Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Terms in this set (15)
15 year old Winona boy who signed up for the 1st Minnesota Regiment at Fort Snelling.
A Mississippi slave who came to MN with her owners, the Christmases. She was helped by the Greys to escape to Canada.
A former slave who brought 300 African Americans to St. Paul on a boat. He started Pilgrim Baptist Church in St. Paul.
Dred and Harriet Scott
Slaves at Fort Snelling. Harriet was owned by Lawrence Taliaferro. She was sold to John Emerson and taken with Dred back to Missouri. They sued for the freedom. Why?
To withdraw (leave) the United States of America
The 11 Southern States who left the Union during the Civil War.
The Northern States during the Civil War
To acquire (get) food by hunting, looking, or scavenging
Someone who opposes slavery
The order by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863 that said that if the Union won the war, all slaves would be freed.
Crops of the South - sugar, cotton, tobacco
A person who followed troops around and sold food to the soldiers
A grocery store on a military base
The amount of food a soldier would receive for a day
A formal change to a law in the Constitution