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HIS 131--American History I (Travis Huss)

A suggested list of important people

This is a list of individuals who fit into the time parameters for this assignment.  It is by no means all inclusive.  These are just some ideas to get you started.

John Adams

Benedict Arnold

Clara Barton

John Wilkes Booth

John Brown

Sitting Bull

William Clark (of Lewis and Clark)

Samuel Colt

Davy Crockett

Benjamin Franklin

Ulysses S. Grant

Alexander Hamilton

Andrew Jackson

Thomas Jefferson

John Paul Jones

Robert E. Lee

Meriwether Lewis (of Lewis and Clark)

Abraham Lincoln

James Madison

James Monroe

Gilbert du Mortier, the Marquis de LaFayette


Sir Walter Raleigh


William Tecumseh Sherman

John Smith

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Booker T. Washington

George Washington

Eli Whitney


The directions for this part of the assignment are found on the second page of the document