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18 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
Popular Sovereignty
Secede
Civil War
Unconstitutional
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
To leave or withdraw
War between people of the same country
Not allowed under the constitution
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Secede
To leave or withdraw
10 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
Amendment
Freedman
Sharecropper
Abolitionists
A change made to a law, bill or document, such as the U.S. Co…
A person who has been freed from slavery.
A farm worker who works someone else's land and pays for its…
A person who wanted to end slavery.
Amendment
A change made to a law, bill or document, such as the U.S. Co…
Freedman
A person who has been freed from slavery.
25 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
15th Amendment
Appomattox Courthouse
Abolished slavery. First of three "Reconstruction Amendments"…
(1) All persons born in the U.S. are citizens; (2) no person…
Citizens cannot be denied the right to vote because of race,…
Famous as the site of the surrender of the Confederate Army u…
13th Amendment
Abolished slavery. First of three "Reconstruction Amendments"…
14th Amendment
(1) All persons born in the U.S. are citizens; (2) no person…
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
Abraham Lincoln
Southern states
Union
Confederate
16th President of the United States saved the Union during th…
A group that threatened to secede from the Union if Lincoln w…
A general term for the United States during the Civil War whi…
A republic formed in February of 1861 and composed of the ele…
Abraham Lincoln
16th President of the United States saved the Union during th…
Southern states
A group that threatened to secede from the Union if Lincoln w…
24 terms
Civil War & Reconstruction Vocabulary
Antietam
Battle of Gettysburg
border states
Harriet Tubman
the single bloodiest day of the Civil War
three-day battle that ended with a Union Victory
Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware, required African Amer…
worked on the Underground Railroad and served as a military n…
Antietam
the single bloodiest day of the Civil War
Battle of Gettysburg
three-day battle that ended with a Union Victory
16 terms
Civil War/ Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
State's Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
State's Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/ Reconstruction Vocabulary
States Rights
sucede
abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
sucede
To withdraw from something such as a nation
10 terms
Civil War & Reconstruction Vocabulary
Total Warfare
Inaugural
Carpetbaggers
Radical
A military conflict in which the contenders are willing to ma…
Marking the beginning of an institution, activity, or period…
A Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil…
thorough or extreme, especially as regards change from accept…
Total Warfare
A military conflict in which the contenders are willing to ma…
Inaugural
Marking the beginning of an institution, activity, or period…
24 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
Part of the Compromise of 1850 that he…
Term used to describe the civil war in…
Lincoln speech in which he stated his…
Constitutional Amendment that abolishe…
Fugitive Slave Act
Bleeding Kansas
First Inaugural Speech
13th Amendment
Part of the Compromise of 1850 that he…
Fugitive Slave Act
Term used to describe the civil war in…
Bleeding Kansas
18 terms
Civil War & Reconstruction Vocabulary
Appomattox Court House
Robert E. Lee
Ulysses S. Grant
Gettysburg
Where Lee surrendered to Grant (South surrendered to North)
Confederate General
Union General
Turning point of the Civil War, Union victory
Appomattox Court House
Where Lee surrendered to Grant (South surrendered to North)
Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
blockage
Emancipation
Ku Klux Klan
carpetbaggers
To isolate a particular enemy area (as a harbor) by a warning…
The act of freeing someone from an oppressive situation (slav…
A secret organization formed in the South to prevent freed sl…
Northerner in the South working for a Reconstruction government
blockage
To isolate a particular enemy area (as a harbor) by a warning…
Emancipation
The act of freeing someone from an oppressive situation (slav…
16 terms
Civil War/ Reconstruction Vocabulary
States Rights
sucede
abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
sucede
To withdraw from something such as a nation
25 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
African-American Migration
Anaconda plan
Black Codes
Carpetbaggers
"The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Am…
"Plan is the name applied to an outline strategy for suppress…
In the United States, the Black Codes were laws passed by Sou…
(in the US) a person from the northern states who went to the…
African-American Migration
"The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Am…
Anaconda plan
"Plan is the name applied to an outline strategy for suppress…
Civil War/ Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
the idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
to withdraw from something, such as a nation
a person who wanted to end slavery
people who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
the idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
to withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
Secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
the idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
to withdraw from something, such as a nation
a person who wanted to end slavery
people who take the law into their own hands
States Rights
the idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
to withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/ Reconstruction Vocabulary
State's Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of fed…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
A person who wanted to end slavery.
