History People

  1. Saved Jamestown by implenting the "work or starve" rule
    John smith
  2. Made Jamestown prosperous by growing tobacco. Married Pocahontas which helped relations between the settlers and the Native AMericans
    JOhn Rolfe
  3. Quaker who founded Pennsylvania as a refuge for Quakers. Pennsylvania had a democratic form of government
    William Penn
  4. Started Rhode Island after he was kicked out of MAssachusetts, believed in the separation of church and state
    Rodger Williams
  5. Founded Connecticut, aided in the adoption of the Fundamental Orders of connecticut, favored voting rights for all men reguardless of religion or property qualifications
    Thomas Hooker
  6. Founded Georgia as a place for deptors
    James Olgethorpe
  7. Founded Maryland as a safe haven for Catholics
    Lord Baltimore
  8. Founded sons of liberty and Committees of correspondence. HE was a leading patriot fromMassachusetts and the mastermind behind the Boston Tea Party
    Samuel Adams
  9. Former slave killed during the Boston Massacre
    Crispus Attucks
  10. African American who served in the Revolutionary Was for GW, enlisted as a patriotic spy pretending to be a runaway slave to gain british war secrets
    James Armistead
  11. British Monarch during the American Revolution, issued the Proclamation of 1763
    King Geroge 3
  12. Wrote Common Sense to encourage colonists to break away from British and the Crisis to encourage Continental soldiers to fight, he penned the famous line, "There are the times that try men's souls."
    Thomas Paine
  13. British attorneyand philosopher that had a great influence on the Founding fathers of the U.S. he taught that man is granted fundamental rights by god. HE is famous for writting Classic Commentaries on the Laws of England.
    William Blackstone
  14. English  Philosopher who believed in the protection of indicidual rights including life, liberty and property. HE believed that is government does not protect the people's rights, then they have a right to revolt. His work inspired and influenced Thomas Jefferson
    John Locke
  15. French nobleman fameous for his ideas on government and law. HE wrote the Spirit of the LAw proposing 3 seperate branches of government so no one person or groups of people in government would have too much power. He inspired James Madison to defend the separation of powers and checks and balances principles in the Federalists Papers
    Baron Charles de Montesquieu
  16. Commander of the continental Army, first president of the unites states.
    George Washington
  17. MEmber of the continental congress, was on the committee to wirte the Declaration of independence, served as GW Vice president. 2nd president of the united states. served during the XYZ affair, palles Alien and Sedition Act, oinated John Marshall
    John Adams
  18. Wife of John adams
    Abagail adams
  19. primaryy author of the declaration of independence, and 3rd president
    Thomas Jefferson
  20. Frenchmen who believed in the Patriot cause. He aided the Partiots with the money and supplies. He became a close friend and advisor to George Wasington
    Marquis de Lafayette
  21. Jewish Immigrant who played an important finance role during the American Revolution. He was a patriot and a member of the Sons of Liberty Arrested as a spy by the British and hanged.
    Haym Salomon
  22. German who helped trained the Patriots at Valley Forge
    Baron Von Stuben
  23. She was a patriot whowrote plays, poems and essays supporting the idea of independence
    Mercy Otis Warren
  24. British General, surrendered to GW at the Battle of Yorktown
    General Cornwallis
  25. American Naval hero who famously said, "I have not yet begun to fight"
    John Paul Jones
  26. Patriot from Virginia; famously said, "Give me liberty or gove me death" he became an outspoken anti-federalist because the constitution lacked a bill of rights, known as a great orator
    Patrick Henry
  27. Grandson to the first African American land owner, founding father, very active in public life, influential town leader, judge, and soldier in the American Revolution
    Wentworth Cheswell
  28. Proposed the albany plan of union which would have united the colonists under one government. He helped secure French aid during the AMerican revolution. He was a writer, printer, diploma, adn inventor. He helped negotiate the treaty of PAris that ended the American Revolution
    Benjamin Franklin
  29. Spaniard who sided withe the Americans during the REvolutionary war. Provided weapons, gunpowder, clothing, and other supplies to help the colonial army
