Sacajawea - Sacajawea was a Shoshone native who guided Lewis and Clark in their western expedition through the Louisiana Territory beginning in 1804. She recently won newfound fame via her placement on the new dollar coins minted by the United States federal government. Bathurst Skelton - Bathurst Skelton was a lawyer and first husband to Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson. He died shortly after their marriage, leaving considerable holdings to his childless widow. Roger Taney - Roger B. Taney was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1835-1864. He issued the landmark Dred Scott decision in 1857, and fiercely opposed Lincoln's extension of executive privilege during the Civil War. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand was a longtime French diplomat and chief adviser to Napoleon Bonaparte in the early nineteenth century. He
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.