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Principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States
Thomas Jefferson's friend and secretary who was commissioned by Jefferson in 1803 to explore the territory of the Louisiana Purchase
British Admiral who established Britain's naval supremacy, which lasted throughout the 1800's
Fourth President of the United States (1809 - 1817). He was the principal author of the Constitution of the United States.
American engineer and inventor who developed the first commercially successful steamboat
Inventor of a hunting knife which was called the Bowie Knife. He died defending the Alamo.
Frontiersman from Tennessee and member of the U.S. House of Representatives who died fighting for Texas' independence at the Alamo
Politician and military leader whose army won a battle against Mexican forces and gained independence for Texas
English nurse during the Crimean War who helped improve nursing practices and the condition of hospitals
English biologist who developed the theory of evolution and wrote The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
Founded Levi Strauss & Co, the first company to manufacture blue jeans, in 1853 in San Francisco, California
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a novel which changed how many Americans viewed slavery
William T. Sherman
General in the Union Army of the Civil War who captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea
French biologist and chemist who invented pasteurization and created the first vaccine for rabies and anthrax
British surgeon who promoted the use of antiseptics to sterilize instruments used in surgery and to clean wounds
Inventor of the incandescent electric light bulb , the phonograph, and the motion picture camera
General George Custer
American Civil War general who was defeated and at the Battle of Little Bighorn
Sioux war chief who defeated Custer's troops at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876
Leader of the Nez Perce tribe who fought for the freedom of his people to keep their home
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