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a person who wanted to end slavery
Changed its economy to rely less on farming and more on manufacturing in factories.
making money depended on farming and slave labor.
Abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1858)
Leader of a slave revolt in 1831 in Virginia. His plan failed and he was executed.
United States abolitionist became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
Robert E. Lee
Confederate general of the Army of Northern Virginia
Ulysses S. Grant
General of the Union Army
Thomas Stonewall Jackson
Confederate general whose men stopped Union assault during the Battle of Bull Run
another name for the Confederate States of America, made up of the 11 states that seceded from the Union
To leave or withdraw
A general term for the United States during the Civil War which also was used to refer to the Northern army.
Battle of Bull Run
First major battle of the Civil War where Stonewall Jackson played a major role. Confederate victory.
Appomattox Court House
Where Robert E. Lee and the confederate army surrendered.
The capital of the confederacy. It was burned towards the end of the war.
The union ship
The confederate ship
Elected president during the Civil War. Abolished slavery.
West Virginia seceded from the rest of Virginia because they did not agree with slavery.