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

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