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Harriet Tubman Guided more than 200 men, women, and children to freedom
Nat Turner an African-American slave who led a slave rebellion of slaves and free blacks in Southampton County
Frederick Douglass an African-American social reformer, orator, abolitionist, writer, and statesman
Eli Whitney inventor of the cotton engine, was hoping his invention would lessen the need for slaves
William Gregg an ardent advocate of industrialization in antebellum Southern United States. In 1847 he founded the successful Graniteville Company
John Brown he choose to violently act against slavery and arm the slaves to create his own army.
Dred Scott an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom
Abraham Lincon thirteenth president of the U.S. wasn't an abolitionist, but he did not want slavery to spread west
Jefferson Davis president of the confederate states of america
Stephen A. Douglas nicknamed the "Little Giant" because he was short in physical stature, but a forceful and dominant figure in politics
Samuel Morse inventor of the telegraph, which used a certain type of code which used a series of dots and dashes.
John Deere inventor of the lightweight steel plow
Elias Howe inventor of the sewing machine
Cyrus McCormick inventor of the mechanical reaper
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote hardships of the life of a slave
Robert Fulton inventor of the steam powered boat
Roger Taney a judge in the supreme court that denied Dred Scott's case, because he was still owned by a plantation owner.
Solomon Northrup lived twelve years in the life of a slave
Preston Brooks beat Charles Sumner nearly to death with a cane for saying nasty things about his cousin
Charles Summner was beat severely on the head before he could reach his feet, using a thick gutta-percha cane with a gold head, for saying bad things about a southerner's cousin
Peter Cooper inventor of the steam powered boat
William Lloyd Garrison abolitionist that had a unique quality about him, he was white
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