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Famous Horse Riders

Throughout history there have been horses involved in many of the activities that have shaped countries and the lives of people.  Can you match these famous horse riders with the activity for which they are famous?  Consult an encyclopedia or history book for help.

Person: Famous Activity or Activities:
Hero of the battle of New Orleans
Underground rail road travel
Oregon trail travel
Trail of Tears
Leader of the US troops in the Revolutionary War
Alerting to the Battle of Lexington
First to live in the US
Leader of the Confederate Army in the Civil War
Rode horses at his home Monticello
Delivered the mail with their horses
Helped to free Texas from Mexico
President who helped expand the US
Hero of the Seminole War
General for the Union Army in the Civil War
Head of the Rough Riders
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