SS Unit 7 Combined
Terms in this set (31)
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
hunters who were familiar with weapons, rural lifestyle, history of producing military leaders
more weapons and supplies, railroads, canals, and roads to move them, more money
the shutting off of an area by troops or ships to keep people and supplies from moving in and out
the Union's military plan to win the Civil War
Guns shot farther, railroads moved troops more easily. Many more died because of new weapons.
difficult life for soldiers
had to march far with heavy packs, supplies were limited for Confederate soldiers.
an order for men of a certain age to serve in the military
a statement that freed all slaves in Confederate states at war with the Union
Battle of Gettysburg
Three day union victory which was the furthest northern battle.
Battle of Vicksburg
This blockade cut the Confederacy in two
a kind of warfare used to destroy the enemy's army and their will to fight
Sherman's March to the Sea
Began in Atlanta, GA and destroyed everything in its path on the way to Savannah GA.
Gave African Americans citizenship
Gave all male citizens, including African American males, the right to vote
laws that discriminated against African Americans in the South
Southern states could pass laws which took away rights for African Americans, so many Republican Congress members did not approve.
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