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Chapter 12 -Civil War

Vocabulary
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sectionalism
regional loyalty
tariff
a tax on goods brought into a country
states' rights
the idea that the states rather than the federal government should have the final authority over their own affairs
free state
a state that did not allow slavery before the Civil War
slave state
a state that allowed slavery before the Civil War
emancipation
the freeing of enslaved peoples
resist
to act against
code
a set of laws
fugitive
a person who is running away from something
underground
done in secret
abolitionist
a person who wanted to end slavery
equality
equal rights
secede
to leave
confederacy
the group of eleven states that left the union
retreat
to fall back
border state
during the Civil War a state such as Kentucky, Delaware, Maryland, Missouri, where unsure which side to take
strategy
a careful plan
casualty
a person who has been killed or wounded
address
a formal speech