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CMS - 8th History

Important Individuals

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Samuel Adams Political leader in Boston who helped form the Committees of Correspondence and the Sons of Liberty to oppose British Taxes.
King George III King of Great Britian during the American Revolution.
Thomas Jefferson Main author of the Declaration of Independence and the 3rd president of the United States who purchased the Lousiana Territory from France.
Thomas Paine Wrote Common Sense to persuade the colonist to declare their independence from Great Britian.
Samuel Adams Political leader in Boston who helped form the Committees of Correspondence and the Sons of Liberty to oppose British taxes.
King George III King of Great Britain during the American Revolution.
Thomas Jefferson Main author of the Declaration of Independence and the 3rd president of the United States who purchased the Louisiana Territory from France.
Thomas Paine Wrote Common Sense to persuade the colonist to declare their independence from Great Britain.
Benjamin Franklin Helped Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence and participated in the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
George Washington Commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and the 1st President of the United States.
James Madison Considered the Father of the Constitution and the 4th President of the United States. Was one of the authors of the Federalist Papers, which supported ratification of the Constitution.
Alexander Hamilton Strong supporter of the U.S. Constitution and the leader of the Federalist Party believed a strong federal government could strengthen the economy.
James Monroe 5th President of the United States known for the Monroe Doctrine which ordered European countries not to colonize in the western hemisphere.
Andrew Jackson 7th President of the United States moved Native Americans west of the Mississippi River in what became known as the Trail of Tears.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Leader of women’s rights movement. She helped organize the Seneca Falls Convention.
Horace Mann led the movement to establish free public education.
Frederick Douglas African American who escaped slavery and became a leader in the Abolition Movement.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin and anti-slavery novel.
Patrick Henry Supported no taxation without representation was a leader in the Independence movement. He stated: “I know now what course other may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”
Samuel Adams Political leader in Boston who helped form the Committees of Correspondence and the Sons of Liberty to oppose British taxes.
King George III King of Great Britain during the American Revolution.
Thomas Jefferson Main author of the Declaration of Independence and the 3rd president of the United States who purchased the Louisiana Territory from France.
Thomas Paine Wrote Common Sense to persuade the colonist to declare their independence from Great Britain.
Benjamin Franklin Helped Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence and participated in the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
George Washington Commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and the 1st President of the United States.
James Madison Considered the Father of the Constitution and the 4th President of the United States. Was one of the authors of the Federalist Papers, which supported ratification of the Constitution.
Alexander Hamilton Strong supporter of the U.S. Constitution and the leader of the Federalist Party believed a strong federal government could strengthen the economy.
James Monroe 5th President of the United States known for the Monroe Doctrine which ordered European countries not to colonize in the western hemisphere.
Andrew Jackson 7th President of the United States moved Native Americans west of the Mississippi River in what became known as the Trail of Tears.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Leader of women’s rights movement. She helped organize the Seneca Falls Convention.
Horace Mann led the movement to establish free public education.
Frederick Douglas African American who escaped slavery and became a leader in the Abolition Movement.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin and anti-slavery novel.
Patrick Henry Supported no taxation without representation was a leader in the Independence movement.
Patrick Henry Gave his most famous speed before Virginia House of Burgesses in 1775, he stated: “I know now what course other may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”
George Mason Member of the Constitutional Convention in 1787. He was Anti-Federalist who did not support ratification (approval) of the Constitution because it lacked a Bill of Rights.
Abraham Lincoln Served as president of the United States (Union) during the Civil War.
Jefferson Davis Served as president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.
Robert E. Lee Served as commander of the Confederate troops during the Civil War. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House.
Ulysses S. Grant served as commander of the Union troops during the Civil War.
Frederick Douglas African American who escaped slavery and became a leader in the Abolition Movement.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin and anti-slavery novel.
Patrick Henry Supported no taxation without representation was a leader in the Independence movement.
Patrick Henry Gave his most famous speed before Virginia House of Burgesses in 1775, he stated: “I know now what course other may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”
George Mason Member of the Constitutional Convention in 1787. He was Anti-Federalist who did not support ratification (approval) of the Constitution because it lacked a Bill of Rights.
Abraham Lincoln Served as president of the United States (Union) during the Civil War.
Jefferson Davis Served as president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.
Robert E. Lee Served as commander of the Confederate troops during the Civil War. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House.
Ulysses S. Grant served as commander of the Union troops during the Civil War.
Harriet Tubman an escaped slave who became a Conductor on the Underground Railroad and helped over 300 slaves to freedom in the North.
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