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Invented the cotton gin

Eli Whitney

Two crops that were important to the economy in the south

cotton, tobacco

People who spent time trying to outlaw slavery

abolitionist

The system of escape routes and hiding places for slaves

underground railroad

Famous leader of the underground railroad

Harriet Tubman

A decision to try to satisfy both sides of an argument

compromise

Established the conditions in which states would enter the Union a slave states or free states

Missouri Compromise

Lincoln had a successful career as a

Lawyer

Lincoln was our ----President

16th

The southern states that left the Union were called

The Confederate States of America

President of the confederacy

Jefferson Davis

First battle of the Civil War was at

Fort Sumpter in 1861

Unions ironclad ship

Monitor

General who was commander of a Union armies in 1864

Ulysses Grant

An immediate result of the Emancipation Proclamation

slaves were freed

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