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a revivalist, traveling preacher who converted thousands to Christianity
one of the greatest revivalist preachers
formed the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the book of Mormon
led the Mormons to Utah to avoid persecution
campaigned for a better school system, belived that in a democracy education should be free
In the 1820s created the women's schools at the secondary level
traveled the country visiting different asylum, released a report on insanity and asylum; led to a imporved conditions for the mentally ill
led the American Peace Society in 1828
"Father of Prohibition"; supported the Marine Law of 1851
founded a communal society in order to seek human betterment; utopia
the first American to win international recognition as a literary figure
the first American novelist to gain world fame
transcendentalist poet and philospher; urged writers to write about American interests
transcendentalist who belived that one should reduce his wants in order to gain time for a pursuit of the truth through study and meditation
one of the most famous poets to come from America wrote for the refined class
wrote with a pessimistic tone, not like the literature at the time
writer of the novel Moby Dick

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