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Seeing that the mentally ill were often just put in jails chained and beaten, fought for better treatment of the mentally ill
Wrote 'The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere' and 'Hiawatha'
Opened the Perkins School of rthe Blind in Massachusetts
Former slave who founded the influential African Methodist Episcopal Church or AME Church
Wrote about 'blank looking girls... all blankly folding paper' describing a paper mill. Also wrote Moby Dick
Lectured publicly against slavery in 1837 and wrote Letters on the Equality of the Sexes
Wrote, 'I'm Nobody! Who are you? Are you - Nobody - too?'
THe Father of AMerican Education
Which president inaugurated in 1837 had to deal with that year's Panic
Famous for his paintings of the Mandan, Sioux, Blackfoot and Crow Indians
Was not able to go to college but founded Mount Holyoke College
The energetic organizer behind the women's rights movement. Convinced New York to give married women rights to property and wages but did not stop there
Wrote haunting stories and poems like 'The Raven'
Published the Liberator. Said Where there is a human being, I see God-given rights
Former slave who spoke out for women's rights with her 'Ain't I a woman' speech
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Wrote: ' I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars'
On her honeymoon to London in 1840, she realized that World Anti-Slavery Convention did not allow women to participate. Later, she wrote the Declaration of Sentiments for a women's
One of the most important leaders in the Second Great Awakening. Held long revival meetings and challenged traditional protestants
Wrote about time a Walden Pond and civil disobedience
IN the very beginning of 1861 the United States was beginning to fall apart. Who was president in January 1861?
Took 20 years to write the AMerican Dictionary of the English Language
Harvard professor who encouraged his students to create a unique AMerican voice and thus inspiring people like Emerson and Thoreau
Newspaper editor who promoted the wearing of baggy pants for women, so they could move about better and be more comfortable
The Great War was raging in 1915, who was president?
Wrote about the hard conditions of faced by workers in an iron mill
The bicentennial was a celebration of 200 years after th assigning of the Declaration of Independence. Who was elected president that year?
Founded the first free American school for hearing impaired people
Admitted to medical school because the students who voted thought it was a joke; became the first woman to graduate from an AMerican medical school
Former slave who created the North Star. Spoke out against slavery and supported women's rights.
THe most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad who after escaping slavery, returned to the South 19 times to aid more than 300 slaves seeking freedom

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