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Social Studies

Chapter 9 Lesson 1: Struggles Over Slavery

PLANTATION A large farm on which a single crop is usually grown.
UNION Another name for the United States, especially the northern states during the Civil War
STATE'S RIGHTS The right of each U.S. state to make its own local laws
COMPROMISE People on both sides of an issue giving up something to reach an agreement.
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD A secret organization that helped escaped enslaved African Americans to get to the North or to Canada
ABOLITIONIST A person who supported the movement to end slavery
SECESSION To formally stop being part of something
CONFEDERACY Another name for the Confederate States of America, the southern states during the U.S. Civil War
OBTAIN To get or acquire
ACCORDING In agreement
How did the climate and geography of the South make it a great area for plantation farming? It was warm and sunny for much of the year and much of its land was flat with rich soil.
Which of the following compromises admitted Maine into the Union as a free state? Missouri Compromise of 1820
Who led the attack on Harper's Ferry to get weapons for an attack on slavery supporters? John Brown
How did the Supreme Court rule in the Dred Scott case of 1857? Dred Scott did not have any rights because African Americans were not considered citizens
Why were most of Lincoln's electoral votes from the North and West during the 1860 presidential election? Southern voters were worried that Lincoln would end slavery.
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