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Ulysses S. Grant The head general for the Union Army
Robert E. Lee The head general for the Confederate Army
John Wilkes Booth The assassinator of Abraham Lincoln
Eli Whitney The inventor of the Cotton Gin
Harriet Tubman The slave who escaped in 1849 via the Underground Railroad, after her arrival in Philadelphia she became an active participant in the network, going to the South many times to rescue other slaves, at one point their was a $40,000 reward for her capture.
Sojourner Truth This slave took her infant son and escaped in 1828 and in 1843 she had a religious experience and changed her name
Grimke Sisters Two sisters who were American feminists and social reformers who spent their lives working and leading in both the abolitionist and suffrage movements
William Wilberforce Spent much of his life fighting to abolish slavery in the British Empire and then to emancipate existing slaves
John Brown A abolitionist and anti-racist who led 21 other men to raid the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, he was captured and hanged in 1859
Nat Turner A Negro Priest who led a rebellion
Stonewall Jackson A Confederate Army General who had his arm amputated because of a friendly fire and died of pneumonia at Chancellorsville
Jefferson Davis The president of the Confederate States (The states that succeeded from the Union)
General Sherman Union General who wanted to cut through the heartland of the south to destroy anything of military value to the south in order to prove that the southern army could not protect their own land and therefore would be forced to surrender
Henry Clay Senator from Kentucky who put together the Compromise of 1850
Daniel Webster A senator from Massachusetts who was in favor of the Compromise of 1850
President Andrew Johnson Abraham Lincoln’s Vice President, the 17th President of the United States, and the first United States President to be impeached on February 24, 1868
John C. Calhoun A senator from South Carolina who didn’t want to vote about the Mexican American war, foreseeing that the war would aggravate sectional strife
Harriet Beecher Stowe The author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Henry “Box” Brown A slave that shipped himself in a box to Philadelphia
Yankees Someone who lives in the northern states, especially New England
Dred Scott A born slave, who had been taken by his master into the free portion of the Louisiana Territory and when his master died he sued in Missouri for his freedom
Abraham Lincoln The president during the Civil War, the writer of the Emancipation Proclamation, and was assassinated
Ulysses S. Grant The head general for the Union Army
Robert E. Lee The head general for the Confederate Army
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