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Civil War

by: niranjana magesh

Sectionalism a belief where your sections issues is more important then the others
Fugitive a wanted person who escaped from something and is most likely avoiding arrest
Secede withdraw from something (union)
Abstain stopping yourself from doing or enjoying something
Popular Sovereignty government is created and has all political power run by elected people
Border ruffians pro-slavery activist who crossed the border of kansas to force acceptence of slavery.
Arsenal weapons and military equipment stored by someone
Secession withdrawing from something (political state)
States rights individual US state holding all the rights and powers rather then a Federal government
Border state slave states that bordered the northern free states
Blockade selling a place to prevent goods or from people entering or leaving
Offensive causing someone to feel hurt, upset, angry, etc...
Rebel someone who's in opposition of a rule or leader
Yankee person who's from the US
Blockade runner vessel that attempts to run into or out of a blockaded port
Ironclad something protected with iron
Casualty someone killed or injured in a war or accident
Emancipate set free from legal restrictions
Ratify give or sign a agreement making it official
Habeas corpus requiring a judge to the person being arrested to securer persons release, unless lawful grounds are shown
Draft introductory version of a piece of writing
Bounty amount of money paid for capturing or killing someone or animal
Greenback dollar bill
Inflation inflating something
Entrenched belief established and unlikely to change
Total war war that is unrestricted because the laws of war are disregarded.
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