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Abel Niépce de Saint-Victor

was a French photographic inventor. He started experimenting in 1847 with negatives made with albumen on glass.

Mowak Chief, Ahyonwaeghs, John Brant,

Was a Mohawk chief and was born in 1794 in Ontario, Canada.

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

Was a warrior and chief of the Ho-Chunk nation.

*Please note the dates of life are an estimation.

Anna Mary Howitt

An English writer, painter, and feminist.

Charles Spurgeon

British Particular Baptist preacher.

Daniel Shays

was an American soldier, revolutionary, and farmer.

Eli Whitney

An American inventor famous for inventing the cotton gin.

Elias Howe
An American inventor who is credited with perfecting the sewing machine.
Novelist, Eugene Sue

French writer and novelist. Famous for creating the concept of the serial novel.

Father Jacques Marquette
Father Jacques Marquette was a Jesuit Missionary from France. He was born in 1637 and founded the first European settlement in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.
Frederick Douglass, Yesterday Times
Frederick Douglass was an American abolitionist, orator, writer, statesman, and a leader in social reformation. Mr. Douglass was born in 1818 and died in 1895.
Gabriel Franchère

Was born in 1786 and died in 1863. Mr. Franchere was a French Canadian explorer of the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

Native American, Hayne Huhjihini, Eagle of Delight
Eagle of Delight, the wife of Shaumonekusse.
Henry David Thoreau

was an American naturalist, poet, author, philosopher, abolitionist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian.

A prolific American writer.

John C Fremont

John Fremont was an American explorer, soldier, and politician. He was born in Savannah Georgia in 1813 and died in New York at the age of 77 (1890).

Ka-Ta-Wa-Be-Da, Ojibwe

Katawabeda was the son of Biauswah II. He inherited his father’s chieftainship of the Sandy Lake Band and became the first “general ruler” the Minnesota Ojibways ever had.

Keokuk, Sauk - Fox,
Keokuk was a leader of the Sauk Nation.
Kicking Bird, Kiowa,
Kicking Bird was a chief of the Kiowa nation in the 1870's.
Cherokee, Koo-wi-s-gu-wi, John Ross
Was a leader of the Cherokee nation from 1828–1866.
Margaret Fuller,

Margaret Fuller was the first full-time book reviewer. She also worked as a journalist and wrote books of her own.


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