An English folk dance in which a story is enacted by costumed dancers.
Origin: Middle English moreys (daunce), morris (dance), from moreys, Moorish, from Old French morois, from More, Moor; see Moor.
, Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack 1814-1902.
American suffragist who was instrumental in the passage of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory (1869) and was the first woman justice of the peace in the United States (1870).
, Gouverneur 1752-1816.
American political leader and diplomat who led the committee that produced the final draft of the U.S. Constitution (1787).
, Robert 1734-1806.
American Revolutionary politician and financier. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, he raised money for the Continental Army, attended the Constitutional Convention (1787), and was financially ruined by land speculation.
, William 1834-1896.
British poet, painter, craftsman, and social reformer best remembered for his wallpaper and furniture designs and his poetry, including the epic Sigurd the Volsung (1876).