History Quiz / Often Missed People

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

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