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bleeding kansas period of violence during the settling of the Kansas territory
john brown abolitionist of the nineteenth century who sought to free the slaves by military force
republican party one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States
dred scott an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom
abe lincoln the 16th President of the United States
lincoln douglass debates series of debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas in 1858, when both were campaigning for election
harpers ferry A town of extreme northeast West Virginia at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers
election of 1860 the 19th quadrennial presidential election
long term causes of civil war
short term causes of war
preserve the union
fort sumter bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter, near Charleston, South Carolina, that started the American Civil War
battle of bull run fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia near the city of Manassas
battle of antietam decisive engagement in the American Civil War 1861 to 1865 that halted the Confederate advance on Maryland
technology in civil field of drafting, cartography, traffic technology and the analysis of construction materials to support construction for raild roads
battle of gettysburg battle of the American Civil War in 1863 the defeat of Robert E
shermans march to the sea movement of the Union army troops of General William Tecumseh Sherman from Atlanta, Georgia, to the Georgia seacoast with the object of destroying Confederate supplies
appomatox courthouse village in Virginia where General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant in April 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War
anaconda plan the initial Civil War strategy devised by General Winfield Scott of the U.S. Army to put down the rebellion by the Confederacy in 1861
union advantages/ disadvantages strict federal labor laws governing the rights of employers in relation to unions
election of 1864 Lincoln ran under the National Union banner against his former top Civil War general, the Democratic candidate, George B. McClellan
gettysburg address speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War
emancipation proclamation an executive order issued on January 1, 1863, by President Lincoln freeing slaves in all portions of the United States not then under Union control
second national bank was the second federally authorized Hamiltonian National Bank in the United States during its 20-year charter from February 1816 to January 1836
election of 1832 was the first time that the respected parties would hold nominating conventions
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