Chapter 15 & 16 People
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steamboat w/ engine
cotton gin and interchangeable parts
first steam powered locomotive
stole plans for British mill
Francis Cabot Lowell
improved on Slater's mill
Sarah G. Bagley
founded Lowell Female Labor Reform Organization
developed method to teach hearing impaired
Samuel Gridley Howe
helped people with visual impairments
helped educated people about the bad conditions given to prisoners and mentally ill
wrote simple, deeply personal poems that celebrated the natural world
Henry David Thoreau
wrote books; Transcendentalism (1)
Ralph Waldo Emerson
wrote books; Transcendentalism (2)
Harriet Beecher Stowe
wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin. Portrayed how bad slavery really was.
popular religious leader. Led people on a brief violent rampage, killing 55 whites.
leading "conductor of Underground Railroad
he spoke out against slavery and other movements, wrote books, etc.
William Lloyd Garrison
one of the first white abolitionists. Started a newspaper called The Liberator
Sarah & Angelina Grimke
spoke out for abolition and women's rights
John Quincy Adams
battled slavery. Introduced amends for gradual abolition of slavery
led an attack that killed 5 whites. Wanted to "strike terror"
sought to tell people the truth about slavery
white abolitionist. People set his antislavery newspaper on fire.
organized Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (1)
organized Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (2)
Susan B. Anthony
called for equal pay and college training. Organized Daughters of Independence.
broke barriers in female education
began raising funds to open a women's college
discovered a comet with a telescope. 1st woman elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
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