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US HISTORY CREDIT 6
Executive Order 8802
Home-front help
V-J Day
Manhattan Project
Came out of the Fair Employment Practices Commission. FDR iss…
factory and office work, buying war bonds, victory gardens, c…
Victory over Japan day. August 15, 1945 marks Japan's surrend…
The Manhattan project was the United States' secret research…
Executive Order 8802
Came out of the Fair Employment Practices Commission. FDR iss…
Home-front help
factory and office work, buying war bonds, victory gardens, c…
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US History 6
Upton Sinclair
Muckrakers
Ida Tarbell
Jacob Riis
Wrote "The Jungle" and exposed wrong doing in the meat packin…
Nickname given to journalists that focused on scandal and cor…
Wrote "The History of Standard Oil" exposing illegal business…
Wrote "How the Other Half Lives" about the conditions faced b…
Upton Sinclair
Wrote "The Jungle" and exposed wrong doing in the meat packin…
Muckrakers
Nickname given to journalists that focused on scandal and cor…
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US History 6
Upton Sinclair
Muckrakers
Ida Tarbell
Jacob Riis
Wrote "The Jungle" and exposed wrong doing in the meat packin…
Nickname given to journalists that focused on scandal and cor…
Wrote "The History of Standard Oil" exposing illegal business…
Wrote "How the Other Half Lives" about the conditions faced b…
Upton Sinclair
Wrote "The Jungle" and exposed wrong doing in the meat packin…
Muckrakers
Nickname given to journalists that focused on scandal and cor…
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US History, Chapter 6
Totalitarian
Fascism
Axis Powers
Appeasement
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
A political system headed by a dictator that calls for extrem…
Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
A policy of making concessions to an aggressor in the hopes o…
Totalitarian
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
Fascism
A political system headed by a dictator that calls for extrem…
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US History Chapter 6
precedent
Cabinet
tariff
loose construction
an act or statement that becomes a tradition to be followed
the officials who head the major executive departments and ad…
a tax on imported goods
a broad interpretation of the Constitution relying on the imp…
precedent
an act or statement that becomes a tradition to be followed
Cabinet
the officials who head the major executive departments and ad…
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US History Ch. 6
Shortcut
Body of water
snowshoes
France
a faster route to take when trying to get somewhere
the term refers to oceans, seas, and lakes
shoes that are worn in the snow and make it easier to walk
a country in Europe that also settled in North America
Shortcut
a faster route to take when trying to get somewhere
Body of water
the term refers to oceans, seas, and lakes
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US History Unit 6
assembly line
installment plan
what was the main concern of the three…
why did President Hoover believed in A…
a row of factory workers who put together a product, part by…
the payment for an item in small, regular amounts over a peri…
to improve the economy
because it could bring prosperity and well-being to the Ameri…
assembly line
a row of factory workers who put together a product, part by…
installment plan
the payment for an item in small, regular amounts over a peri…
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US History Unit 6
Albert Fall
F. Scott Fitzgerald
William Jennings Bryan
fundamentalist
Secretary of the Interior responsible for the Teapot Dome Sca…
Wrote The Great Gatsby
A strong fundamentalist who represented the state of Tennesse…
a person who believes in a strict interpretation of the Bible…
Albert Fall
Secretary of the Interior responsible for the Teapot Dome Sca…
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Wrote The Great Gatsby
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US History Chapter 6
Independence
Petition
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
self-reliance and freedom from outside control
Written requests to the government
Signed in 1776 by US revolutionaries; it declared the United…
The rights of all people to dignity and worth; also called hu…
Independence
self-reliance and freedom from outside control
Petition
Written requests to the government
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US History #6
Boycott
Grievance
Intolerable
Petition
A refusal to buy or use goods and services.
A complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes res…
When something is unbearable
A formal request.
Boycott
A refusal to buy or use goods and services.
