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History vocab

Sectionalism. restriction of interest to a narrow sphere; undue concern with local interests or petty distinctions at the expense of general well-being.
Fugitive. a person who has escaped from a place or is in hiding, especially to avoid arrest or persecution.
Secede. withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization.
Abstain. restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
Popular Sovereignty. people's rule is the principle that the authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people
Martyr. a person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs.
State rights. states' rights refers to political powers reserved for the U.S. state governments rather than the federal government according to the United States Constitution.
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Border state. State rights
Blockade. an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving.
Offensive. causing someone to feel deeply hurt, upset, or angry.
Rebel. a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.
Yankee. a person who lives in, or is from, the US.
Blockade runner. a vessel that runs or attempts to run into or out of a blockaded port.
Ironclad. covered or protected with iron.
Habeas corpus.
Total war.
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