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'Father of the American Industrial Revolution'
developed the first commercially successful steamboat
American author, essayist, biographer, and historian
Christian doctrine that stresses individual freedom of belief and rejects the Trinity
the first abolitionists to recognize the importance of women's rights
first woman to receive a medical degree in the US
French thinker and historian, best known for his Democracy in America
a drastic change in the manual labor system originating in the South
American novelist and short story writer
grand basis for attaining the civil, social, political, and religious rights of women
religious revival movement during the early 19th century in the US which expressed Arminian theology by which every person could be saved through revivals
American educator reformer
an idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England around 1836 in reaction to rationalism
America's first true feminist and transcendentalist
prominent civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement
American romantic poet
American physician & member of the Fireside Poets
best known for his novel 'Moby-Dick'
inventor of a single-wire telegraph system, and co-inventor of the Morse code
American educator known for her forthright opinions on female education
author of Little Women
prolific and popular American writer
an early and influential women's rights convention held in Seneca Falls, New York
leading figure of the early women's rights movement
prevailing value system among the upper and middle classes during the 19th century
allows for easy assembly & repair of devices
best known for writing the McGuffey Readers
American Methodist revivalist & politician
women's rights activist who dedicated her life to education
'Father of American Music'
inventor of the mechanical reaper
American Baptist preacher
inventor of the cotton gin
'American Moses' & leader in the Latter Day Saints movement
American quaker, abolitionist, & women's rights activist
the period where steam power, railroads, canals, and roads emerged as new forms of transportation
created the Atlantic Telegraph Company
political position that established inhabitants of a nation are superior to newcomers or immigrants
writer of 'Paul Revere's Ride'
American author and poet; part of the American Romantic Movement
author of the Oregon Trail
part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism
American philosopher and leading transcendentalist
led the Transcendentalist movement
'Father of American Scholarship and Education'
American activists on behalf of the indigent insane
The Father of Modern Revivalism
American showman and businessman, founded circuses
founder of the Latter Day Saint movement

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