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

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