    Bernardo de Galvez
  30. Author of some of the Federalist Papers, founder of the federalist party, and secretary of trasury uner GW.
    alexander hamilton
  31. Outspoken anti-federalist from Virginia that worked against the ratification of the Constitution
    George Mason
  32. Father of Constitution- fourth us president
    JAmes Madison
  33. 1st chief justice of the supree court; he helped establish the idea of judicial review that made the supreme court far more powerful, his famous court cases include Marbury v Madison, McCullough v Maryland, and Gibbons v Ogden
    John Marshall
  34. Explorers of the Lousiana teritory
    Lewis and Clark
  35. Native American who helped Lewis and Clark while they exploreed the lousiana territory
  36. Author of the star spangled banner
    Fransic scott key
  37. 5th preisdent of the united states furing the era of good feelings. Issued the monroe Doctrine
    JAmes Monroe
  38. 6th president of the united states, helped negotiate the Adams-Onis trreaty. Won the election of 1824 known as the corrupt bargain when henry clay convinced the house of reps to vote for him and in return clay could become sec of state
    John Quincy Adams
  39. inventor of the cotton gin
    Eli whitney
  40. invenntede a new typ eof steamboat that could move against the current wind
    Robert Fulton
  41. th president of the US started the present day Democratic Party, Portrayed as a common man. His indian removal act led to the Trail of Tears, Kitchen cabinet, nullification crisis, bank crisis, ignored supreme court rullingg in worcester v gerogia
    Andrew Jackson
  42. indain tribe that belived adoptnig white culture would prevent conflicts
    Cherokee Indians
  43. Us rep and senator from south carolina. Vp under andrew jackson. He was strong supporter of states' rights. His belief led to the nullification crisis 1828
    John C. Calhoun
  44. Senator from Massachusetts , known for his strong desire to prevent the union and stance against nillification . he said "Liberty and Union now and forever, one and inseperable"
    Daniel Webster
  45. The "Great Compromiser" from kentucky.
    Henry Clay
  46. Leading African American abolitionist. He was a former slave who became a famous speaker and writer. He published a newspaper called the "north star"
    Fredrick Douglass
  47. Leader of the Women's Rights Movement
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  48. a reformer that worked in the aboltionist and temperance movement and dedicated her life to the women's suffrage movement. She and Elizabeth Cady Stanton established the National American Women Suffrage Associaction
    Susan B. Anthony
  49. Transcendentalist who protested the MExican--American War by not paying his taxes. He explaned reasoning in his familt essay, Civil Disobedience
    Henry David Thoreau
  50. A group of artists that primarily painted landscapes that showed the history and beauty of america
    Hudson River School Artists
  51. MEmber of the HUdson river school known as a naturalist specializing in painting the birds of america
    JOhn JAmes Audubition
  52. PResident of the Condfederate States of America. Argued the succession was a "necessity" not a "choice"
    Jefferson Davis
  53. 16th president of the US during the civil war. Famously gave the GEttysburg Address and issued the Emancipation Proclamation. He was nater assassinated by John Wilkes Booth
    Abraham Linclon
  54. Commander of the Confederate troops from Virginia
    Robert E. Lee
  55. Commander of the UNion troops. General Lee surrendered to him at Appomattox Court house ending the Civil War, later becoming the 18th US president
    Ulysses S. Grant
  56. Methodist minister who served as a chaplain in the union army, became the first african American elected to the U.S. Senate
    Hiram Rhodes Revels
  57. a Chilean immigrant and resident of Massachusetts, member of the U.S. Navy during the Civil War, awarded the Congressional MEdal of HOnor for his bravery during the Civil War in 1865
    PHillip Bazaar
  58. Former slave who enlisted in the all African American 54th Massachusetts regiment during the civil war. He is the 1st African American to recieve the Congressional MEdal of honor
    William Carney
  59. Famous Confederate General known for his courageous ability to face an opposing army like a "stonewall"
    Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
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History People
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