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Chapter 12 US Hist

Access American History Ch 12 Seven Years to Civil War

TermDefinition
bitterly with anger and disappointment
Fugitive Slave Act an 1850 law that made people return runaway slaves to their owners
harsh cruel and severe
testify tell under oath what happened; tell or show proof
abolitionist a person who worked to end slavery
colored an outdated term used to describe a black person
illegal not allowed by law
territories parts of the United States that are not states
democratic like a democracy, where people get to vote on important things
outraged made angry by something wrong
expand grow, take up more space
hotbed a place where anything grows and develops quickly
antislavery against slavery
fanatic someone whose support for a belief is taken to an extreme
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