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Social Studeis 6th

Chapter 2 (Sept 21)

abolish to end
slavery The practice of holding people against their will and making them work without pay.
sectionalism Regional loyalty
tariff A high tax on imports.
states' rights The idea that the states not the federal government, should have the final say in their own affairs.
territory Land that belongs to a nation but is not a state and is not represented in the national government.
free state A state that did not allow allies.
slave state A state that allowed slavery.
compromise An agreement in which each side gives up something that it wants.
code A set of laws.
abolitionist A person who wanted to end slavery.
Underground Railroad A system of secret escape routes that led enslaved people to freedom.
secede To leave.
Confederacy Southern states that formed their won national government during the Civil War period.
border state A state located between the North and the South that permitted slavery but had not seceded.
civil war A war between people who live in the same country.
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