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Civil War

Chapter 15 and 16 Vocab

TermDefinition
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 Soverignty Political theory that government is subjected to the will of the people
Border ruffains Missourians who traveled in armed groups to vote in Kansas election
Arsenal A storage place for weapons and ammunitions
Maryr 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 south that were divided over whether to stay in the union
Blockade Cut off an area by means of troops or warship
Offensive Position of attacking or the attack itself
Rebel Confederate solider, so called because of opposition to the established government
Yankee Union solider
Blockade runner Ship that sails into and out of a blockade area
Ironclad Armored naval vessel
Casualty A military person killed, wounded, or captured
Emancipate To free from slavery
Ratify To give official approval
Habeas corpus A legal order for an inquiry to determine whether a person has been lawfully imprisoned
Draft The selection of of persons for military service
Bounty Money given as a reward, such as to encourage enlistment in the army
Greenback A piece of US paper money first issued by the North during the Civil War
Inflation A continuous rise in the price of goods and services
Entrenched Occupying a strong defensive position
Total war War on all aspects of the enemy's life
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