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

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