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Civil War (7th Social Studies)

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Compromise of 1850
California is a free state and in New Mexico and Utah the people would decide if they are free or not
Fugitive slave act
Any runaway slave needed to be returned to their master
Election of 1860
the South did not like Abraham Lincoln becoming president because they feared he would become an abolitionist.
abolitionist
someone who wants to free the slave
secession
a state withdrawing from the union
South Carolina
the first state to go into secession
Confederate States of America
the states that secession occurred in formed this
Abraham Lincoln
president of the Union
Jefferson Davis
president of the Confederacy
Ulysses Grant
Union army general
Robert E Lee
Confederate army general
Abraham Lincoln
Who won the election of 1860?
Reconstruction
The steps taken to restore the Southern states into the Union.
Freed man
a former slave
The Black Codes
laws that restricted the freed men's actions, conduct, and movement
Freedmen's Bureau
government agency that provided food, clothing, and basic medical needs and education for freed men
13th Amendment
abolished slavery
14th Amendment
all former slave are now citizens
15th Amendment
gave freed men the right to vote
unification movement
a movement by a group of people and planned to push the right to vote for freedmen