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  1. 14th amendment
  2. 13th amendment
  3. Republic of Texas
  4. King Cotton
  5. Frederick Douglass
  1. a Declares that all persons born in the U.S. are citizens and are guaranteed equal protection of the laws
  2. b one of the most prominent african american figures in the abolitionist movement. escaped from slavery in maryland. he was a great thinker and speaker. published his own antislavery newspaper called the north star and wrote an autobiography that was published in 1845.
  3. c Expression used by Southern authors and orators before the Civil War to indicate the economic dominance of the Southern cotton industry, and that the North needed the South's cotton. In a speech to the Senate in 1858, James Hammond declared, "You daren't make war against cotton! ...Cotton is king!".
  4. d abolished slavery
  5. e Independent nation of Texas, which lasted from 1836 until 1848, when Texas was annexed to the United States

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. citizens cannot be denied the right to vote because of race, color , or precious condition of servitude
  2. Forestalled the Civil War by instating the Fugitive Slave Act , banning slave trade in DC, admitting California as a free state, splitting up the Texas territory, and instating popular sovereignty in the Mexican Cession
  3. a policy of imperialism rationalized as inevitable (as if granted by God)
    especially prevalent during 1840s
  4. Lincoln, the Republican candidate, won because the Democratic party was split over slavery. As a result, the South no longer felt like it has a voice in politics and a number of states seceded from the Union.
  5. During the race to become Senator Lincoln asked to have multiple debates with Douglas. Certain topics of these debates were slavery, how to deal with slavery, and where slavery should be allowed. Although Lincoln lost the election to Douglas, he was known throughout the country because of the debates.

5 True/False Questions

  1. SharecroppingExpression used by Southern authors and orators before the Civil War to indicate the economic dominance of the Southern cotton industry, and that the North needed the South's cotton. In a speech to the Senate in 1858, James Hammond declared, "You daren't make war against cotton! ...Cotton is king!".

          

  2. Appomattoxthe site of surrender of the Confederate general Lee to Union general Grant in April 1865, marking the end of the Civil War, his surrender prevent several more years of guerilla war, Grant was lenient- the idea of reconciliation not vengeance, the south could keep its horses and the generals could keep their guns

          

  3. Conscription/draftDuring the Civil War, conscription created public unrest and class resentment b/c:
    -immigrants felt like they were drafted more often
    -families lost their breadwinners
    -wealthy could avoid the draft by paying or hiring substitutes
    -men who had over a certain amount of slaves were exempt (to keep order in Southern society and allow for food production)

          

  4. Radical Republicansone of the most prominent african american figures in the abolitionist movement. escaped from slavery in maryland. he was a great thinker and speaker. published his own antislavery newspaper called the north star and wrote an autobiography that was published in 1845.

          

  5. Mexican Warafter disputes over Texas lands that were settled by Mexicans the United States declared war on Mexico in 1846 and by treaty in 1848 took Texas and California and Arizona and New Mexico and Nevada and Utah and part of Colorado and paid Mexico $15,000,000

          

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