POLS 1100 - Midterm Review (PEOPLE)
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English theologian whose objections to Roman
Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation
German theologian who led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds
Leader of the Reformation in Switzerland
French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism
One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, serving as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and later as the new republic's first President
American pioneer, soldier, and United States Representative from Virginia. One of the most gifted battlefield tacticians of the American Revolutionary War, he later commanded troops
Military officer of the Continental Army and later the United States Army, and also served as the first United States Secretary of War.
Solder from Virginia and the highest ranking American military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. He served as leader of the Kentucky militiay throughout much of the war.
George Rogers Clark
French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution
Marquis de La Fayette
United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank
French general who commanded French troops in
the American Revolution
Comte de Rochambeau
One of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia
Widely known as the Father of Classical Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers
Obtained a royal charter, along with other wealthy Puritans, from King Charles I for the Massachusetts Bay Company and led a group of English Puritans to the New World in 1630.
Scottish philosopher whose skeptical philosophy
restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas
Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade
Botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion
United States printer whose press produced the first American prayer book
American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer who supported the American colonist's fight for independence.
American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence.
3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803
Leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies
American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride to warn the colonists in Lexington
2nd President of the United States
American soldier and doctor
Massachusetts Patriot during the American
Prussian aristocrat and military officer who served as inspector general and Major general
Barron von Steuben
American naval commander in the American Revolution
John Paul Jones
United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled
Retired British soldier who served as an American general during the Revolutionary War
Major general of the Continental Army in the
American Revolutionary War
American attorney, the seventh Governor of Virginia
American politician and political philosopher who served as the fourth President of the United States and is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
One of the Founding Fathers of the UnitedStates. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist,
political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic
activist, statesman, and diplomat
French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions
Alexis de Tocqueville
American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution
American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights
English naturalist, sometimes referred to as the father of English natural history
One of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Wilson was elected twice to the Continental Congress, and was a major force in drafting the United States Constitution
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