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civil war

4th grad social studdies

civil war civilian war
north industrial
south large plantations
territory an area that belongs to a government
abolitionist a person against slavery
tarrif a tax on goods
cotton gin a machine invented by Eli Whitney that took seeds out of cotton
missouri compromise of 1820 a law allowing slavery in all states south of an imaginary line and outlawing it in all states above it except missouri
state rights the belief that each state can make it's own decision
fugitive slave law passed in congress a law that said any escaped slaves in the north can be brought back to the south.
uncle tom's cabin a book that protested the fugitive slave law and helped people understand the atrocities of slavery
underground railroad a network to hide runaway slaves
john brown held a gun in one hand a bible in the other. a strong believer in no slavery and raided the town of harper's ferry.captured slaves and raided towns then let them free.
bleeding kansas many people died fighting wether there should be slavery or not
missouri compromise of 1850 allowing territories to choose if they want slavery or not
martyr a person who dies or goes to jail for a cause
dred scott decision a famous decision that all slaves were propperty
northern usa blue
southern csa grey
november 6, 1860 lincoln elected presedant
december 22 1860 south carolina seceded from the union and 8 states followed
april 12 1861 civil war began at fort sumter
march 4 1861 lincoln took office
secede to break from a group
facts on battle all civil war battles but two were in the south north named its battles after a stream or run south named its battles after the nearest town
merrimac south ironclad ship
monitor north ironclad ship
emancipation proclamation january 1 lincoln declares all slaves are free men
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