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Civil War

Sectionalism exzadurated loyalty to a country
Fugitve Runaway Slaves
Secede To leave or withdraw
Abstain To not take part in something
Popular Sovereignty The theory that the people have the right to decide
Border Ruffians Missourians who traveled to Kansas to vote in the 1850's
Arsenal A storage place for weapons
Martyr A person who dies for a cause
Secession Withdrawal from the Union
States Rights Right's that are kept from the Federal and are reserved for the States
Border State The states between the North and the South
Blockade Cut off an area by means of troops or ships
Offensive Position of attack
Rebel Confederate soldier
Yankee Union soilder
Blockade Runner Ship that sails into a blockade
Ironclad Armored navy vessel
Casualty A solider killed or hurt in battle
Emancipate To free from slavery
Ratify To give official aproval
Habeas Corpus A legal order that to determine a person has been lawfully imprisoned
Draft The selections of persons for military service
Bounty Money given as reward
Greenback A piece of paper money in the north
Inflation A rise in the price of goods and services
Entrenched Occupying a strong defensive position
Total War War on all aspects of life
Created by: Grandslam1216
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