Grievance
A complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes res…
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US History Chapter 6
administration
precedent
Cabinet
tariff
the president and his political appointees, who are responsib…
an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later a…
Advisory council for the president consisting of the heads of…
A government tax on imports or exports.
administration
the president and his political appointees, who are responsib…
precedent
an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later a…
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US History Chapter 6
George Washington
Judicial Act of 1789
Department of State
Department of War
the first president of the country under the new government…
established a federal court system that allowed state court d…
Executive department that deals with foreign affairs
Executive department that handles military matters
George Washington
the first president of the country under the new government…
Judicial Act of 1789
established a federal court system that allowed state court d…
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US History Vocabulary #6
Bill of Rights
Due Process (of Law)
Amendment
Petition
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution that describe…
Refers to the procedure guaranteed to all citizens in the US…
A change in the US Constitution.
A formal written request, typically one signed by many people…
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution that describe…
Due Process (of Law)
Refers to the procedure guaranteed to all citizens in the US…
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US History Standard 6
The Northwest Ordinance
United States Presidntial Election of…
Judicial Review
Louisiana Purchess
-Successful policy under the Articals of confederation.... -Prov…
-It was the first time political power was transferred from o…
-Established in the court case Marbury v. Madison... -Principle…
-Jefferson's crowning achievment during his presidency... -Purch…
The Northwest Ordinance
-Successful policy under the Articals of confederation.... -Prov…
United States Presidntial Election of…
-It was the first time political power was transferred from o…
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US History EOCT #6
Transcontinental Railroad
Jim Crow Laws
Thomas Edision
John Rockerfeller
A line linking the Pacific coast of the U.S. It was completed…
Laws enacted by Southern states and local governments to sepa…
American inventor who invented the light bulb and many other…
Oil magnate and philanthropist, founder of the Standard Oil C…
Transcontinental Railroad
A line linking the Pacific coast of the U.S. It was completed…
Jim Crow Laws
Laws enacted by Southern states and local governments to sepa…
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Chapter 6 US History
Bessemer Process
Thomas Alva Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Transcontinental Railroad
technique involved injecting air into molten iron to remove t…
Established the world's first research lab. Perfected the inc…
invented the telephone
Rail lines that stretched across the nation
Bessemer Process
technique involved injecting air into molten iron to remove t…
Thomas Alva Edison
Established the world's first research lab. Perfected the inc…
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US History Week 6 Quiz
Eugene Debs
Injunction
Fifth Amendment
Sixth Amendment
1855-1926. American union leader, one of the founders of the…
(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party f…
A constitutional amendment designed to protect the rights of…
A constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals ac…
Eugene Debs
1855-1926. American union leader, one of the founders of the…
Injunction
(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party f…
US History - Standard 6
XYZ Affair
Jay Treaty
Pinckney Treaty 1795 -
Alien and Sedition acts in 1798
John Adams - sent 3 ambassadors to Paris in 1796. France dema…
angered the France supporters in the US and made US allied wi…
...
- 4 acts were passed to suppress republic opposition, You had…
XYZ Affair
John Adams - sent 3 ambassadors to Paris in 1796. France dema…
Jay Treaty
angered the France supporters in the US and made US allied wi…
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U3L6 US History
Gifford Pinchot
William Howard Taft
Payne-Aldrich Tariff
Bull Moose Party
Head of the U.S. Forest Service under Roosevelt, who believed…
(1908-1912), was endorsed by Roosevelt because he pledged to…
Signed by Taft in March of 1909 in contrast to campaign promi…
The Republicans were badly split in the 1912 election, so Roo…
Gifford Pinchot
Head of the U.S. Forest Service under Roosevelt, who believed…
William Howard Taft
(1908-1912), was endorsed by Roosevelt because he pledged to…
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US History- OP#6
bicameral
republic
legislative branch
executive branch
A legislature (law makinging body) consisting of two parts, o…
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
..., the branch of the United States government that has the…
Branch of government that enforces the laws. Made up of the P…
bicameral
A legislature (law makinging body) consisting of two parts, o…
republic
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
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US History Chapter 6
black gold
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Steel Process
What was steel used for?
oil - American settlers used this for kerosene lamps and fuel
successfully used a steam engine to remove oil from beneath t…
puts air into iron to remove carbon to make steel
railroads, barbed wires, farm machines; changed construction…
black gold
oil - American settlers used this for kerosene lamps and fuel
Edwin L. Drake
successfully used a steam engine to remove oil from beneath t…
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US History Chapter 6
Privateers
Quebec
Yorktown
Artillery (cannons)
Term for merchant vessels that was outfitted for war
Patriots invaded this city in Canada which resulted in a loss.
