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Top 75 Quiz #3 51-75

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Andrew Jackson
leader of the original democratic party and known as the "President of the People".
John C. Calhoun
Senator from South Carolina who spoke up for the South
Henry Clay
Senator and Congressman from Kentucky, known as the "Great Compromiser"
Daniel Webster
Massachusetts Congressman who stood up for the North
Jefferson Davis
president of the Confederacy
Ulysses S. Grant
General of the Union Army who won the Civil War for the North
Robert E. Lee
General of the Confederate Army
Thomas Paine
wrote the pamphlets Common Sense and The Crisis to encourage American independence
Alexander Hamilton
leader of the Federalist Party, 1st Secretary of the Treasury
James Madison
known as the "Father of the Constitution"
Frederick Douglass
former slave who became the best-known black abolitionist
James Monroe
author of the Monroe Doctrine, stated that US would not allow European countries to recolonize in the western hemisphere
Harriet Tubman
conductor of the Underground Railroad
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
organized the Seneca Falls Convention creating the Women's Right Movement in the US
Horace Mann
known as the "Father of Education"
James Oglethorpe
founded the colony of Georgia as a refuge for debtors and a buffer between Spanish Florida and the other colonies
William Penn
founder of Pennsylvania, promised religious freedom to all especially Quakers
54th Massachusetts Regiment
African American regiment during the Civil War that played a key role in the attack on Fort Wagner
John Wilkes Booth
the man responsible for the murder of Abraham Lincoln
George Mason
an Anti-Federalist who strongly opposed the ratification of the Constitution
Marybury v. Madison
the court decision that gave the Supreme Court the power of judicial review
Dred Scott V. Sanford
Supreme Court decision that slaves were property and not citizens
cotton gin
an invention by Eli Whitney that speeded up the cleaning of cotton fibers, increasing the need for slaves
steamboat
successful use of this invention by Robert Fulton that revolutionized trade and transportation in the U.S.
interchangeable parts
process developed by Eli Whitney that called for making each vital part of a product exactly the same