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John Marshall the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. His court opinions helped lay the basis for United States constitutional law
James Madison was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fourth President of the United States
Ulysses S. Grant 18th President of the United States. Commanding General of the United States Army, and lead the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War.
Robert E. Lee American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865
William T. Sherman American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War
Andrew Johnson 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. He became president as he was vice president at the time of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Oliver Hazard Perry American naval commander, born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island
Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Robert Fulton (The Clermont)American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing a commercially successful steamboat called The North River Steamboat
Henry Clay “Great Pacificator” for his contributions to domestic policy, he emphasized economic development in his diplomacy. Worked on the Compromise tariff
Horace Mann American politician and education reformer, best known for promoting universal public education and teacher training in "normal schools."
Emma Willard American women's rights activist who dedicated her life to education. She worked in several schools and founded the first school for women's higher education, the Troy Female Seminary in Troy, New York
Dorothea Dix American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress, created the first generation of American mental asylums
Angelina and Sarah Grimke Abolitionist and feminist sisters were the first women to testify before a state legislature on the issue of blacks' rights
Elizabeth Cady Stanton She helped organize the world’s first women’s rights convention in 1848
Lucretia Mott American Quaker, abolitionist, a women's rights activist, and a social reformer
Susan B. Anthony American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement
Samuel Slater English-American industrialist known as the "Father of the American Industrial Revolution" and the "Father of the American Factory System.
Francis Cabot Lowell built up an American textile manufacturing industry
Eli Whitney Invented the cotton gin
John C. Calhoun American statesman and political theorist from South Carolina, and the seventh Vice President of the United States
Stephen F. Austin founder of Anglo-American Texas
General Santa Anna "the Napoleon of the West", was an American-born Spaniard (creole) who fought to defend royalist New Spain and then for Mexican independence
Sam Houston American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state
William Lloyd Garrison The leader of Northern attacks on slavery
Elijah Lovejoy He published a religious newspaper, The St. Louis Observer, and began to advocate the abolition of slavery
Denmark Vesey He is notable as the accused and convicted ringleader of "the rising," a major potential slave revolt planned for the city in June 1822
Horace Greely New York Tribun
John Brown a radical abolitionist who believed in the violent overthrow of the slavery system.
Roger B. Taney the fifth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Jefferson Davis American politician who was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War, and the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Confederate general during the American Civil War, and the best-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee
David G. Farragut flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War. He was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the United States Navy
John Ericsson Swede who was already gaining a great engineering reputation was one of the brightest minds in shipbuilding. Ironclads
William H. Seward managed international affairs during the Civil War and also negotiated the 1867 purchase of Alaska
Clement L. Vallandingham Ohio politician and leader of the Copperhead faction of anti-war Democrats during the American Civil War
Charles Sumner American politician and senator from Massachusetts. He was the leader of the antislavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the United States Senate during the American Civil War
Thaddeus Stevens member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania and one of the leaders of the Radical Republican faction of the Republican Party during the 1860s
Andrew Jackson As President vowed to make government service more responsive to the popular will
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