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

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