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  1. Kansas Nebraska Act
  2. Anaconda Plan
  3. Horatio Alger, Jr.
  4. Ulysses S. Grant
  5. George McClellan
  1. a Head of army during second part of the war and under his command, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military and ended the Confederate States of America; later became President; believed in attrition; 18th President of the United States 1869-1877. Commander of union forces who accepted Lee's surrender in 1865
  2. b was a major general for the first part of the American Civil War; Ran against President Lincoln in second election; his meticulous planning and preparations hampered his ability to challenge aggressive opponents on the battlefield;
  3. c name widely applied to an outline strategy for subduing the seceding states in the American Civil War. Proposed by General-in-Chief Winfield Scott, the plan emphasized the blockade of the Southern ports, and called for an advance down the Mississippi River to cut the South in two
  4. d Introduced by Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois. It supported the act of popular sovereignty (letting the people of the territory decide whether or not to allow slavery).
  5. e Magazine writer; characters embodies the American dream of "rags to riches." most famous for his novels following the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels about boys who succeed under the tutelage of older mentors were hugely popular in their day.

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  1. led the millerites, believers became known as seven day Adventists, his idea focuses on the return of Jesus, but he was wrong & it became known as the great disappointment
  2. an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency; is regarded as the father of scientific management and was one of the first management consultants; was one of the intellectual leaders of the Efficiency Movement and his ideas, broadly conceived, were highly influential in the Progressive Era.
  3. 11th President of the US. His election paved the way for the annexation of Texas. He was a democrat.
  4. War from 1755 to 1763 between France (with allied Indian nations) and Britain and it's colonists for control of Eastern North America; war was fought primarily along the frontiers between the British colonies from Virginia to Nova Scotia, and began with a dispute over the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers, the site of present-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. the war erupted into the world-wide conflict known as the Seven Years' War and thus came to be regarded as the North American theater of that war;
  5. 3rd President of the US, 1801-1809; main author of the Declaration of Independence; a firm believer in the people and decentralized power; reduced the federal government; first Secretary of State; key leader of the Democratic-Republic Party

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  1. John Rolfe(c. 1585 - 1622) One of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia and is known as the husband of Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Confederacy.


  2. John Winthropmost famous for his "City upon a Hill" sermon (as it is known; its real title is A Model of Christian Charity) in which he declared that the Puritan colonists emigrating to the New World were part of a special pact with God to create a holy community. (The phrase "city upon a hill" is derived from the Bible's Sermon on the Mount); obtained a royal charter from King Charles I for the Massachusetts Bay Company and led a group of English Puritans to the New World in 1630; is


  3. Freedmen's BureauAttack led by a planter; when Governor Berkeley refused to retaliate for a series of Indian attacks on frontier settlements, others took matters into their own hands, attacking Indians, chasing Berkeley from Jamestown, Virginia, and torching the capital; had control of nearly of Virginia until the death of the leader


  4. Thirteenth Amendmentwhich grants citizenship to everyone born in the US and subject to its jurisdiction and protects civil and political rights; one of the Reconstruction Amendments; Its Citizenship Clause provides a broad definition of citizenship that overruled the Dred Scott v. Sandford ruling by the Supreme Court (1857) that held that blacks could not be citizens of the United States.


  5. Compromise of 1877Advocate of prison reform and of special institutions for the metally ill in Massachusetts before the Civil War