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  1. Border States
  2. 13th amendment
  3. Emancipation Proclamation
  4. Compromise of 1850
  5. The Anaconda Strategy
  1. a Slave states--Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri--that remained loyal to the Union; the secession of these states would have considerably strengthened the South.
  2. b Lincoln issued it and freed all the slaves in the Confederate states, but slaves in Border States loyal to the Union remained enslaved. It only applied to states in rebellion (Confederate states). It led to slaves rebelling and joining the Union army and increased sympathy from Europe.
  3. c Union strategy
    • Split the Confederacy in two by capturing the Mississippi River
    • Blockade Confederate ports
  4. d abolished slavery
  5. e Forestalled the Civil War by instating the Fugitive Slave Act , banning slave trade in DC, admitting California as a free state, splitting up the Texas territory, and instating popular sovereignty in the Mexican Cession

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg

    captured the spirit of liberty and morality ideally held by citizens of a democracy
  2. 10% of voters from the last election had to pledge to support the union. Pardon all Confederates except high-ranking officials and those who were cruel to POW's
    However, Congress says, "No," because it appears too lenient.
  3. The issue was that Missouri wanted to join the Union as a slave state, therefore unbalancing the Union so there would be more slave states then free states. The compromise set it up so that Maine joined as a free state and Missouri joined as a slave state. Congress also made a line across the southern border of Missouri saying except for the state of Missouri, all states north of that line must be free states or states without slavery.
  4. Abraham Lincoln did this, which was a court order that forced the detainer of a prisoner to show cause for the prisoner's detention. By suspending the order, the president had the right to arrest anti-Unionists or pro-Southerners.
  5. During the Civil War, conscription created public unrest and class resentment b/c:
    -immigrants felt like they were drafted more often
    -families lost their breadwinners
    -wealthy could avoid the draft by paying or hiring substitutes
    -men who had over a certain amount of slaves were exempt (to keep order in Southern society and allow for food production)

5 True/False questions

  1. CopperheadsSlave states--Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri--that remained loyal to the Union; the secession of these states would have considerably strengthened the South.


  2. Reconstruction Acts1867 - Pushed through congress over Johnson's veto, it gave radical Republicans complete military control over the South and divided the South into five military zones, each headed by a general with absolute power over his district. Required them to draft new constitutions upholding the 14th amendment. A period of radical reconstruction.


  3. 14th amendmentDeclares that all persons born in the U.S. are citizens and are guaranteed equal protection of the laws


  4. Black CodesExpression used by Southern authors and orators before the Civil War to indicate the economic dominance of the Southern cotton industry, and that the North needed the South's cotton. In a speech to the Senate in 1858, James Hammond declared, "You daren't make war against cotton! ...Cotton is king!".


  5. John Brown's RaidAn attempt by abolitionist John Brown to cause a slave rebellion by seizing a weapons arsenal; however, it failed since no slaver knew about it. Caused south to believe northern abolitionists were all radical and militant.