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A Divided Nation

Chapter 8 Study Guide: A Divided Nation

Tariff a special tax on imports
Imports goods coming into the country from other places
Abolitionist a person who worked to end slavery
Convention a meeting of people for a certain purpose
Secede to break away from a country
blockade a group of ships that block other ships from sailing in and out of a harbor
draft to force someone to join a war
cartridge a case made of paper that holds a bullet and gunpowder
technology the science of improving tools, machines, and electronics
submarine a boat that travels under water
missionary a person sent by a church to try to help people
emancipation proclamation a document issued by Abraham Lincoln that said all slaves in the southern states were free
Created by: NES 3rd Grade