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8th grade chapter 7
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|Aristocrats, anti slavery, existed in free states. Created to be against slavery. formed in 1854 to oppose slavery
|beliefs, what a party stands for
|pulling out of the union
|a bill or local law
|Confederate States of America
|states that left the union, slavery, agriculture
|a person's devotion to something
|The period just before the Civil War
|Concept that our country was destined to SPREAD from OCEAN to OCEAN
|The Battle of San Jacinto
|clinched the independence of TEXAS from MEXICO
|What was the class structure of the North based upon?
|Sets of laws that took away slaves rights
|What was one source of conflict between the North and South based on TAXES>?
|Which decision helped divide the North and South on the issue of slavery by ruling that a slave could not sue because he was not a citizen?
|The Dred Scott Decsion
|Led political movement to eliminate (abolish) slavery
|maintained to balance of power in the US Senate between slave states and free states
|Belief of the citizens of a given region (section) or area that their interests are more important that beliefs of another area
|What did the Kansas Nebraska Act contain that stated that citizens of the territory could vote on whether or not to allow slavery?
|Who are the three Georgia politicians who led the state to secession?
|Robert TOOMBS, Thomas COBB, and Governor BROWN
|supported states rights and slavery
|supported a moderate tariff and federal help for the state
|What was the boundary between the United States and Mexico?
|The Rio Grande River
|What land did the United States gain from the Mexican American War?
|California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Most of New Mexico, Parts of Wyoming and Colorado
|belief that the state's interest should take precedence over the interests of the national government
|Name the 6 social Classes in the South
|Planters - Farmers with slaves - Merchants and people with letters - yeoman Farmers and Poor Whites - Free Blacks - Slaves
|Name Georgia's two primary crops during the antebellum period
|Cotton and Tobacco
|What is the underground railroad?
|Responsible for helping thousands of slaves escape into freedom.
|Name the two Georgians that were elected for office in the Confederacy
|Robert TOOMBS Secretary of State Alexander Stevens Vice President