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1

Stonewall Jackson

Confederate general
Stopped north at bull run

2

Robert E. Lee

From VA
Confederate general
Didn't want to fight for the north
Loyal to VA

3

Compromise of 1850

Steven Douglas came up with it
NM becomes territory
Sets territory for Utah
Texas becomes what it is known today
Fugitme slave act created

4

Kansas - Nebraska act

Law that divided Nebraska territory into Kansas and had Nebraska giving each territory the right to decide whether or not to allow slavery

5

Bleeding Kansa

Term to describe violence between slave supporters and nonslave supporters who flooded into Kansas to vote

6

Ft. Sumpter

Federal fort located in Charlestown SC where the 1st shots of the civil war were fired

7

Steven Douglas

North democrat candidate in the election of 1860

Pushed for Kansas act

Started compromise

8

John brown

Black abolitionist who tried ending slavery with violence

Hung for treason

9

Jefferson Davis

Became president of confederate states of America

Mississippi senator who convinced congress to adopt renditions restricting federal control over slavery territories

10

Abe

Won election of 1860

president when southern states seceded

Apart of Illinois state legislature