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Sectionalism restriction of interest to undue concern with local interests or petty distinctions at the expense of general well-being.
Fugitive a person who has escaped from a place or is in hiding, especially to avoid arrest or persecution.
Secede withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization.
Abstain restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
Popular sovereignty Image result for Popular Sovereigntywww.thinglink.com Popular sovereignty or the sovereignty of the people's rule, is the principle that the authority of a state and its government
Border Ruffians The Border Ruffians were pro-slavery activists from the slave state of Missouri, who in 1854 to 1860 crossed the state border into Kansas
arsenal a collection of weapons and military equipment stored by a country, person, or group.
Secession the action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body, especially a political state.
States rights the rights and powers held by individual US states rather than by the federal government.
Border state any of the slave states that bordered the northern free states during the US Civil War.
blockade an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving.
Offensive causing someone to feel deeply hurt, upset, or angry.
Rebel southern solder in the civil war`
Yankee northern solder in the civil war
Blockade runner a vessel that runs or attempts to run into or out of a blockaded port.
Ironclad a 19th-century warship with armor plating.
Casualty a person killed or injured in a war or accident.
Emancipate set free, especially from legal, social, or political restrictions.
Ratify sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid.
Habeas corpus a writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court, especially to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention.
Draft a preliminary version of a piece of writing.
Bounty a sum paid for killing or capturing a person or animal.
Greenback a dollar bill; a dollar.
Inflation a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money.
Entrenched (of an attitude, habit, or belief) firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change; ingrained.
Total war a war that is unrestricted in terms of the weapons used, the territory or combatants involved, or the objectives pursued, especially one in which the laws of war are disregarded.
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