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social studies ch 15 Les 1-4
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A black abolitionist who called for the immediate emancipation of slaves. He wrote the "Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World." It called for a bloody end to white supremacy. He believed that the only way to end slavery was for slaves to physically revolt.
Loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole
A black preacher who in 1831, led a revolt on a summer night in Southampton County, Virginia. They killed 60 whites and 100+ blacks were executed.
the man who led the revolt aboard the ship La Amistad that was headed for the Cuban slave plantations
Abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North
american Quaker and abolitionist involved in the underground railroad. Nicknamed "President of the Underground Railroad."
conductor on the Underground Railroad who helped more than 2,000 people escape from slavery to freedom
laws in the southern states that controlled enslaved people
A system that helped enslaved African Americans follow a network of escape routes out of the South to freedom in the North
Territory created in 1854 as a result of the Kansas Nebraska Act. Became the state of Nebraska.
would be free under Mississippi Compromise, but the Dems tried to salvage it for slavery
Harpers Ferry Virginia
John Brown (abolitionist) started a revoult against slave owners and was given the death penalty
John C. Calhoun
1. Father of Secession. 2. For nullification: states should be able to nullify, go against Federal laws and not have to follow the federal rules.
Congressman, Secretary of State, fought for the American System (internal improvements, banks, tariffs); was the "Great Compromiser."
- Leader of the Whig Party, originally pro-North, supported the Compromise of 1850
Illinois Senator, debated Lincoln on slave issues, Democrat, popular sovereignty, Kansas-Nebraska Act
Harriet Beecher Stowe
A writer that wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin about a slave's life, and it was read all over. The book told the hardship of the slave's life.
American slave who sued his master for keeping him enslaved in a territory where slavery was banned under the missouri Compromise
1856, abolitionist john brown attacked pro-slavery settlement along the Pottawatomie river with a few other people.
16th president of the united states 1861-l865 who led the united states during the Civil War
Fort Sumter South Carolinia
where the Civil War southern troops fire, fort in charleston harbor,south carolina site of the first battle of the civil war
An American statesman and politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865.
To break away, To withdraw
A loose union of independent states; name of government used by the southern states that seceded during the Civil War
An association of workers, formed to bargain for better working conditions and higher wages.
5 slave states that supported the union; they did not secede
A war between people of the same country.
"If slavery is not wrong ....[But I] would not do do anything to bring about a war between the free and slave states ."