Place where the British surrendered that ended the war
This was taken at Fort Ticonderoga and helped the Patriots fr…
Privateers
Term for merchant vessels that was outfitted for war
Quebec
Patriots invaded this city in Canada which resulted in a loss.
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VA/US History Standard 6
Federalist
Democratic Republicans
Alexander Hamilton
John Adams
1789-1795; First Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated crea…
(1797-1801) The 11th Amendment is added to the Constitution i…
Federalist
Democratic Republicans
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US History - Ch. 6 Terms
cash crop
Farmers' Alliance
Civil Rights Act of 1875
reservation
crop grown for sale
network of farmers' organizations that worked for political a…
law that banned discrimination in public facilities and trans…
public lands where Native Americans were forced to live by th…
cash crop
crop grown for sale
Farmers' Alliance
network of farmers' organizations that worked for political a…
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US history chapter 6
Thomas Paine
Richard Henry Lee
resolution
preamble
Revolutionary leader wrote Common Sense (1776) arguing for Am…
Called for a resolution in the Second Continental Congress fo…
formal statement of opinion
An introduction to a speech or piece of writing
Thomas Paine
Revolutionary leader wrote Common Sense (1776) arguing for Am…
Richard Henry Lee
Called for a resolution in the Second Continental Congress fo…
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Unit 6 - US History
Spanish American War
yellow journalism
USS Maine
Teller Amendment
In 1898, a conflict between the United States and Spain, in w…
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news t…
Ship that explodes off the coast of Cuba in Havana harbor and…
April 1896 - U.S. declared Cuba free from Spain, but this ame…
Spanish American War
In 1898, a conflict between the United States and Spain, in w…
yellow journalism
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news t…
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US History Chapt 6
Prohibitory Act
Thomas Paine
Richard Henry Lee
Thomas Jefferson
act of Parliament that prohibited all trade with the colonies…
English philosopher who published Common Sense in 1776 encour…
proposed a resolution for independence
led the committee that drafted the Declaration of Independence
Prohibitory Act
act of Parliament that prohibited all trade with the colonies…
Thomas Paine
English philosopher who published Common Sense in 1776 encour…
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US History Standard 6 Review
Warren Harding's "Return to Normalcy"
Mass Production
Wright Brothers
New Home Appliances
The US wanted to get back to the security and safety after WW…
The use of the "assembly line" was key to this new method of…
Flew the first plane in 1903. Their invention leads to the cr…
Provide people with free time to pursue leisure activities. E…
Warren Harding's "Return to Normalcy"
The US wanted to get back to the security and safety after WW…
Mass Production
The use of the "assembly line" was key to this new method of…
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US History Chapter 6
First 4 Presidents of the US and Major…
Judiciary Act of 1789
Alexander Hamilton
Secretary Thomas Jefferson
George Washington... -The Judiciary Act of 1789... -Bank of the US…
establishes federal court system... -number of SC justices (1 ch…
Washington's Secretary of Treasury... Beliefs: ... -strong central…
Washington's Secretary of State... Beliefs:... -strong state and l…
First 4 Presidents of the US and Major…
George Washington... -The Judiciary Act of 1789... -Bank of the US…
Judiciary Act of 1789
establishes federal court system... -number of SC justices (1 ch…
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Chap. 6 Vocab. US History
Insurrection
Underground Railroad
Confederacy
Martial Law
An act of rebellion against the established government or sla…
The "safe house to safe house" system that helped enslaved Af…
Nation formed by the Southern states
Law invoked by government military forces in an emergency
Insurrection
An act of rebellion against the established government or sla…
Underground Railroad
The "safe house to safe house" system that helped enslaved Af…
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US history chapter 6
First 10 amendments to the US constitu…
law that created a federal court system
group that advises the US president, m…
Economic system in which private busin…
bill of rights
judiciary act of 1789
cabinet
capitalism
First 10 amendments to the US constitu…
bill of rights
law that created a federal court system
judiciary act of 1789
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US History Chapter 6
Edwin Drake
Spindletop
Bessemer Process
Thomas Edison
Who used a steam engine to drill for oil at Titusville, PA an…
What oil strike led to the oil boom in Texas?
