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

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

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