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1 Unit 2 Part 1 Orange

2 Abraham Lincoln abolitionists People who wanted to end slavery. People who wanted to end slavery.

3 expansion Act of increasing or making something bigger Act of increasing or making something bigger

4 hardship A difficult thing that can take time and energy to overcome A difficult thing that can take time and energy to overcome

5 losses Something you no longer have; in this case referring to people or death Something you no longer have; in this case referring to people or death

6 refused rejected, said no to rejected, said no to

7 took a stand decide to support one side of a debate or argument decide to support one side of a debate or argument

8 unity To stand together as one unit; united as one To stand together as one unit; united as one

9 Abraham Lincoln knew Past tense of to know. learned before Past tense of to know. learned before

10 formal education learning in school learning in school

11 infancy the time when a person is a baby the time when a person is a baby

12 politicians A person who works in the government or politics. A person who works in the government or politics.

13 ran for tried to get elected tried to get elected

14 plantations large farms in the South large farms in the South

15 practice the work of a doctor or lawyer the work of a doctor or lawyer

16 debates Public talks at which people discuss different opinions about an issue. Public talks at which people discuss different opinions about an issue.

17 seceded formally stopped being part of a country formally stopped being part of a country

18 dedicated set apart for a purpose set apart for a purpose

19 Reconstruction the rebuilding after the Civil War the rebuilding after the Civil War

20 the ages all of time and human history all of time and human history

21 Nancy Hanks ghost the spirit of a dead person the spirit of a dead person

22 rolling stone Someone who doesnt stay in one place for very long; someone who wanders. Someone who doesnt stay in one place for very long; someone who wanders.

23 scraping along Trying to survive without much money Trying to survive without much money

24 shack a very small, poorly built house, usually one room a very small, poorly built house, usually one room

25 prairie a big field covered with wild grass and flowers a big field covered with wild grass and flowers

26 pinching times a time when you have very little money or food a time when you have very little money or food

27 get on do well do well

28 Lincoln gaunt very thin and bony very thin and bony

29 scraggly rough, irregular rough, irregular

30 mournful very sad very sad

31 ungainly awkward, clumsy awkward, clumsy

32 laboring working very hard working very hard

33 aloof away from or distant from away from or distant from

34 mad stray bolt an unexpected flash of lightening an unexpected flash of lightening

35 zenith the sky; the highest point the sky; the highest point


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