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slavery in America

U.S. History

TermDefinition
abolish to put an end to something officially
compromise an agreementthat is reached after people with opposing views each give up some of their demands
confederate belonging to a union of people or nations
contrabands slaves who escaped to Union army lines
emancipation the freeing of a person or group from slavery or control
fugitive someone who is running away
homestead to work land in exchnage for being given the land
indentured bound by an agreement to work for someone for a certain period of time
overseer a boss or superivsor
plantations large farms found in warm climates, usually with a single main crop
seceded withdrew formally from a group or organization
slavers people who sold and transported slaves
Created by: swegener