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

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

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