Facts on American abolitionists

John Quincy Adams

who shaped the foreign policy in line with his ardently nationalist commitment to America’s republican values.

10 facts about John Quincy Adams

Martin Van Buren

Was the first U.S president born as a citizen of the United States for whom English was a second language.

10 facts about Martin Van Buren

Abraham Lincoln

Was the sixteenth President of the United States from March 1861 until he was assassinated in April 1865.

10 facts about Abraham Lincoln

Rutherford B. Hayes

Was the 19th President of the US (1877–1881).

10 facts about Rutherford B. Hayes

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States

10 facts about Benjamin Franklin

Elizabeth Blackwell

was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register

10 facts about Elizabeth Blackwell

Henry David Thoreau

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

10 facts about Henry David Thoreau

Joseph Priestley

An English theologian, educator, clergyman and more.

10 facts about Joseph Priestley