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civil war

Sectionalism loyalty to a region
fugitive runaway or trying to run away
secede to leave or withdrawal
abstain to not take part in some activity, such as voting
popular sovereignty political theory that gov. is subject to the will of people
border ruffians Missourians who traveled in armed groups to vote Kansas' election during mid 1850s
arsenal a storage place for weapons and ammuntion
martyr a person who sacrifices his or her life for a principal or a cause
secession withdrawal from the union
states rights the states between the north and south that were divided over whether to stay with the union or the join the confederacy
blockade cut off an area by means of troops or warship to stop supplies or people from coming in or going out to close off a country ports
offensive position of attacking or attacking itself
rebel confederate soldier so called because of opposition to the established gov
Yankee Union solider
blockade runner ship that sails into and out of a blockaded area
ironclad armored naval vessel
casualty a military person killed wounded or captured
emancipate to free from slavery
ratify to give official approval to
harbeas corpus a legal order for for an inquiry to determine whether a person has been lawfully imprisoned
draft the selection of people for military service
bounty money given as a reward, such as to encourage enlistment in the army
greenback a peice of U.S paper money first issued by the north udring the civil war
inflation a general increase in prices
entrenched set up in a strong position
total war a war that is unrestricted in terms of the weapons used
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