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The Civil War

module 1 lesson 1

TermDefinition
Fort Sumter Jefferson Davis attacked April 12, 1861 No casualties
border states Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri Part of the union, allowed slavery
Winfield Scott Developed the two-part strategy: Blockade the southern ports and gain control of the Mississippi River
cotton diplomacy Jefferson Davis tried to get Great Britain to support the Confederacy because it needed cotton –didn’t work because Britain could get cotton from India and Egypt
seize to take something by force
Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate States of America
rebellion An act of violence against a government
canal An artificial waterway constructed to allow ships to pass over land
constitution A written plan of government
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