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Man who became extremely wealthy by bringing mass production of steel to the US

Andrew Carnegie

2

Northerners who moved to the South after the Civil War

Carpetbaggers

3

Native American tribe forced by Andrew Jackson to move to Oklahoma against their will

Cherokee

4

Agreement that allowing CA into the US as a free state, allowed popular sovereignty in lands from Mexico, ended the slave trade in DC and called for a stricter Fugitive Slave Law

Compromise of 1850

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This agreement gave the Presidency to the Republicans in exchange for the removal of Union troops in the South

Compromise of 1877

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William Jennings Bryan's famous Populist speech calling for silver to be added to the gold standard

Cross of Gold Speech

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Law stating that Native Americans could keep their land if they could live like white people for 25 years

Dawes Act

8

Segregation enforced by society rather than by law

De facto segregation

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Document announcing to the world that the US was no longer a part of Great Britain

Declaration of Independence

10

To be stripped of your right to vote

Disenfranchised

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Slave who sued for his freedom before the Civil War - he was told he could not sue because he was property

Dred Scott

12

Portion of the Constitution stating that Congress can do anything "necessary and proper"

Elastic Clause

13

Abraham Lincoln was elected President

Election of 1860

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Reacting against Reconstruction policies that were lenient toward the South, the US voted the Radical Republicans into office

Election of 1866

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Along with Lucretia Mott, she led the Seneca Falls Convention calling for greater equality for women

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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Freedom from slavery

Emancipation

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Lincoln's announcement that all slaves in hostile states would be freed after January 1, 1863

Emancipation Proclamation

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Freed slaves who moved west to Kansas after the Civil War

Exodusters

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Type of government in which power is shared between states and a central government

Federalism

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Articles written in the late 1700's to support the ratification of the US Constitution

Federalist Papers

21

Political party that followed Alexander Hamilton and believed the Constitution should be interpreted loosely

Federalists

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Political Party that followed Thomas Jefferson and believed that the Constitution should be interpreted strictly

Democratic Republicans

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Escaped slave who became a prominent abolitionist speaker and author

Frederick Douglass

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Government organization designed to help poor former slaves and sharecroppers get on their feet after the Civil War

Freedman's Bureau

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The position of people who weren't abolitionists, but didn't want slavery to spread into any new territories

Free-Soil

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War between the French and the British that cost so much, England taxed the colonies to pay for it

French & Indian War

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Site of a Civil War battle where the 54th Massachusetts Regiment proved their bravery by sacrificing their lives

Ft. Wagner

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Law that northerners must return runaway slaves to their former masters

Fugitive Slave Law

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Rule in Congress before the Civil War stating that slavery could not be discussed at all

Gag Rule

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Gettysburg

Bloodiest battle of the Civil War - Stopped Lee's advance into the Union