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Year Abraham Lincoln was elected & SC fired on Ft. Sumter

1860

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Year that the Civil War Ended and Lincoln was killed

1865

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Year that Reconstruction ended

1877

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The Freedman's Bureau promised this to every former slave - eventually they had to give it back, though.

40 Acres and a Mule

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Southern Nickname for slavery used to describe how it actually had some benefits to society

"Positive Good"

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White Democrats who were elected into office in the South after Reconstruction

Redeemers

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Term used to describe the South's habit of voting exclusively for Democrats from the late 1800's to the late 1900's.

Solid South

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Amendment that freed the slaves

13th

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Amendment that guaranteed citizenship for anyone born in the US and promised equal protection for all citizens.

14th

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Amendment giving black males the right to vote

15th

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Amendment giving women the right to vote

19th

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Religious revival that emphasized changing society in addition to changing your life - many became abolitionists as a result

2nd Great Awakening

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Agreement at the Constitutional Convention to count slaves as a fraction of a person for the purposes of representation in Congress.

3/5 Compromise

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James K. Polk WANTED this to be the northern boundary of the US.

54 40

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The actual current northern boundary of the US.

49

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Black regiment that fought and died at Ft. Wagner

54th Massachusetts

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A person who was against slavery

Abolitionist

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Laws passed during the Federalist period stating that you couldn't speak out against the government or you could be arrested - if you weren't a citizen, you could be deported.

Alien and Sedition Acts

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Agreement arranged by Henry Clay between the north and the west. The north would give $$ to the west for internal improvements if the west would vote in favor of a high tariff.

The American System

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The Union's Battle Plan against the South. (Blockade southern ports, take the Mississippi, Capture Richmond)

Anaconda Plan

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President who represented the "common man" - Forced the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears

Andrew Jackson

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President after Lincoln who continued his 10% plan - one of only two presidents to be impeached

Andrew Johnson

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To add land to the US

Annex

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The Period before the Civil War

Antebellum

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Location where Lee surrendered to Grant, ending the Civil War

Appomattox Courthouse

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Negotiations between a union and management that take place when the two sides disagree on a workplace issue. If this fails, the workers may go on strike.

Arbitration

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Bloodiest day of the civil war.

Antietam

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First document that set up the American government after the Revolutionary War.

Articles of Confederation

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Forcing a group of people to adapt to another culture - often against their will.

Assimilation

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The process by which iron is smelted into steel

Bessemer Process

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The first ten amendments to the Constitution

Bill of Rights

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Animal that was killed by railroads so trains could travel freely

Bison

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Laws passed after Reconstruction to keep African Americans in a state much like slavery

Black codes

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Period when pro and anti slavery supporters - including John Brown - fought violently over whether a midwestern state should be slave or free.

Bleeding Kansas

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Insect that attacked the cotton crop in the south in the late 1800's-early 1900's and forced many African Americans to move north

Boll Weevil

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African-American founder of the Tuskeegee Institute who gave the Atlanta Compromise speech, stating that black people would be willing to live with segregation of they could get jobs in the south.

Booker T. Washington

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Site where 5 American colonists were killed by British Troops - this sparked the Revolutionary War.

Boston Massacre

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First battle of the Civil War - Convinced the Union that the war would not be won easily.

Bull Run