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

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

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