History Quiz / Often Missed People

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SignificanceNameExtra Info
First European expedition to modern US/cross Mississippi River
Created Albany Regency
Wrote 51 of 85 articles in Federalist Papers
Revolutionary man in entertainment industry (Created American Museum in 1841)
Led 2nd Great Awakening
Maryland, created safe haven for catholics
led crowd against custom officials, killed in Boston Massacre
urged house of burgesses to adopt resolutions against parliament (Virginia lawyer and planter)
First to circumnavigate the world (died on passage)
Led a rebellion against settlers moving into Mississippi Valley
criticized George III for policies, British editor
Friends of Governor Berkeley, led rebellion against Indians and Rich
contends that the genders had equal ability and deserved equal education, supported Republican motherhood
Leading Trancendentalist
Crossed Isthmus of Panama
predestination, accused clergy of following belief taht good work were key to salvation
Conquered the Incas
James Town Captain and leader
Natural, individual rights, resist unjust governments
Treaty of San Lorenzo
Telegraph Inventor
Fought against Salutary Rigor (Writs of Assistance)
wagered war against Dutch to acquire New Netherlands
allowed representative government in Virginia
said if colonists fight in french-indian war, England pays for all costs
Leader of Temperance Movement (Mid 1840)
lead wampanoag against the Europeans, sachem angered at expansion
SignificanceNameExtra Info
Famous explorer trying to find northwest passage
City upon a Hill
Established Georgia
Drafted proposal for constitution
New Jersey Plan (Constitution)
Famouse people who employed sulfuric ether during surgery (innovation on medicine)
Tobacco bringer from West Indies
Pro-British Mohawk Leader during Revolutionary War
First secretary of MA board of Education
Linked christian piety and republican ideals
Had his group of friends who benefited from land, Supported no-expansion in south
Led first expedition to Florida
Father of New France
Challenged Notion of Separate Spheres
____ Gardoqui Treaty
Phrenology chief supporters
Conquered the Aztecs
Portuguese Sailor who navigated to West Indies
XYZ Affair (French Foreign Minister)
Argued for complete separation of church and state
During Age of Reform, women who fought for rights
Viriginia Plan (Constitution)
Important in Abolition Movement (sisters)
Reform: Called for diet change and no alcohol (Mid 19th century)
to mobilize Americans in an American Foreign Legion (Help French during French Revolution)
Cotton Gin

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