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Vocabulary Civil War. Missouri Compromise The Missouri Compromise, submitted by Henry Clay, was passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery.

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1 Vocabulary Civil War

2 Missouri Compromise The Missouri Compromise, submitted by Henry Clay, was passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories.

3 Repeal the action of revoking or annulling a law or congressional act. To take something back or to get rid of the action of revoking or annulling a law or congressional act. To take something back or to get rid of

4 Kansas-Nebraska Act The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820 by allowing white male settlers in those territories to determine through popular sovereignty whether they would allow slavery within each...

5 Popular Sovereignty Popular sovereignty or the sovereignty of the people is the principle that the authority of the government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who are the source of all political power. Political power rests with the people who can create, alter, and abolish government by voting. Popular sovereignty or the sovereignty of the people is the principle that the authority of the government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who are the source of all political power. Political power rests with the people who can create, alter, and abolish government by voting.

6 Secede withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization. To leave or seperate withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization. To leave or seperate

7 Arsenal a collection of weapons and military equipment stored by a country, person, or group

8 Abolitionist a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution: especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. Abolish- to put an end to a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution: especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. Abolish- to put an end to

9 Confederate States The Confederate States of America, commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from South- for slavery The Confederate States of America, commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from South- for slavery


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