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Eli Whitney
invented the cotton gin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin
Thomas Jefferson
Join or Die
Sojourner Truth
Wrote "and ain't i a woman"
Boston Corbett
Killed booth
Lewis and Clarke
explored the louisiana territory, mapping out the new land and describing what they saw
Samuel B. Morse
inventor of the telegraph
Dred Scott
American slave who sued his master for keeping him enslaved in a territory where slavery was banned under the missouri Compromise
Prudence Crandall
abolitionist teacher who began school for African American girls
Samuel Slater
built first spinning mill in Rhode Island was the father of factories
Ullyses S. Grant
was a union general that took control of the west at shilo and memphis
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Co-founded the 1848 Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, New York also made the declaration of sentiments
Roger Sherman Baldwin
Defended the African Americans in the Amistad Case
Alexander Hamilton
1789-1795; First Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated creation of a national bank, assumption of state debts by the federal government, and a tariff system to pay off the national debt.
William Lloyd Garrison
1805-1879. Prominent American abolitionist, journalist and social reformer. Editor of radical abolitionist newspaper "The Liberator", and one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Clara Barton
Founded the American Red Cross during the civil war
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Dorthea Dix
dedicated to improving conditions for the mentally ill. led movement to build new mental hospitals and improve existing ones
Sacajawea
native american woman who served as a guide an interpreter for the lewis and clark expedition
Francis Cabot Lowell
Visited England and returned to the US to open a mill in Mass. that brought spining and weaving in one building in a town named after him
John Adams
America's first Vice-President and second President. Sponsor of the American Revolution in Massachusetts, and wrote the Massachusetts guarantee that freedom of press "ought not to be restrained."
Abe Lincoln
President during Civil war wrote emancipation Proclamation, freed slaves, etc.
General Robert E. Lee
Commander of Confederate Army. Great leader, Lincoln wanted him as the leader of the Union Army
John Wilkes Booth
United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)
Francis Scott Key
United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812
Nat Turner
United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia
Cinque
main character in amistad