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

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