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APUSH Monster Match
Important people from the antebellum period
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Charles G. Finney
Great revival preacher who founded Oberlin
Famous "circuit rider," and whiskey drinkin' frontier preacher
Founded the Mormon religion
Led Mormon community to Utah
Advocated and carried major reforms in public education
Will H. McGuffy
Wrote a grade school "reader" that sold 122 million copies
Founded "Troy" female seminary
Founded Mt. Holyoke College for women
Worked for reforms in the treatment offered to mentally ill
Founded American Peace Society
"Ten Nights In a Bar Room and What I Saw"
Neal S. Dow
Known as "Father of Prohibition"
Feminist who protested discrimination against women in London
First female doctor
Woman who shocked the fashion world by wearing "Turkish pants"
Meeting place for women's rights in 1848
Founded New Harmony Indiana
Painted "Birds of America"
Professor who encouraged original research rather than rote memory
Charles Wilson Peale
Famous for painting President portraits
Developed the first crude form of photography
American composer of "Dixie"
Wrote "Knickerbocker history of New York"
James F. Cooper
Wrote "Last of the Mohicans"
William Cullen Bryant
Editor of Saturday Evening Post
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Founder of transcendentalist movement; wrote "Self Reliance"
Henry D. Thoreau
Wrote "On Civil Disobedience"
Author of "Leaves of Grass"
Harvard professor who wrote "Hiawatha"
John Greenfield Whittier
Fighting Quaker who wrote poems protesting injustice
Prof. James Lowell
Wrote "Biglow Papers"
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Author of "The Last Leaf"
Louisa May Alcott
Author of "Little Women"
Shut in who never published one poem, thousands were published posthumously
William Gillmore Simms
"The Cooper of the South"
Edgar Allen Poe
Author of "Gold Bug," antebellum America's version of Stephen King
Wrote "The Scarlet Letter"
Author of Moby Dick
The father of American History
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