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Civil War

definitions

TermDefinition
Sectionalism An exaggerated loyalty to a particular reigon of the country
Fugitive Runaway. For slaves to run from their masters
Secede to leave
Abstain Not to cast votes
Popular Sovereignty Allowing the people to decide
Border Ruffians People crossing the border just to vote in the election
Arsenal A storage place for weapons and ammo
Martyr a person who died for a great cause
Secession withdrawal
States Rights to voluntarily join the union
Border states Missouri Kentucky Maryland
Blockade close, block
Offensive went to attack
Rebel confederate army with about 112,000 soilders
Yankee Union army. 187,000
Blockade Runner Many confederate ships
Ironclad warship
Casualaty people killed or wounded
Emancipate to free
Ratify to approve of
Habeas Corpus Guarantees accused individuals the right to a hearing before being jailed
Draft law that required men 18 to 35 to serve i n the army for three years
Bounty payments to encourage volunteers
Greenback northern money
Inflation a general increase in prices
Entrenched set up in a strong positon
total war cut a path of destruction, destroying everything in the process.
Created by: YusraHaq