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  1. Jefferson Davis
  2. Battle of Gettysburg
  3. turning point
  4. Kansas Nebraska Act
  5. secession
  1. a formal separation from an alliance or federation, the withdrawal of eleven Southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War
  2. b a moment in history that marks a decisive change, change of who is winning the war
  3. c This Act set up Kansas and Nebraska as states. Each state would use popular sovereignty to decide what to do about slavery. People who were proslavery and antislavery moved to Kansas to try to make it either free or slave.
  4. d an American statesman and politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865
  5. e 1863, this three day battle was the bloodiest of the entire Civil War, ended in a Union victory, and is considered the turning point of the war

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. September 22, 1862 - Lincoln freed all slaves in the states that had seceded, after the Northern victory at the Battle of Antietam. Lincoln had no power to enforce the law. Allows the U.S. to get foreign aid
  2. 1820 This law allowed 2 states to enter the Union (MAINE and MISSOURI) to maintain the balance of power in the senate of free to slave states. It also banned slavery in the lands of the Louisiana Purchase, North of the 36, 30' north latitude.
  3. the presidential election of 1860 was won by Abraham Lincoln, the republican candidate. He won no southern states, which angered the South sparking states to seceed from the Union.
  4. General of the Confederates (South)
  5. rights and powers independent of the federal government

5 True/False questions

  1. Abraham LincolnU.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".


  2. Bleeding Kansassequence of violent events involving Free-Staters (anti-slavery) and pro-slavery "Border Ruffians" elements that took place in Kansas Territory and the western frontier towns of the U.S. state of Missouri between roughly 1854 and 1858 attempting to influence whether Kansas would enter the Union as a free or slave state


  3. Fugitive Slave ActLaw that provided for harsh treatment for escaped slaves and for those who helped them


  4. Sherman's March to the Sea1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves


  5. Fort SumterGeneral of the Confederates (South)


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