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bill that inducted California into the Union as a free state and allowed the Utah and New Mexico territories to choose

Compromise of 1850

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government established by seceded states

Confederacy

3

Massachusetts Senator known as greatest U.S. orator

Daniel Webster

4

slave who appealed to Supreme Court for freedom

Dred Scott

5

land purchased from Mexico for railroads

Gadsden Purchase

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settlers moving to the West to become rich

Gold Rush

7

treaty that ended the Mexican War

Guadalupe Hidalgo

8

author of Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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former slave who led over 300 slaves to freedom

Harriet Tubman

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president of the Confederacy

Jefferson Davis

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American pioneer who conquered California

John C. Fremont

12

commander-in-chief of the Confederate Army

Robert E. Lee

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general of the Mexican Army

Santa Anna

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commander-in-chief of the Union Army

Ulysses S. Grant

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Union general who burned Atlanta

William T. Sherman

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American general who captured Mexico City

Winfield Scott

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American general who defeated Santa Anna

Zachary Taylor

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Year of the Gold Rush

1849

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Year of the Mexican War

1846-1848

20

"Be sure you are right, then go ahead."

Davy Crockett

21

Slavery is in all probability the wedge which will split up this Union."

John Quincy Adams

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Place where Lee surrendered to Grant

Appomattox

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Battle during which 150 Texans fought the Mexican army

Alamo

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Battle that changed the course of the Civil War

Gettysburg

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Location of the first shot fired in the Civil War

Fort Sumter

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War fought over boundaries between Texas and Mexico

Mexican War

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Date of the Battle of Gettysburg

July 1-3, 1863

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Date of the Battle of Fort Sumter

April 12, 1861

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Date of the surrender at Appomattox Cothouse

April 9, 1865

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Date of the Emancipation Proclamation

January 1, 1863