Who's Who and What's What of the 19th Century

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a drastic change in the manual labor system originating in the South
best known for writing the McGuffey Readers
best known for his novel 'Moby-Dick'
American author and poet; part of the American Romantic Movement
American quaker, abolitionist, & women's rights activist
inventor of a single-wire telegraph system, and co-inventor of the Morse code
grand basis for attaining the civil, social, political, and religious rights of women
inventor of the mechanical reaper
led the Transcendentalist movement
created the Atlantic Telegraph Company
American educator reformer
prominent civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement
developed the first commercially successful steamboat
women's rights activist who dedicated her life to education
'American Moses' & leader in the Latter Day Saints movement
allows for easy assembly & repair of devices
'Father of American Scholarship and Education'
author of the Oregon Trail
author of Little Women
American Baptist preacher
Christian doctrine that stresses individual freedom of belief and rejects the Trinity
religious revival movement during the early 19th century in the US which expressed Arminian theology by which every person could be saved through revivals
the first abolitionists to recognize the importance of women's rights
prevailing value system among the upper and middle classes during the 19th century
part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism
American physician & member of the Fireside Poets
prolific and popular American writer
American novelist and short story writer
writer of 'Paul Revere's Ride'
American educator known for her forthright opinions on female education
an idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England around 1836 in reaction to rationalism
American philosopher and leading transcendentalist
American romantic poet
inventor of the cotton gin
the period where steam power, railroads, canals, and roads emerged as new forms of transportation
American Methodist revivalist & politician
'Father of American Music'
founder of the Latter Day Saint movement
leading figure of the early women's rights movement
political position that established inhabitants of a nation are superior to newcomers or immigrants
American activists on behalf of the indigent insane
first woman to receive a medical degree in the US
'Father of the American Industrial Revolution'
The Father of Modern Revivalism
American author, essayist, biographer, and historian
French thinker and historian, best known for his Democracy in America
an early and influential women's rights convention held in Seneca Falls, New York
America's first true feminist and transcendentalist
American showman and businessman, founded circuses

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