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Studystack civil war

What is sectionalism? North developed as a trading region of small farmers North slowly emancipated.
What is Fugitive? One who escapes or flees
What is Secede? Popular sovereignty.
What is Abstain? To hold oneself back voluntarily, especially from something regarded as improper or unhealthy.
What is Popular sovereignty? Popular sovereignty, or sovereignty of the peoples' rule, is the principle that the authority of a state and its government are created and sustained by the consent of its people.
What is Border Ruffians? In Kansas, Border Ruffians was the name applied to pro-slavery activists from the slave state of Missouri.
What is Arsenal? A collection of weapons and military equipment stored by a country, person, or group.
What is secession? The action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body, especially a political state.
What is state's rights? In American political discourse, states' rights are political powers held for the state governments rather than the federal government according to the United States Constitution, reflecting especially the enumerated powers.
What is Border state? any of the slave states that bordered the northern free states during the US Civil War.
What is a blockade? A blockade is an effort to cut off supplies, war material or communications from a particular area by force, either in part or totally.
What is Offensive? actively aggressive; attacking.
What is Rebel? a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.
What is Yankee? a person who lives in, or is from, the US.
What is a Blockade runner? A blockade runner is a merchant vessel used for evading a naval blockade of a port or strait.
What is a Ironclad? An ironclad is a steam-propelled warship protected by iron or steel armor plates used in the early part of the second half of the 19th century.
What is a Casualty? A casualty, as a term in military usage, is a person in military service, combatant or non-combatant, who becomes unavailable for duty due to several circumstances, including death, injury, illness, capture or desertion.
What is Emancipate? Emancipation is any effort to procure economic and social rights, political rights or equality, often for a specifically disenfranchised group, or more generally, in discussion of such matters.
What is Ratify? Ratification is a principal's approval of an act of its agent that lacked the authority to bind the principal legally.
What is Habeas corpus? Habeas corpus is a recourse in law through which a person can report an unlawful detention
What is a Draft? compulsory recruitment for military service.
What is a Bounty? a sum paid for killing or capturing a person or animal.
What is a Greenback? Greenbacks were paper currency issued by the United States during the American Civil War.
What is a Inflation? Inflation is a sustained increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.
What is Entrenched? firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change; ingrained.
What is a Total war? Total war is warfare that includes any and all civilian-associated resources and infrastructure as legitimate military targets, mobilizes all of the resources of society to fight the war
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