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  1. Confederate States of America
  2. Bleeding Kansas
  3. Battle of Bull Run
  4. Harper's Ferry
  5. Dred Scot Case
  1. a 1861, 1st major battle, proved war was going to be long and costly
  2. b sequence of violent events involving Free-Staters (anti-slavery) and pro-slavery "Border Ruffians" elements that took place in Kansas Territory and the western frontier towns of the U.S. state of Missouri between roughly 1854 and 1858 attempting to influence whether Kansas would enter the Union as a free or slave state
  3. c 1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves
  4. d Landmark Supreme Court case in which the Missouri Compromise is found unconstitutional, Congress cannot place bans on slavery as it is the same effect as removing property without due process of law under the 6th Amendment, power must be left tot he states, and African Americans are not citizens.
  5. e name of the nation established by the Southern States after secession

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1863, Union gains control of Mississippi, confederacy split in two, Grant takes lead of Union armies, total war begins
  2. Union military commander who won victories when others had failed and defeated Lee
  3. After the burning of Atlanta Georgia on Nov 15 1864, he marched 300 miles to savannah and arrived there December 22nd 1864, his purpose was to destroy the South's supply chain and morale
  4. speech 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, key ideas were liberty, equality, and democratic ideas; purpose of war was to portect those ideas
  5. This Act set up Kansas and Nebraska as states. Each state would use popular sovereignty to decide what to do about slavery. People who were proslavery and antislavery moved to Kansas to try to make it either free or slave.

5 True/False questions

  1. states' rightsrights and powers independent of the federal government


  2. Fugitive Slave ActUnion military commander who won victories when others had failed and defeated Lee


  3. Abraham Lincolnformal separation from an alliance or federation, the withdrawal of eleven Southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War


  4. Presidential Election of 1860the presidential election of 1860 was won by Abraham Lincoln, the republican candidate. He won no southern states, which angered the South sparking states to seceed from the Union.


  5. Emancipation ProclamationSeptember 22, 1862 - Lincoln freed all slaves in the states that had seceded, after the Northern victory at the Battle of Antietam. Lincoln had no power to enforce the law. Allows the U.S. to get foreign aid