Chapter 8 Vocabulary: Texas History
Texas and the Civil War
A large farm with crops tended by workers who live there.
The owner of a plantation
A crop people raised to sell to others
A factory in which fibers, such as cotton or wool, are woven into cloth
A public sale of goods
The idea that state governments have the right to make certain decisions for themselves.
A group of people in government who try to get agree with theeas and who choose leaders who share their opinions
A person who runs for political office
To leave the union
The confederate states of America
People who wanted to leave the union
A group of foot soldiers
A line of warships used to keep other ships from sailing into or out of a port
A group of troops or soldiers
The murder of a political leader
The period after the civil war in which southerners had to reorganize their state governments in order to rejoin the union
A holiday in Texas celebrating the freeing of slaves.
A group of people that decide a case in court
Keeping people in separate groups based on their race and culture
A change in the constitution
A northerner in the south during reconstruction who carried their things in bags made from carpet
A farmer who used a plot of land and was paid by the landowner with a share of the crops
A way of buying something by paying for it over time
An area of land set aside by government for use by American Indians
A nickname given by Native Americans to African American soldiers.