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IDs on past tests for Shugsta's class

Potato Famine

An event in Ireland that caused many Irish to immigrate to America. Failure of potato crop because of a fungus. Killed many people of starvation

Nativism

The preference of American-born citizens to immigrants

American Party

The name of the actual party which was nicknamed "The Know Nothing Party"

driver

An assistant who was often African American himself that helped manage the slaves

passenger

A runaway slave on the Underground Railroad

sweat box

A very tight/small box that did not allow sitting room that slaves were put in to brace the elements as a form of punishment/torture

Cuddy holes

Holes in the ground slaves would dig for their personal belongings

Luddites

Craftment and skilled workers whose jobs were replaced by machines and went on a rampage breaking those machines

Injured factory workers

They were fired immediately without any sort of compensation

Abolitionist

someone who is strongly against slavery

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