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Dorothea Dix

Campaigned for mentally ill

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Stephen Foster

PA composer of black folk music

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James Russell Lowell

Poet, editor, diplomat

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Neal Dow

Father of Prohibition = tried to get law passed in Maine

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Washington Irving

Author: tales of sleepy hollow

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Oliver Wendell Holmes

Lecturer, poet, physician

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Lucretia Mott

Was not seated at the antis lambert convention in London 1840

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James fenimore cooper

American writer; last of the Mohicans

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William Gilmore Simms

Poet historian from South

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Horace Mann

Wanted better curricula for schools and more funding

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Peter Cartwright

Methodist revivalist in Midwest

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Noah Webster

Dictionary

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Refused to use "obey" in marriage rights

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William Cullen Bryant

Poet; thanatopsis

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Edgar Allan Poe

Writer

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Susan B. Anthony

Major suffragist

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Transcendentalist

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Writer; The Scarlet Letter

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Robert Owen

Founded New Harmony

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Henry David Thoreau

Major Transcendentalist; on the duty of civil disobedience

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Herman Melville

Writer; Moby Dick

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Charles G. finney

Important methodist

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William H. McGuffey

Made readers; emphasized morality, idealism...

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Joseph Smith

Founded Mormons

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Emma Willard

Founded Troy female seminary in NY

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Louis Agassiz

Scientist in 1800s; botanist; carried snakes

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Walt Whitman

Poet; best selling book of poetry

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John J Audubon

Studied birds and painted

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Writer of books

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William H. Prescott

American historian

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Gilbert Stuart

Painter from RI

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John Greenleaf Whittier

Poet abolitionist

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Francis Parkman

Historian

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Brigham Young

took over Mormons after Smith, moved them to Utah

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Phineas T. Barnum

Circuses and entertainer

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Horace Greeley

Newspaper abolitionist, founded liberal repub party