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  1. Abraham Lincoln
  2. Pocahontas
  3. Charles Cornwallis
  4. Francis Lowell
  5. Winfield Scott
  1. a Sixteenth president of the United States; he promoted equal rights for African American in the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates. He issued the Emancipation Proclamation and set in motion the Civil War, determined to preserve the Union. HE was assassinated in 1865.
  2. b American industrialist who developed the Lowell system. He hired young women to live and work in his mill.
  3. c American army general who fought in the War of 1812, the Mexican-American war and the Civil was; he also ran for president in 1852 but lost.
  4. d Algonquian princess; she waved the life of John Smith when he was captured and sentenced to death by the Powhatan. She was later taken prisoner by the English, converted to Christianity, and married colonist John Rolfe.
  5. e British 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Algonquin Indian chief who was the head of the Powhatan Confederacy of Algonquin Peoples; father of Pocahontas.
  2. American Educator and the daughter of Lyman Beecher; she promoted education for women in such writings as An essay on the Education of Female Teachers. She founded the first all-female academy.
  3. American clergyman, educator and politician; he became the first African American in the U.S. Senate.
  4. Spanish conquistador; he conquered Mexico and brought about the fall of the Aztec Empire
  5. American Revolutionary soldier and frontier leader, he captured the British trading village of Kaskaskia during the Revolution and encouraged Indian leaders to remain neutral.

5 True/False questions

  1. Nat TurnerGerman monk who protested against the Catholic Church in 1517; which led to the calls fro reform and the movement known as the Reformation.


  2. Charles G. FinneyAmerican clergyman and educator; he became influential in the Second Great Awakening after a dramatic religious experience and conversion.


  3. Little TurtleChief of the tribe of Miami and Shawnee Native Americans; he won the greatest victory Native American had ever achieved over white armies in 1791.


  4. Thomas JeffersonAmerican statesman; he was a member of two Continental Congresses, chairman of the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence, the Declaration's main author and one of its signers, and the third president of the United States.


  5. Robert Fultonunion commander in charge of Fort Sumter when it was attacked by the Confederacy..


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