Chapter 8,9,10,11 History Vocab

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Created Nov 18, 2009
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Anaconda Plan
 
created by Linclon and geeral winsfield scott A civil war strategy plan:  1)Union creates...
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Emancipation Proclomation
 
a Pronouncement given by Linclon on January 1, 1863 to free the slaves in the confederderate...
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Gettysburg address
 
Inspirational speech given by Linclon on Nov. 19 1863, at a battle in Gettysburg, Pennsylvannia In...
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Sherman's March to the Sea
 
led by the union general William Tecumsen Sherman, A devestating total war military campain...
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Draft Riot
 
A series of deadly riots that took place in U.S. cities in 1863 to protest the newly established...
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Copperhead
 
a nickname that rebublicans used to describe those northerners, mostly democrats, who opposed...
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bread riot
 
a riot involving hundreds of women in Richmond, Virginia, who sought food and other goods that...
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54th Massachusetts Regiment
 
the first entirely African American regiment of the union Army
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Naval Blockade
 
a military manuver in which one side sets up a line of ships to block entry into or departure...
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total war
 
a military policy in which one side in a conflict decidesit is willing to make any sacrifice...
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emancipation
 
the act of freeing slaves from bondage
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Habeas Corpus
 
the right of a person being detained to appear in court so that a judge may determine whether...
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Military Draft
 
a system of requiring by law that all peoplw hwo meet certain criteria, such as age and gender;...
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Embargo
 
a government order that restricts or probibits trade of a particular good or with a particular...
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Rifled Musket
 
a type of gun used during the civil war that had improved power and accuracy
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Freedman
 
a man who has been freed from slavery
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Missouri Compromise
 
measure passed by Congress in 1820 to admit Missouri into the Union as a slave State and maine...
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Compromise of 1850
 
messures passed by in 1850 to adimit CA into the union as a free state; to divide the res tof...
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Fugitive Slave Law
 
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Uncle Tom's Cabin
 
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Kansas-Nebraska Act
 
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Republican Party
 
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Dred Scott decision
 
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John Brown's raid
 
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Fort Sumter
 
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Sectionalism
 
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Urban
 
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Popular sovereignty
 
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Agitator
 
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Arsenal
 
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Faction
 
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Secession
 
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