SS Vocab week 32 April 15-19
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the sharing of power between the federal government and state government
Dred Scott Decision
one of the worst Supreme Court decisions in history that said the U.S. Constitution protected the rights of slave owners and not the right of slaves states' rights: a conflict between the north and south and a leading cause of the Civil War which centered around the South wanting STATES to have more power than the federal government
a device for communicating over a distance, using electricity to send coded messages through wires. In the middle of the 1800s it was the fastest way to communicate over long distances.
president of the Confederate States
Robert E. Lee
leader of the Confederate Army
General Ulysses Grant
leader of the Union Army
Battle of Gettysburg
turning point of the Civil War, where Lee lost one-third of his army, retreated, and never invaded the North again. This battle led to the Confederacy surrendering to the Union.
April 4, 1865 at Appomattox Court House
Robert E. Lee surrenders to General Ulysses S. Grant, ending the Civil War
a declaration issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, freeing the slaves in the territories that were still fighting against the Union.
the time period after the Civil War that included rebuilding of the South and protecting the rights of the newly freed Americans
nickname people in the South called Northerners
a Confederate soldier in the Civil War; a nickname people in the North called the Southerners
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