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TermDefinition
Sectionalism Loyal to region
Fugitive Run away of trying to run away
Secede To leave or withdraw
Abstain To not take part in some activity such as voting
Popular Sovereignty Had to decide by voting if slavery would be allowed there
Border Ruffians Missourians who traveled in armed groups to vote in kansas elections.
Arsenal A storage place for weapons and ammunition.
Martyr A person how sacrifices his or her life for a principal or a cause
Secession Withdraw form the union
States Rights Rights and powers that the fed gov has reserved for the states by the constitution.
Border State The states between the north and south were divided by union and the confederacy.
Blockade Cut off an area by means troops or warships to stop supplies or people from coming or going to country to country
Offensive Position of attacking or the attack it self
Rebel Confederate soldier so called because of opposition to the established government
Yankee Union soldier
Blockade Runner Ship that sails into and out of a blockade area
Ironclad Armored naval vessel
Casualty
Emancipate
Ratify
Habeas corpus
Draft
Bounty
Greenback
Inflation
Entrenched
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