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Author of the Declaration of Sentiments
One of the more famous participants in the Boston Tea Party
English explorer who traveled to eastern Canada
Conductor on the Underground Railroad
President of the Confederacy
Inventor of the Cotton Gin
'Give me liberty or give me death' speaker
Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia
Helped gain French support for the Patriots
Commanded the Continental Army
General of Union army that defeated Lee
President of the United States during the Civil War
Former slave who helped recruit African Americans to fight with the Union
Explorer who claimed the southwest United States for Spain
Author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights
Patriot who warned the colonists that the British troops were on their way
Explorer who traveled along the Colorado River
Third President
Delivered the Gettysburg Address
President during the War of 1812
Entrepreneur who brought the reaper to the market
Founder of the American Red Cross
Only one of the first five presidents not from Virginia
Author of the North Star
Slave who helped invent the reaper
Explorer who claimed 1/3 of America for France
President when the federal court system and the cabinet were established
Issued the Emancipation Proclamation
President who warned Europeans to stay away from the Western Hemisphere
British General who surrendered at Yorktown
Main author of the Declaration of Independence
Explorer who established Quebec
Entrepreneur who improved the steamboat
The King in Britain during the Revolutionary War
Confederate General who died during the Civil War
President when the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution
Civil War Nurse
Author of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
Former slave and poet who wrote poems favoring American independence
Author of the Liberator
Helped complete the design Washington, D.C.
African American astronomer and surveyor
President when the two-party system emerged
Former slave, Union naval captain and sailor
Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses
African American South Carolina Congressman after the Civil War
President who sent Lewis and Clark to explore new land
Offered command of Union forces during the Civil War, but refused to fight against home state
Author of the 'Ain't I a Woman' speech
Advocate for women's suffrage, friend of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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