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Slavery Someone owned by another having no freedom or rights
abolitionist Someone who joined the movement to end or stop slavery. Someone who joined the movement to end or stop slavery. John Brown, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Booker T. Washington, Fredrick Douglas
Agriculture Farming or growing plants The South was dependent on farming.
manufacturing The use of machines, tools or labor to make things for use or sale. The use of machines, tools or labor to make things for use or sale. The North had many factories.
raid Sudden attack made by soldiers or someone in an attempt to seize or destroy something. Sudden attack made by soldiers or someone in an attempt to seize or destroy something. John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry.
States’ rights The idea that states, not the federal government, should make the final decisions about matters that affect them. John C. Calhoun was a strong opponent for States’ Rights in the South.
tensions A strained relationship between a group. Tension among the Northern and the Southern states grew over issues such as States’ Rights and Slavery.
Civil War A war between two groups or regions within a nation.
Confederacy The name chosen by the states that left the Union at the time of the Civil War.
Union Another name for the United States.
secession When a part of a country leaves or breaks off from the rest.
Campaign A military operations for a specific objective.
surrender declare yourself defeated: to declare to an opponent that they have won so that fighting or conflict can cease. "April 7th, General: I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining the opinion you express of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia, I reciprocate your desire to avoid useless effusion of blood, and therefore, before considering your proposition, ask the terms you will offer on condition of its surrender. R.E. Lee, General."
General An officer of high military rank. Robert E. Lee Stonewall Jackson Ulysses S. Grant
biography a description or account of someone's life and the times. Harriet Beeches Stowe Harriet Tubman Jefferson Davis
Reconstruction The period when the South rejoined the Union.
Amendment A change made to the Constitution. 13 th Slavery Abolished 14 th states could not take away rights of citizen. 15 th gave the right to vote to all men no matter what the color of their skin was.
Freedmen’s Bureau An organization that provide food, clothing, medical care and legal advice to the poor blacks and whites.
sharecropping A system in which landowners let poor farmers use small areas of their land, and in return, the farmers gave the landowners a share of the crop.
Jim Crow Law Laws that segregated African Americans from other Americans.