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Can you name the notable people and what they did during the 1830s, 40s, and 50s?

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A group of immigrants considered to be drunken, ignorant, Catholic, and brawlers
A group of immigrants considered to be sober, hard-working, and literate protestants
A group of Americans who viewed new immigrants as a threat.
One of two nativist groups.
Famous man who dressed as a woman to smuggle blueprints.
What did he steal?
What is he known as?
Famous man who invented the cotton gin
More importantly, he is known for creating what?
One of three important characterizations of Transcendentalists.
Author of 'Self-Reliance'
Author of 'Walden Pond' who decided to live for an entire summer at this pond.
Group of girls who began to break the 'cult of domesticity' by working at textile mills for a small wage
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is also known as what?
Who was their first leader?
Who was their second leader?
How did he become the second leader?
What was a main belief that prevented them from becoming a state?
One of three educational reformers who proposed better school houses, teachers pay, and a curriculum expansion
One of two female educational reformers.
Female reformer who personified a reform to create 'hospitals' for mentally-ill people that lived along with criminals in prison.
Author of '10 Nights in a Barroom and What I Saw There'
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Created Oct 26, 2011ReportNominate
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