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The "Father of American Missions"

Adoniram Judson

1

One of the best-known circuit-riding preachers

Peter Cartwright

2

The woman responsible for New York City's first Sunday school program

Catherine Ferguson

3

The man who wrote the first major American dictionary

Noah Webster

4

Sacajawea acted as their guide and interpreter

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

5

The leader of the "haystack prayer meetings"

Samuel J. Mills

6

America's first missionary to a foreign land

George Liele

7

Fiery black preacher who ministered in Civil War hospitals

John Jasper

8

"Father of Western African Missions"

Lott Carey

9

The most famous pioneer of the colonial times

Daniel Boone

10

This purchase of 1803 more than doubled the size of United States

The Louisiana Purchase

11

One reason America declared war on England in this year was because the English were kidnapping American sailors

1812

12

The American general responsible for the victory at the battle of New Orleans

Andrew Jackson

13

General Sam Houston captured Santa Anna and the Mexican army at the battle of....

San Jacinto

14

The Whitman's where the most famous missionaries to this state

Oregon

15

Commodore Matthew Perry was responsible for opening American trade with this country

Japan

16

He was the first Baptist missionary to Japan

Jonathan Goble

17

The trail blazed by Daniel Boone for pioneers headed west

Wilderness Road

18

Freedom of religion and protection to those settling in the Northwest Territory was guaranteed by this

The Northwest Ordinance

19

The first major man-made canal in the United States

Erie Canal

20

Preachers who traveled from town to town preaching in areas that had no pastor were called this

Circuit riding preachers

21

America's greatest contribution to the field of music is this type of music

Spiritual

22

The group that introduced the spiritual to the northern states and Europe was this group

Fisk Jubilee Singers

23

The treaty that officially ended the war of 1812

Treaty of Ghent

24

The most heroic and best remembered battle in Texas's struggle for independence was this

Battle of the Alamo

25

Gold miners in the California gold rush were called this

Forty-niners

26

Empty deserted towns left after gold miners had moved on are called this

Ghost towns

27

The author of a children's reading series used in America in the 1800s

William Macguffey

28

One of the beloved hymn writers of the 1800s

Isaac Watts

29

The president responsible for obtaining the Louisiana purchase

Thomas Jefferson