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1

How did the Missouri Compromise affect MA?

Maine left MA -> Maine not a slave state, Missouri was (to keep balance)

2

Who was the Beecher Family?

Anti-slavery family in Massachusetts. Eventually morphed into suffragette/feminist family

Sent guns to anti-slavery inhabitants in Kansas "Beecher Bibles"

3

What did Harriet Beecher Stowe do? In relation to BUSM?

Wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin
Became one of the first trustees of BUSM. Kept the social bent of BUSM intact (minorities/women)

4

Who was John Brown?

Anti-slavery revolutionary

5

Who is Mary Baker Eddy?

Founded and led the Christian Science Church

6

When was BUSM founded?

1848

7

BUSM was the first ______ medical school.

Female

8

Who were the Sewall family?

Samuel Sewall, a judge guilty of condemning witches in Salem donated money to BUSM during its infancy in order to clear the family name

9

Who is Rebecca Lee Crumpler?

First black woman to ever attend medical school, and the first black physician to write a medical textbook.

10

Who is Solomon Carter Fuller?

First black physician to hold a faculty rank (at BUSM)

Eminent researcher in Alzheimer's Disease

Worked to improve number of minority physicians

11

Who was Anna Howard Shaw?

BUSM graduate
Was heavily involved in the suffragette movement

12

Who is William Ralph Emerson?

Designed the BUSM medical building

13

What happened in 1870?

The Boston Fire, destroyed 1/2 of downtown

14

Who is hygenia?

Woman's face modeled after Florence Nightingale. Students rub her nose for good luck before exams

15

Who is Asclepius?

Face of a healer, modeled after John Brown

16

Who is Linda Richards?

First trained nurse in the US; trained under Florence Nightingale

Set up shop at BUSM

17

Who was Chester Keefer?

"czar of penicillin"

18

Who is Charles Eastman?

Ohiyesa - Native American man captured and forced to convert to Christianity/attend Dartmouth.

Eventually attended BUSM

19

What were the events at Wounded Knee?

Sitting Bull murdered, massacre. Ohiyesa helped humanize NA in the eyes of USA