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Civil War Voc DCES G

Civil war--Voc

TermDefinition
slave state state in which slavery was allowed
border state a state that allowed slavery but remained in Union
free state state in which slavery was not allowed
civil war war between people of the same country
secede to break away from a group
Confederacy 11 southern states that seceded from Union during Civil War
Union states that remained loyal to the US during Civil War
Underground Railroad secret routes used by people escaping slavery
states' rights idea that states have the right to make decisions
slave codes laws designed to control the behavior of enslaved people
Missouri Compromise law in 1820 that divided Louisiana territory into slave/non slave areas
Kansas-Nebraska Act law in 1854 allowing people to decide if they wanted slavery
Compromise of 1850 law in which California was admitted to the Union and Fugitive Slave law was passed
sectionalism loyalty to a part of a country rather than to a whole country
Fugitive Slave Law law in 1850 that said escaped slaves had to be returned to their owners even if they reached free states
abolitionist person who wants to abolish or end slavery
plantation large farm with many workers who live on the land they work
Emancipation Proclamation speech given by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863 to free all slaves
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