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Civil war study stack.

Sectionalism Taking interest/helping one section instead of the whole.
Fugitive A runaway or refugee in hiding.
Secede To leave an official governmental group.
Abstain To not vote.
Popular Sovereignty The idea that representatives should be picked by the people.
Border ruffians Pro-slavery activists that crossed borders to try and force their views on others.
Arsenal A weaponry collection.
Secession To secede.
States rights The rights of state governments.
Border state Slave states bordering free states.
Blockade A wall that blocks people and goods.
Offensive Attacking, invasive.
Rebel Uprising against the government.
Yankee Derogatory term for a northerner.
Blockade runner A vessel that tries to cross blockades.
Ironclad An iron ship.
Casualty Injured or killed people in accidents, crimes, or war.
Emancipate Setting someone free.
Ratify Validation
Habeas corpus The right to see a judge or lawyer
Draft Signing people up for war.
Bounty Reward for the capture or killing of a wanted person.
Greenback Paper money
Inflation Money losing value (costs more money to buy goods)
Entrenched Ingrained belief or habit
Total war A war without rules or restrictions.