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  1. Dorothea Dix
  2. Henry David Thoreau
  3. William Henry Harrison
  4. William Travis
  5. Stephen F. Austin
  1. a American colonizer in Texas; after helping Texas win independence from Mexico he became secretary of State for the Texas Republic.
  2. b American philanthropist and social reformer; she helped change the prison system nationwide by advocating the development of state hospitals to treat the mentally ill instead of jails.
  3. c American lawyer and commander of Texas Forces at the Alamo.
  4. d American writer and transcendentalist philosopher; he studied nature and published a magazine article "Civil Disobedience," as well as his famous book, Walden Pond.
  5. e American politician; he served as the governor of Indian Territory and fought Tecumseh in the Battle of Tippecanoe. He was the ninth president of the United States.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Ottawa chief who united the Great Lakes' Indians to try to halt the advance of European settlements. He attacked British forts in a battle known as Pontiac's Rebellion and eventually surrendered.
  2. English and the first Lord Baltimore, he requested land to establish a colony for Catholics in America, but died before it was granted. His son, the second Lord Baltimore, later established a settlement in Maryland in 1632.
  3. American Army general put in charge of Union troops and later removed by Lincoln for failure to press Lee's Confederate troops in Richmond.
  4. American reformer; she planned the Seneca Falls Convention with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the first organized meeting for women's rights in the United States.
  5. Eleventh president of the United States; he negotiated the establishment or the Oregon Territory for the U.S. and acquired much land as a result of the Mexican American War.

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  1. Leif ErikssonAmerican lawyer, politician, and soldier; he led the U.S. settlers in a fight to secure Texas against Mexico and was instrumental in Texas' admission to the United States in 1845.

          

  2. Robert E. LeeAmerican 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. Abraham LincolnPuritan leader who angered other Puritans by claiming that people's relationship to God did not need guidance from ministers; she was tried and convicted of undermining church authorities and was banished from Massachusetts colony; she later establish the colony of Portsmouth in present-day Rhode Island.

          

  4. Meriwhether LewisAmerican philanthropist and social reformer; she helped change the prison system nationwide by advocating the development of state hospitals to treat the mentally ill instead of jails.

          

  5. Charles G. FinneyAmerican inventor whose cotton gin changed cotton harvesting procedures and enabled large increases in cotton production; he introduced the technology of mass production through the development of interchangeable part in gun-making.