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SS-4th grade Chap 6

Sharecropper person who farms for a landowner for a landowner in return for part of the crops
secede to withdraw formally from an organization
reconstruction long period of rebuilding undergone by Southern states after the Civil War
Scalawag Southerner who supported reconstruction
carpetbagger usually a Northerner who moved to the South after the Civil War and supported reconstruction
freedmen people freed from slavery
Thirteenth Amendment ratified in 1868; abolished slavery throughout the US
Blockade Runners to stop the flow of goods from other countries from the South
tariff tax on imports or exports
Union another name for the US
Freedman's Bureau organization that provided aid to African Americans and people
abolitionist people who wanted to abolish or end slavery in the US
Emancipation Proclamation official document signed and issued by President Abe Lincoln on January 1, 1863 which freed ensloaved people that were still at war with the Union
Confederacy group of sovereign states called the Confederate states of America that was independent and had the power of the country from 1861 to 1865
Abraham Lincoln 16th president, did not want slavery, elected president in 1860; problems threatened to destroy US; was shot and killed
William Lowndes Yancy served in the legislator; wanted alabama to secede the US
Robert Jemison Jr. thought Alabam should seced onlyif other states did
Jefferson Davis thought Albama should secede only if other states
John Smith He was an African American; he was enslaved but when freed fought
Josiah Gorgas started factories in Alabama that produces armiments, military equipment
Robert E. Lee general in the Confederate Army
H. L. Hunley submarine to sink a ship
Emma Sanson she helped Nathan Bedford Forrest and his troops reach Rome, Georgia before Union troops arrived
General Abel D. Streight Union General led his troops across Alabama trying to destroy a railroad in Georgia
Andrew Johnson became President after Lincoln was assissinated
John Rapier took part in Alabama Constitutional Convention, where the new state constitution was written; he also became the first ...
Fort Sumterl, South Carolina the confederate attacked here in Charleston Harbor which started the Civil War
Selma, Alabama becam an important military supply center
Appomattox Court House, Virginia Grant accepted Lee's surrender at this location and the war soon ended
Fort Morgan built between 1819 and 1834; located in Mobile
Fort Gaines located on Dauphin Island built between 1821 and 1861
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