10 terms

TX History - Texas and the Civil War

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civil war
a war between groups of people living in the same country
Union
the northern states in the Civil War
Confederacy
the southern states in the Civil War
plantations
very large farms where slaves worked in the South
secede
to leave or separate from the country
slavery
one major reason for the Civil War
blockade
to close a port preventing supplies from entering or troops from leaving
invade
to move into a place with massive force and attempt too take it over
Fort Sumter
location of the first battle of the Civil War in South Carolina
Galveston
port city in Texas that the Union blockaded and captured; was eventually recaptured by the Confederacy

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