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  1. Robert Fulton
  2. Aaron Burr
  3. Franklin Pierce
  4. Powhatan
  5. Askia Muhammad
  1. a Algonquin Indian chief who was the head of the Powhatan Confederacy of Algonquin Peoples; father of Pocahontas.
  2. b American engineer and inventor; he built the first commercially successful full-sized steamboat, the Clermont which led to the development of commercial steamboat ferry services for goods and people
  3. c Ruler of the West African kingdom of Songhai; he was known for encouraging a revival of Muslim learning during his rule.
  4. d American soldier, lawyer, senator, and v ice President of the U.S.; he shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1807 and was arrested for treason in 1807 and later acquitted. His trial ended his political career.
  5. e Fourteenth president of the U.S.; he condemned Kansas' free-soil government as rebels, which led to the Sac of Lawrence.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. union commander in charge of Fort Sumter when it was attacked by the Confederacy..
  2. Important and influential revivalist leader in the Great Awakening religious movement; he delivered dramatic sermons on the choice between salvation and damnation.
  3. First and only president of the Confederate States of America after the election of president Lincoln in 1860 led to the secession of many southern states
  4. Native American leader who became head chief of the entire Sioux Nation. He encouraged other Sioux leaders to resist government demands to buy lands of the Black Hills reservations.
  5. American lawyer and commander of Texas Forces at the Alamo.

5 True/False questions

  1. Thomas PaineAmerican educator; he is considered the father of American public education


  2. Abigail AdamsPlantation manager in the Carolinas; she was the first person to successfully grow Indigo in the colonies.


  3. Charles CornwallisBritish general and commander of the British army at the Battle of Yorktown. After the defeat of the British army he was forced to surrender to the American, ending the American Revolution.


  4. Rutherford B. HayesAmerican army officer; he served as a Union general at major Civil War Battles. He forced back General Lee's Confederate army at Gettysburg but failed to obtain a decisive victory.


  5. William Henry HarrisonKing William III and Queen Mary II; rulers of Great Britain who replaced King James II as a result of the Glorious Revolution.