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Monster Matching: Key Antebellum Figures
Can you pick the major figures from the antebellum era?
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Monster Matching: United States Cold War Era Figures
Founded Mt. Holyoke College for Women
First female doctor
Wrote 'Ten Nights in a Bar Room and What I Saw'
Great revival preacher who founded Oberlin
Led Mormon community to Utah
Known as 'Father of Prohibition'
Famous 'circuit rider' and frontier preacher
Founded the Mormon Religion
Advocated and carried major reforms in public education
Founded 'Troy' Female Seminary
Wrote a grade school 'reader' that sold 122 million copies
Founded American Peace Society
Worked for reforms in the treatment offered to mentally ill
Fighting Quaker who wrote poems protesting injustice
The father of American History, wrote 'History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent'
Wrote 'The Biglow Papers'
Wrote 'The Scarlet Letter'
Shut-in who never published one poem, thousands were published posthumously
Author of 'Gold Bug,' antebellum America's version of Stephen King
Famous for painting presidential portraits
American composer of 'Dixie'
Author of 'Leaves of Grass'
Harvard professor who wrote 'Hiawatha'
Woman who shocked the fashion world by wearing 'Turkish Pants'
Founded New Harmony, Indiana, a utopian society
Painted 'Birds of America'
Professor who encouraged original research rather than rote memory
Wrote 'Knickerbocker History of New York'
Wrote 'On Civil Disobedience'
Founder of Transcendentalist movement, wrote 'Self Reliance'
Wrote 'Last of the Mohicans'
Author of 'Moby Dick'
Called 'The Cooper of the South,' wrote 82 books
Tainted by the 'corrupt bargain' of the 1824 presidential election
Woman who spoke out tirelessly against racial and gender inequality, also supported the temperance movement
Led the movement to nullify the 1828 Tariff of Abominations
The father of the American System, known as the 'Great Compromiser'
First presidential candidate for the fledgling Republican Party
A radical abolitionist who advocated the immediate emancipation of all slaves in the United States, created 'The Liberator'
Died after less than a month in presidential office
President associated with populist democracy, westward expansion, and a strengthened federal government
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1801–1835
Inventor of the mechanical mower-reaper
Inaugurated the Era of Good Feelings
President who lowered tariffs, revived the independent treasury, acquired Oregon, and seized California in the Mexican War
Organized the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848
Second Whig president (elected in 1848)
Signed the Texas annexation bill into law in last days of his presidency
President plagued by the Panic of 1837
Allied with Henry Clay in 1834 to form the new Whig Party
Inventor of the cotton gin and the system of interchangeable parts
President of the Bank of the United States during the 1820s and 1830s
Wrote 'Woman in the Nineteenth Century'
Worked together to fight slavery, linking the abolitionist cause to the women's rights movement
Helped to found the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society
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