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  1. Ku Klux Klan
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. Appomattox
  4. Nat Turner's Insurrection
  5. Lincoln-Douglas Debates
  1. a 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.
  2. b founded in the 1860s in the south; meant to control newly freed slaves through threats and violence
  3. c 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.
  4. d 1831 - Slave uprising. A group of 60 slaves led by Nat Turner; who believed he was a divine instrument sent to free his people; killed almost 60 Whites in South Hampton; Virginia. This let to a sensational manhunt in which 100 Blacks were killed. As a result; slave states strengthened measures against slaves and became more united in their support of fugitive slave laws.
  5. e the 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

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. gold discovery in Sutter's Mill in 1848 resulted in huge mass of adventurers in 1849, led to application for statehood, opened question of slavery in the West
  2. this political group opposed expansion of slavery into western territories
  3. Independent nation of Texas, which lasted from 1836 until 1848, when Texas was annexed to the United States
  4. after 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
  5. a 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg

    captured the spirit of liberty and morality ideally held by citizens of a democracy

5 True/False Questions

  1. Emancipation ProclamationLincoln issued it and freed all the slaves in the Confederate states, but slaves in Border States loyal to the Union remained enslaved. It only applied to states in rebellion (Confederate states). It led to slaves rebelling and joining the Union army and increased sympathy from Europe.


  2. Manifest Destinythe first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with almost 23,000 casualties. After this "win" for the North, Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation


  3. Suspension of habeas corpusAbraham Lincoln did this, which was a court order that forced the detainer of a prisoner to show cause for the prisoner's detention. By suspending the order, the president had the right to arrest anti-Unionists or pro-Southerners.


  4. Jefferson DavisSlave states--Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri--that remained loyal to the Union; the secession of these states would have considerably strengthened the South.


  5. Black CodesExpression 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!".


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