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14 Cards in this Set

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Roger B. Taney
The Chief Justice who declared in the Dred Scott decision that African Americans were not citizens
Abraham Lincoln
The Republican who won the presidency in 1860
John Brown
On October 16,1859, with 18 followers-13 whites and 5 blacks-captured the Harpers Ferry arsenal.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
Stephen A. Douglas
Supported popular sovereignty as a way to settle the issue of slavery
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Dorothea Dix
She devoted her life to try to reform the treatment of the mentally ill.
Sojourner Truth
She was a former slave who became an abolitionist and worked for women's rights.
Ulysses S. Grant
led the Siege of Vicksburg.
Clara Barton
organized other women to help
with the war effort by washing clothes and cooking for the Union soldiers.
Horace Mann
He was the head of the first state board of education.
Harriet Tubman
She was a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad.
Elizabeth Cady Staton
decided it was time to demanded equality for women
a person who wanted to eliminate foreign influence