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Tompkins TEXAS HISTORY 3 rd 9 weeks
Tompkins Slavery and Secession
Tompkins Kansas-Nebraska Act 1854 US law that allowed new territories to decide allow slavery or not You can choose!
Tompkins Fugitive Slave Act US law that required citizens to help capture slaves who had run away from their owners
Tompkins abolitionists A person who wants to abolish, or get rid of, slavery
Tompkins slavery Ownership of another person as property
Tompkins states’ rights Support of the state’s right to decide certain issues for themselves (slavery, secession) I get to decide!
Tompkins tariff Synonyms: tax, duty An amount of money added to imported or exported goods 1 dollar per pound plus tax!
Tompkins secede withdraw I don’t want to be a part of the United States anymore!
Tompkins secession To secede I am not a part of the United States anymore!
Tompkins cash crop crop grown to sell
Tompkins textile cloth items
Tompkins Slavery and Succession The 13 colonies that made up the original United States developed differently due to political differences and geographic differences. The northern states became centers for business while the southern states developed large farms called plantations. The South’s economy was based on cash crops and textiles grown on plantations that used slavery. The North and South disagreed about slavery. Many Northerners were abolitionists who supported a tariff that would hurt the South. The United States continued to expand westward. The idea of manifest destiny clashed with slavery. The Kansas-Nebraska Act allowed new territories to decide for themselves about slavery. But, the Fugitive Slave Act was passed that required slaves be returned to their owners. The states argued with the US government about states’ right to secede from the country. Many Southern states, including Texas voted for succession. Then, the seceded states became known as the Confederate States of America and they fought against the United States in the Civil War.
Tompkins Shining Star C Pg Vocabulary preview, Lincoln and Civil War Pg Underground Railroad Pg 208 Cotton and Cattle paragraph 1