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

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