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8th Civil War

Civil War

TermDefinition
Agrarian farming economy
Industrial factory and business economy
Cash Crop Crop sold for money
Cotton Gin a machine used to separate cotton from its seeds
The Missouri Compromise Plan proposed by by Henry Clay to keep the number of slave and free states equal.
The Civil War War between people of the same the country. The U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) was between the Northern states vs. the Southern states.
Sectionalism loyalty to a state or section rather than to the whole country.
Fugitive runaway
Kansas-Nebraska Act 1854 Settlers living in each of the territories would decide the issue of slavery through popular sovereignty.
Popular Sovereignty idea that the people hold the final authority in government, allowing each territory to decide whether to allow slavery.
Bleeding Kansas became a mini civil-war between pro- and anti slavery people; in the end antislavery settlers would win the population race and vote kansas as a free state in 1861.
Compromise of 1850 California would be admitted as a free state and the territiories of New Mexico and Utah would be oragnized under the principle of popular sovernity and new fugitive slave laws were passed
Dred Scott Decision A Missouri slave sued for his freedom, claiming that his four year stay in the northern portion of the Louisiana Territory had made him a free man. The U.S, Supreme Court decided he couldn't sue in federal court because he was property, not a citizen.
Arsenal warehouse for guns and ammunition
John Brown tried to lead a raid in Harpers Ferry by raiding a federal arsenal to supply weapons to slaves and lead them to a revolt. He was captured and sentenced him to death.
Harpers Ferry town in Va. (now WV) that John Brown hoped to attack and get hold of guns and ammo from the federal armory
Secede/secession to withdraw from or formally leave from.
Fort Sumter Union fort in Charleston, South Carolina. Shots were fired from both North and South that help start the Civil War
Created by: KreppeinSS
 

 



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