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Who was a woman who fought for the rights of prisoners and the mentally ill?
a) Sojourner Truth
b) Lucretia Mott
c) Dorothea Dix
d) Harriet Beecher Stowe

Who was a preacher who led the temperance movement?
a) Lyman Beecher
b) Charles Grandison Finney
c) Cyrus McCormick
d) Brigham Young

Who was President during the Mexican-American War and gained the land of the Oregon Territory, Texas, and the Mexican Cession?
a) Zachary Taylor
b) Sam Houston
c) Horace Mann
d) James Polk

Who was the American General who led the Americans to victory in the Mexican-American War and later became President?
a) James Polk
b) Zachary Taylor
c) Frederick Douglass
d) Thomas Galluadet

What woman originally name Isabella Baumfree fought for women's rights and against slavery by giving fiery and dramatic speeches?
a) Harriet Tubman
b) Dorothea Dix
c) Susan B. Anthony
d) Sojourner Truth

Who led the common school movement, and pushed for more teacher training and longer school years?
a) Horace Mann
b) John Deere
c) Samuel Morse
d) Nat Turner

Who founded the first school for the hearing impaired?
a) Horace Mann
b) Robert Fulton
c) Thomas Gallaudet
d) Stephen Austin

Who published the abolitionist newspaper the Liberator and founded the American Anti-Slavery Society?
a) Frederick Douglass
b) Ralph Waldo Emerson
c) Francis Cabot Lowell
d) William Lloyd Garrison

Who invented the commercial steamboat?
a) Peter Cooper
b) Robert Fulton
c) Samuel Slater
d) Nat Turner

Who published the anti-slavery newspaper the North Star, and was an escaped slave who gave speeches against slavery?
a) Henry David Thoreau
b) Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
c) Nat Turner
d) Frederick Douglass

Who invented the cotton gin and the idea of interchangeable parts?
a) Eli Whitney
b) Samuel Morse
c) Samuel Slater
d) Francis Cabot Lowell

Who was the Native leader of the Fox and Sauk Indians who fought to keep their land in Illinois?
a) Osceola
b) Black Hawk
c) Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
d) Tecumseh

Who was a popular transcendentalist writer who pushed for Americans to follow their own beliefs?
a) Eli Whitney
b) Lucretia Mott
c) Ralph Waldo Emerson
d) Lyman Beecher

Who developed a system of placing all of the steps of production in one factory, and hired women and girls to work in those factories?
a) Francis Cabot Lowell
b) Robert Fulton
c) James Polk
d) John Deere

Who invented the telegraph?
a) Samuel Slater
b) Samuel Morse
c) John Deere
d) Horace Mann

Who snuck out of England and came to America with the plans for factories in his head?
a) Brigham Young
b) Cyrus McCormick
c) Samuel Slater
d) Black Hawk

Who led the Texans at the Battle of San Jacinto where they won against Mexico and forced them to recognize Texas' independence?
a) Stephen Austin
b) Sam Houston
c) Osceola
d) Henry David Thoreau

Who was an important leader in the Second Great Awakening and held many religious revivals?
a) Charles Grandison Finney
b) Samuel Morse
c) Frederick Douglass
d) Sojourner Truth

Who was a transcendentalist writer who pushed for Americans to be self-reliant and live in nature?
a) Henry David Thoreau
b) Robert fulton
c) Elizabeth Cady Stanton
d) Dorothea Dix

Who led the most violent slave in the United States in 1831?
a) Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
b) Zachary Taylor
c) Frederick Douglass
d) Nat Turner

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