What development in the processing of steel made steel quicke…
Who invented the lightbulb?
Edwin Drake
Who used a steam engine to drill for oil at Titusville, PA an…
Spindletop
What oil strike led to the oil boom in Texas?
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6 US HISTORY EOC REVIEW 2016
ADOLF HITLER
APPEASEMENT
ATOMIC BOMB
ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR
Born in Austria, became a radical German nationalist during W…
Accepting demands in order to avoid conflict
Two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan (Hiroshima and Nagasak…
December 7, 1941... What event occurred on the day described as…
ADOLF HITLER
Born in Austria, became a radical German nationalist during W…
APPEASEMENT
Accepting demands in order to avoid conflict
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US History: 6 Territories
How and when did the US get the Oregon…
How and when did the US get the Mexica…
How and when did the US get the Gadsde…
How and when did the US get the Louisi…
1846; treaty with Britain to divide Oregon between them
1848; there was a border dispute and President Polk sent troo…
1853; bought by James Gadsden for $10 million for President P…
1803; Jefferson bought it from France for $15 million
How and when did the US get the Oregon…
1846; treaty with Britain to divide Oregon between them
How and when did the US get the Mexica…
1848; there was a border dispute and President Polk sent troo…
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US History Chapter 6
Edwin Drake
Bessemer Process
Thomas Alva Edison
Christopher Sholes
first successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil benea…
a cheap and efficient method for making steel, developed arou…
invented incandescent light bulb; worked on an electrical dis…
invented the typewriter
Edwin Drake
first successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil benea…
Bessemer Process
a cheap and efficient method for making steel, developed arou…
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6. Age of Jackson (HDHS AP US History)
Abolitionism
Amistad Case
Antebellum
Compromise of 1850
A movement to end slavery
Africans destined for slavery in Cuba seized a ship and tried…
Belonging to the period before a war, especially the American…
(1) California admitted as free state, (2) territorial status…
Abolitionism
A movement to end slavery
Amistad Case
Africans destined for slavery in Cuba seized a ship and tried…
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US History Standard 6
Theory of Evolution
Fundamentalism
Scopes trial
Henry Ford
the idea, proposed by Charles Darwin in 1859, that species of…
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principl…
1925 court case in which Clarence Darrow and William Jennings…
1863-1947. American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Compan…
Theory of Evolution
the idea, proposed by Charles Darwin in 1859, that species of…
Fundamentalism
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principl…
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EC-6 US HISTORY
Virginia Colony
Massachusetts Colony
New Hampshire Colony
New Jersey Colony
1607 First English colony in Jamestown, Virginia. London Comp…
1620 Plymouth founded by Puritans with a patent from the Lond…
1) 1623 Proprietary Colony led by Captian John Mason, fishing…
1) 1623 Dutch founded it. ... 2) 1664 King George II to possessi…
Virginia Colony
1607 First English colony in Jamestown, Virginia. London Comp…
Massachusetts Colony
1620 Plymouth founded by Puritans with a patent from the Lond…
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US History - Chapter 6
federal system
distinct
impeach
veto
A way of organizing a government to share power between the s…
Separate
A vote to bring charges of serious crimes against a president
Cancel
federal system
A way of organizing a government to share power between the s…
distinct
Separate
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US History Chapter 6
New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsy…
Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, So…
Henry Hudson
Three countries that claimed New York
Middle Colonies
Southern Colonies
explorer hired to explore New York for the Dutch
Holland, France, England
New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsy…
Middle Colonies
Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, So…
Southern Colonies
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History of US: Book 6
John C. Fremont
Bear Flag Republic
Presidio
Hacienda
famous senator, explorer in CA,, explored much area in Rocky…
CA
fort
