Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Civil War

Sectionalism excessive regards for local interests, regional or local spirit, prejudice.
Fugitive A person who is fleeing, from prosecution,
secede to withdraw formally from an alliance
Abstain to refrain from casting one's vote
popular sovereignty the authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives
border ruffians They were pro-slave activists from the state of Missouri, who in 1845- 1860 crossed the state border in Kansas to force people to accept slavery
arsenal a collection of weapons and military equipment stored by a country, person etc.
secession the action of withdrawing formally from a membership of a federation or body , especially a political state
state rights political powers reserved for the state governments rather than the federal government according to the United States constitution
Border state any of the states that bordered the northern free states during the Civil War
Blockade to seal of a place to stop goods or people from entering.
offensive an attacking military campaign
Rebel rise in opposition against an established government or power
Yankee a person who lives in or is from the U.S
Blockade runner a vessel that runs or attempts to run in to a blockaded area
ironclad covered or protected from iron
casualty a person killed or hurt in a war or accident
emancipate set free from
ratify sign or give formal consent (treaty, contract or agreement) to make it valid
Habeas corpus a writ requiring a person who is arrested to be brought before a court or judge, especially to secure the person'd release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention.
draft a preliminary draft of something or piece of writing.
Bounty a sum paid to encourage trade
greenback a dollar bill (another name or it)
inflation a general increase in the prices and fall in the purchasing value of money
entrenched a habit or belief firmly established and unlikely to change
total war war - unrestricted of the weapons used, the territory or combatants involved, or the objectives pursued, especially one in which the laws of war are disregarded.
Created by: sarasundaram0818



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards