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Changing Times: Social Activists

Anne Sullivan Macy
Carrie Chapman Catt
Clara Barton
Dorothea Dix
Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Frederick Douglass
Harriet Tubman
Helen Hunt Jackson
Helen Keller
Jane Addams
Julia Louisa Lovejoy
John Muir
Lucretia Mott
Sojourner Truth
Susan B. Anthony


Civil War
Abial Hall Edwards
Abner Doubleday
Abraham Lincoln
Caroline Asenath Grant Burghardt
George McClellan
James Longstreet
Jefferson Davis
John C. Calhoun
John "Stonewall" Jackson
John Terrill Cheney
Mary Todd Lincoln
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Robert E. Lee
Sarah Emma Edmonds
Ulysses S. Grant
William Tecumseh Sherman

Gold Rush

Augusta Pierce Tabor
Domingo Ghirardelli
Eliza Farnham
James Marshall
John Sutter
Levi Strauss
Lotta Crabtree
Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
Nellie Chapman
Samuel Brannan
Snowshoe Thompson

Presidents, First Ladies, and Politicians

Andrew Jackson
Andrew Johnson
Chester Alan Arthur
Dolley Madison
Eliza McCardle Johnson
Frances Folsom Cleveland
Franklin Pierce
Grover Cleveland
Henry Clay
James Buchanan
James Garfield
James Madison
James Monroe
James Polk
John Quincy Adams
Louisa Adams
Martin Van Buren
Millard Fillmore
Nathaniel Rochester
Queen Lydia Liliuokalani
Rutherford Hayes
Sam Houston
Theodore Roosevelt
Sarah Childress Polk
Stephen Austin
William McKinley
Zachary Taylor

Scientists, Inventors, and Business People

Alexander Graham Bell
Andrew Carnegie
Biddy Mason
Charles Crocker
Charles Goodnight
Charles Henry Turner
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Elias Howe
Elisha Graves Otis
Fannie Farmer
Frank Hamilton Cushing
George Washington Carver
Henry Wells
John D. Rockefeller
John Deere
John James Audobon
Leland Stanford
Luther Burbank
Mark Hopkins
Nellie Cashman
Robert Fulton
Samuel Morse
Theodore Judah
Thomas Edison
Walter Reed
William Fargo

Growing Nation

Bass Reeves
Benjamin Singleton
Black Hawk
Chief Joseph
Cochise
(Delia Haskett Rawson)
George Crook
Geronimo
James Butler Hickok
John Chapman
Martha Jane Cannary
Oliver Otis Howard
Osceloa
Red Cloud
Sacajawea
Merriweather Lewis
Sarah Davis
Sequoya
Sitting Bull
Stagecoach Mary Fields
Susan Anderson
William Clark

Writers, Artists, Athletes, and Entertainers

Alexander Cartwright
Buffalo Bill Cody
Cy Young
Emily Dickinson
Francis Scott Key
Frederic Remington
"Gentleman Jim" Corbett
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Henry David Thoreau
Ida Tarbell
Jessie Benton Fremont
John Philip Sousa
Julia Ward Howe
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Louisa May Alcott
Lyman Frank Baum
Mary Cassatt
Matthew Brady
Nellie Bly
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ross Barnes
Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)
Stephen Foster
Thomas Moran
Thomas Nast
Washington Irving