"1806-1828"

Peter Stephen Duponceau
1760-1844

Commissioned by Thomas Jefferson to Study Indian Vocabularies

Polysynthesis

Cheyenne
Voenĺhtóohehe

Cree
N't'ayamihewâttikuminânak

Duponceau’s Legacy

John Pickering
1777-1856

Interested in the Purity and Improvement of the English Language

On the English Language

Americanism

Admire

Handsome

Pickering’s Legacy

Joseph Emerson Worcester
1784-1865

Noted Geographer

Dictionary Wars
1828-1865

Dictionary Wars
1828-1865

Worcester’s Legacy

Sequoyah
1770-1843

Slide 21

Slide 22

Cherokee
Syllabary

Sequoyah’s Legacy

Dolley Madison
1768-1849

Reputation

The War of 1812

Letter to Her Sister just before leaving the White House

Fleeing the White House

Madison’s Legacy