Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Civil War

TermDefinition
state rights a states interest should take precedence over the interests of the national government
nullfication to declare invalid
missori compromise law passed by congress in 1820 by which Maine entered the union as a free state, missouri entered the union as a slave state and slavery was prohibted north of the southern border of missouri
ompromise of 1850 law passed by congress by which Cali. entered in the Dis. of columbia, texas gave up its claims to new mexio in exchange for $, residents of determine whether they wanted slavery, & a stronger fugitive slave act was enatced
GA platform a statement of the principles & policies the party
kansas-nebraska act law that created the territories of kansas & Nebraska that contained a clause on popular sovereignty that negated the compromise of 1850
dred scott case a US supreme Court decision in 1857 that a slave wasn't a citizen and couldn't beg in a legal case against anyone. he was a slave who wanted a court to say he was free because his owener took him to free state. this case led indirectly to the civil war
election of 1860 four man race led by lincoln at stake during the election was the policy of slavery southerners wanted the slave codes to be preserved whereas northerners hoped to contain it
alexander stephens vice president of the confederacy 1861-65
antietam a creek flowing from S. penn. through NW Maryland into the potomac: civil war bottle fought near here at sharpsburg, maryland, in 1862
gettysburg a borough in S.Penn: confederate forces defeated in a crucial battle of civil warfougnear here on July 1-3, 1863
chickmauga a confederate victory in the american civil war; confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces
union bockade during the civil war the union navy blocke off suther cities, primarily St.louis and created war
shermans march to the sea a movement of the union army troops of general william sheraman from atl. to the coast. destroying confed. supplies the march began after captured atlanta in the fall of 1864
andersonville a village of SW- central GA N, NE of america. its notorious confed prison, where more than 12,000 soliders died during the civil war, is now a national historic site
Created by: smileyk
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards