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

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