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American Civ I

3/5ths Clause 3 out of every 5 slaves were counted for representative purposes
Fugitive Slave Clause US Constitution Article 4 Section 2. Says that if a slave escapes then if found they must be returned to rightful owner who they owe services to
Gettysburg Address was a three-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg (November 19, 1863. Come to be know as one of the best known speeches.
Colfax Riot KKK killed hundreds of former slaves including 50 members of a former black militia in the town Colfax in 1873 with guns and a small cannon
Declaration of Independance Document adopted on July 4,1776. that made the break with Britain official: drafted by a committee of the Second Continental Congress including principal writer Thomas Jefferson.
Wilmot Proviso would've banned slavery but southern senators led by Calhoun stopped it from passing
Trail of tears the Cherokees term for when they were forced to leave the southeast and move to oklahoma 15,000 walked and 4,000 died on the way
15th Amendment :Constitutional Amendment ratified in 1870, which prohibited states from discriminating in voting priviledges on the basis of race
14th Amendment Guarenteed rights of citizenship to former slaves in words similar to those of the Civil Rights Act of 1866
Sarah Grimke one of the first women abolitionists
Created by: arab258