Let's see how many early notable Americans you know!
She escaped slavery in 1849, had the nickname “Moses,” and went on to help many people escape slavery as the “conductor” of the Underground Railroad.
He completed the Cherokee syllabary in 1821.
As president of the Second Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
She was an abolitionist and she delivered her famous "Ain't I a Woman?" speech in 1851 advocating for equal rights for women and African Americans.
She wrote the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin in 1852 that was the bestselling novel in the U.S. in the 1800s.
He was also known as Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiah. A war that took place in 1832 is commonly associated with him.
He was the first Supreme Court Chief Justice of the United States and was appointed by George Washington in 1789. He, along with Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, wrote the Federalist Papers arguing that New York should ratify the U.S. Constitution.
He was best known for making the Midnight Ride on April 18, 1775, right before the Battles of Lexington and Concord, warning colonists that the British troops were on their way.
First Lady who was the wife of the 1st President.
In the early 1800s, she started the Troy Female Seminary (one of the early institutions of higher education for females).