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Social 8 vocab

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TermDefinition
13th Amendment Abolished slavery throughout the U.S.
Abolish To end
Abolitionist person who wanted to end slavery
Appomattox Court House Famous as the site of the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant
Beauregard Confederate General at Fort Sumter
Henry Brown Escaped slave nicknamed " box "
Bull run First major battle of the Civil War at a creek in Manassas VA
Civil War Deadliest war in American history
Colony A country or area under the full or partial political control of another country
Conductors A guide along the Underground railroad who helped slaves to reach freedom
Confederacy The nation formed by the southern states when 11 states seceded from the union
Deserted Left without permission
Fredrick Douglas Escaped slave and great black abolitionist who fought to end slavery through political action
Emancipation Proclamation Proclamation issued by Lincoln, freeing all slaves in the areas still at war with the union
Fort Sumter First shots of the Civil War. Confederates attacked the federal fort
Fugitive Someone who is running away or escaping
Fugitive Slave Act A law that made it a crime to help a runaway slave
William Loyd Garrison Published a newspaper called the "Liberator" to write and print articles against slavery. Founded the American Anti-Slavery Society
Gettysburg 3 day battle in PA. Last south attempt to invade the north
Gettysburg Address Lincoln's famous 2 minute speech given at the National Cemetery in 1863
Ulysses Grant Chosen to lead the Union Army by President Lincoln. Union general that accepted Lee's surrender
Indentured servants Poor men and women who made deals to work for free in exchange for the cost of the trip to America. Free to go when their time was up
Kansas-Nebraska Act Left it up to the settlers of the territories above the Mason Dixon line to decide whether or not to allow slavery
Robert E. Lee Confederate General trapped at Appomatox
Abraham Lincoln President in 1860, shot and killed by a southerner, gave speech called the Gettysburg Address
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