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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.

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