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WordDefinition
Sectionalism loyalty to a region
Fugitive runaway or trying to run away
Secede to leave or withdraw
Abstain to not take part in some activity; such as voting
Popular Sovereighnty political theory that government is subject to the will of people
Border ruffians Missourians who traveled in armed groups to vote in Kansas's election during the mid-1850s
Arsenal a storage place for weapons and ammunition
Martyr a person who sacrifices his or her life for a principle or cause
Secession withdraw from the union
States rights rights and powers independent of the federal government that are reserved for the states by the Constitution
Border state the states between the North and the South that were divided over whether to stay in the Union or join the Confederacy
Blockade cut off an area by means of troops or warships to stop supplies or people from coming in or going out
Offensive position of attacking or the attack itself
Rebel to reject, resist, or rise in arms against one's government or ruler.
Yankee a native or inhabitant of a northern U.S. state, especially of one of the northeastern states that sided with the Union in the American Civil War.
Blockade runner a ship or person that passes through a blockade.
Ironclad covered or cased with iron plates, as a ship for naval warfare; armor-plated.
Casualty a member of the armed forces lost to service through death, wounds, sickness, capture, or because his or her whereabouts or condition cannot be determined.
Emancipate to free from restraint, influence, or the like.
Ratify to confirm by expressing consent, approval, or formal sanction
Habeas corpus a writ requiring a person to be brought before a judge or court, especially for investigation of a restraint of the person's liberty, used as a protection against illegal imprisonment.
Draft to do mechanical drawing
Bounty a premium or reward, especially one offered by a government
Greenback a U.S. legal-tender note, printed in green on the back since the Civil War, originally issued against the credit of the country and not against gold or silver on deposit.
Inflation a persistent, substantial rise in the general level of prices related to an increase in the volume of money and resulting in the loss of value of currency
Entrenched to place in a position of strength; establish firmly or solidly
Total war to place in a position of strength; establish firmly or solidly
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