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Mrs. Brown

8th grade final

QuestionAnswer
Underground Railroad network of escape routes for the African Americans from the South to the North
fugitive runaway
secede leave
abstain not to cast votes
border ruffians Missourians who traveled in armed groups to vote in Kansas's election
civil war conflict between citizens of the same country
blockade close
Rebels Confederate soldiers
Yankees Union soldiers
emancipate to free
ratified approved
draft law that required men between ages 18-35 to serve in the army for 3 years
bounties payments to encourage volunteers
greenbacks Northern money
inflation a general increase in prices
total war method of waging war
amnesty a pardon
impeach formally charge with wrongdoing
scalawags scoundrel, or worthless rascal
segregation separation of the races
muckrakers nickname for journalist who helped progressives by exposing injustices
nationalism a feeling of intense loyalty to one's country
prohibition total ban on the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol
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