Spanish plantation
John C. Fremont
famous senator, explorer in CA,, explored much area in Rocky…
Bear Flag Republic
CA
US History Standard 6
Theory of Evolution
Fundamentalism
Scopes trial
Henry Ford
the idea, proposed by Charles Darwin in 1859, that species of…
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principl…
1925 court case in which Clarence Darrow and William Jennings…
1863-1947. American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Compan…
Theory of Evolution
the idea, proposed by Charles Darwin in 1859, that species of…
Fundamentalism
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principl…
US History Chapter 6
apprentice
artisan
triangular trade routes
Middle Passage
someone who learns a skill by working for an experienced pers…
a worker skilled at making things by hand
trade routes that are between three region; they make the sha…
the middle part of a slave's journey from Africa to the Ameri…
apprentice
someone who learns a skill by working for an experienced pers…
artisan
a worker skilled at making things by hand
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US History Chapter 6
Benjamin Franklin
Revolutionary War
Battle of Saratoga
Treaty of Paris
Printer, author, inventor, diplomat, statesman, and Founding…
War fought between the American colonies and England. America…
Turning point of the American Revolution. It was very importa…
(1783) peace agreement that officially ended the revolutionar…
Benjamin Franklin
Printer, author, inventor, diplomat, statesman, and Founding…
Revolutionary War
War fought between the American colonies and England. America…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 6
James Madison
Alexander Hamilton
Framers of the Constitution
Gouverneur Morris
He is one of the people who wrote the Constitution, and he is…
One of the authors of the Federalist Papers. He favored a str…
In the summer of 1787, 55 delegates met in Philadelphia to cr…
Leader who helped write the Constitution. (p. 105)
James Madison
He is one of the people who wrote the Constitution, and he is…
Alexander Hamilton
One of the authors of the Federalist Papers. He favored a str…
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Us History Week 6
alien sedition act
barbary wars
blockade
cotton gin
This was an act made by john adams to sentence people up to f…
The north african states had made a business off piracy, and…
a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the en…
In 1793 it was created by Eli Whitney. There are two types of…
alien sedition act
This was an act made by john adams to sentence people up to f…
barbary wars
The north african states had made a business off piracy, and…
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US History 6
Albert Fall
F. Scott Fitzgerald
William Jennings Bryan
fundamentalist
Secretary of the Interior responsible for the Teapot Dome Sca…
wrote The Great Gatsby
a strong fundamental who represented the state of Tennessee i…
a person who believes in a strict interpretation of the Bible…
Albert Fall
Secretary of the Interior responsible for the Teapot Dome Sca…
F. Scott Fitzgerald
wrote The Great Gatsby
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US History 10/6
Davy's Trial
4th amendment
5th amendment
6th amendment
Using what we learned about the judicial process and the righ…
-Search Warrant... Not easy to obtain (granted by the judge with…
-Right of the accused... -Indictment... -Double Jeopardy... -No Self I…
People must be informed of the charges against them... Trial by…
Davy's Trial
Using what we learned about the judicial process and the righ…
4th amendment
-Search Warrant... Not easy to obtain (granted by the judge with…
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US History Unit 6 Industrialization
monopolies
philanthropy
captain of industry
robber barons
when a corporation has total control over one thing.
Efforts to improve the well-being of humankind, generally thr…
a business leader whose means of amassing a personal fortune…
Refers to the industrialists or big business owners who gaine…
monopolies
when a corporation has total control over one thing.
philanthropy
Efforts to improve the well-being of humankind, generally thr…
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US History Chapter 6 - AC
secede
Emancipation Proclamation
Confederate
lose
To leave an organization
Issued by abraham lincoln on september 22, 1862 it declared t…
Southern states during the civil war
Did not win
secede
To leave an organization
Emancipation Proclamation
Issued by abraham lincoln on september 22, 1862 it declared t…
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