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Social Studies CMS 7

Final Exam Review Civil War-Very Very Very HELPFUL

John Wilkes Booth Assassinated President Lincoln
Carpetbaggers Name given to the people who moved to the south to make money from reconstruction after the civil war
Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War
Ulysses S. Grant General of the U.S. Army, later president
Robert E. Lee General of the Confederate States of America
Abraham Lincoln President of the United States during the Civil War
Industrial Revolution The name for the time period of rapid industrial growth
Civil War A war within a country-one side fights against the other
Mason-Dixon Line Border between Maryland and Pennsylvania-separated free states from slave states
Richmond Capital of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War
Washington D. C. Capital of the U.S.A.
Fort Sumter South Carolina-first shots of the civil war
Battle of Gettysburg Turning point of the civil war
Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac First battle with iron clad warships, battle ended in a draw
Sherman's March General William T. Sherman-path of destruction through Georgia
Ford's Theater Theater where Lincoln was assassinated
Appomattox Courthouse Site of Robert E. Lee's surrender to Ulysses S. Grant
Compromise of 1820 Missouri was admitted to the U.S. as a slave state and Maine as a free state to keep the slave and non-slave states balanced
Uncle Tom's Cabin Book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe-about the cruelty of slavery-motivated people to become abolitionists, mostly Northerners
Abolitionists People who wanted to end slavery
Blockade Blocking ships from entering ports
Blockade Runners Independent ship owners who try to get supplies past a blockade
Border States Delaware, Maryland, W. Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri
Civilian A person who is NOT part of the military
Impeach To bring an elected official to trial for misconduct or a crime
Ku Klux Klan A group trying to stop the civil rights of former slaves
Nationalism Love and loyalty for your country
Tariff Tax on imported goods
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