He was a major author of the Declaration of Independence He was the leader of the Democratic Republicans. He favored a weak national government. He supported states’ powers and small business and farmers. He opposed a national bank.He bought Louisiana from France (Louisiana Purchase).Lewis and Clark explored this new land west of the Mississippi River.
He was the leader of the Army of Northern Virginia. He was offered command of the Union forces at the beginning of the war but chose not to fight against Virginia. He opposed secession, but did not believe the union should be held together by force. He urged Southerners to accept defeat at the end of the war and reunite as Americans when some wanted to fight on.
He was the author of the Bill of Rights. The War of l812, which was fought during his presidency, caused European nations to gain respect for the United States.
He was Commander of the Continental Army. During his presidency the federal court system was established, political parties grew out of the disagreements between Hamilton and Jefferson over the proper role of the national government, the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution of the United States of America, plans were initiated for development of the national capital in Washington, D.C.
He championed the cause of independence. A two-party system emerged during his term as president.
He was an outspoken member of House of Burgesses. He inspired colonial patriotism with “Give me liberty or give me death” speech.
He was President of the United States. He opposed the spread of slavery and issued the Emancipation Proclamation. He was determined to preserve the Union—by force if necessary. He believed the United States was one nation, not a collection of independent states. He wrote the Gettysburg Address that said the Civil War was to preserve a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” Following Lincoln’s election, the southern states seceded from the Union. Lincoln and many Northerners believed that the United States was one nation that could not be separated or divided.
He was a prominent member of Continental Congress; he helped frame the Declaration of Independence.
A former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting American independence.
Patriot who made a daring ride to warn colonists of British arrival.
He was general of the Union army that defeated Robert E. Lee.
She believed that slavery was wrong and became an abolitionist leader.
This man and others led patriots in throwing tea into Boston Harbor to protest tea taxes.
He was the leader of the Federalists, who favored a strong national government, limits on states’ powers, the development of industry on a national scale, and a national bank.
An African American astronomer and surveyor, helped complete the design for the city of Washington, D.C.
This man worked with Jo Anderson to invent the reaper. The reaper increased the productivity of the American farmer.
The steamboat was invented by this guy. It provided faster river transportation that connected Southern plantations and farms to Northern industries.
He introduced the Monroe Doctrine warning European nations not to interfere in the Western Hemisphere.
This gentleman explored this new land west of the Mississippi River. In the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Louisiana Purchase from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.
African American sailor and later a Union naval captain, was highly honored for his feats of bravery and heroism. He became a Congressman after the Civil War.
The cotton gin was improved by this guy. It increased the production of cotton and thus increased the need for slave labor to cultivate and pick the cotton.
He explored this new land west of the Mississippi River. In the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Louisiana Purchase from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.
He was a slave who worked with Cyrus McCormick to invent the reaper.
He was the man whose ideas include: people have natural rights to life, liberty, and property; government is created to protect the rights of people and has only the limited and specific powers the people consent to give it.