SS Unit 7 Chapter 14 - A Divided Nation
Terms in this set (14)
Southern way of life
most people lived and worked on farms, towns were small
Northern way of life
many people moved to big cities to work in factories
Lowered tariffs on goods
angered North because South bought goods more cheaply from Britain
Slavery in South
Very important to the south because it was profitable.
Ways African Americans resisted slavery
not obeying slave owners, running away, refusing to work, working slowly, pretending to be sick, broke work tools
A secret system set up to help enslaved people escape from the South to freedom in the North
a law that allowed this state to become a slave state if Maine became a free state and that made a line to determine future free and slave states.
an act that let these two territories decide on whether they wanted to allow slavery. It caused a violent outbreak.
Dred Scott Decision
Supreme court determined that he was not free and that African Americans had no rights. This decision deepened the divide between North and South.
President Lincoln Elected
Southerns were unhappy because they were afraid that Lincoln would end slavery.
Southern states seceded to make their own country because they wanted to keep slavery.
Battle that began the Civil War
Southerners fought for
preservation of slavery and states' rights
Northerners fought for
preservation of the union and abolishing slavery
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