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Civil War

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border states
kentucky, missouri, maryland and delaware
martial law
rule by army instead of elected government
emancipate
free
emancipation proclamation
said all slaves were free
54th Massachusetts
famous black group of soldiers that led the fight to TRY and capture Fort Wagner
Fort Wagner
54th regime tried to capture
copperheads
northerners against Lincoln
draft law
all men had to fight unless you pay $300 or have 20+ slaves
habeas corpus
can be taken to jail without a trial
income tax
tax on your income (georgia seceded)
inflation
price of goods go up and $ value goes down
profiteers
someone who charges an excessive amount of money for an object in times of crisis
siege
to isolate a city/surround
total war
burn everything useful
Appomattox court house
where Lee was trapped and surrendered