People who take the law into their own hands.
State's Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of fed…
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
A person who wanted to end slavery.
People who take the law into their own hands.
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
State's Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of fed…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
A person who wanted to end slavery.
People who take the law into their own hands.
State's Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of fed…
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
16 terms
Civil War / Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
A person who wanted to end slavery.
People who take the law into their own hands.
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilantes
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
22 terms
Civil War & Reconstruction Vocabulary
Civil War
secession
sectionalism
abolitionist
War between people of the same country
Withdrawal from the Union
Loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to th…
A person who wanted to end slavery
Civil War
War between people of the same country
secession
Withdrawal from the Union
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
17 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
Secede
Abolitionist
To withdraw from something, such as a ... nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a ... nation
Abolitionist
A person who wanted to end slavery
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
State's Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
the idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
to withdraw from something, such as a nation
a person who wanted to end slavery
people who take the law into their own hands
State's Rights
the idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
to withdraw from something, such as a nation
15 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
abolitionist
assassination
Atlantic Slave Trade
black codes
a person who wanted to stop the practice of slavery in the Un…
the act of killing someone for political reasons
the business of forcing Africans to the colonies in North Ame…
laws created and passed in the Southern states during Reconst…
abolitionist
a person who wanted to stop the practice of slavery in the Un…
assassination
the act of killing someone for political reasons
12 terms
Civil war and Reconstruction Vocabulary
Sectionalism
Soverign
secede
Unionist
focus on the interests of one's region
Free from outside control; self governing
to withdraw from a larger unit one belongs to.
a person who supported the Union cause during the Civil War
Sectionalism
focus on the interests of one's region
Soverign
Free from outside control; self governing
Civil war/ Reconstruction Vocabulary
States Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilant
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw something, such as a state
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
To withdraw something, such as a state
16 terms
Civil War & Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
A person who wanted to end slavery.
People who take the law into their own hands.
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation.
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States Rights
Secede
Abolitionist
Vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
Secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
arsenal
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
Storehouses for weapons
secede
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
abolitionist
A person who wanted to end slavery
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction Vocabulary
States' Rights
secede
abolitionist
vigilante
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
A person who wanted to end slavery
People who take the law into their own hands
States' Rights
The idea that states have the right to limit the power of the…
secede
To withdraw from something, such as a nation
16 terms
Civil War/Reconstruction VOCABULARY
States Rights
Sectionalism
Sovereign
Secede
the position that the federal government should not interfere…
focus on the interests of one region
will of the people; self governing
to withdraw from a larger unit one belongs to
States Rights
the position that the federal government should not interfere…
Sectionalism
focus on the interests of one region
19 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
secede
abolitionist
Underground Railroad
fugitive
to leave or withdraw
a person who strongly favored doing away with slavery
a system that helped enslaved African Americans follow a netw…
runaway or trying to run away
secede
to leave or withdraw
abolitionist
a person who strongly favored doing away with slavery
52 terms
Reconstruction Vocabulary, Civil War Vocabulary
Andrew Johnson
Reconstruction
Radical Republicans
Thaddeus Stevens
Succeeded as President after Lincoln's assassination. First P…
Period during which the United States began to rebuild after…
Republicans in Congress angered by Lincoln's moderate Reconst…
Leader of the Radical Republicans who wanted to destroy the p…
Andrew Johnson
Succeeded as President after Lincoln's assassination. First P…
Reconstruction
Period during which the United States began to rebuild after…
25 terms
CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION VOCABULARY
Abraham Lincoln
Ulysses S. Grant
Robert E. Lee
Clara Barton
16th President of the United States. Republican President dur…
General of the Union Army who will eventually defeat the Conf…
Confederate General who will surrender to Grant at Appomattox…
Union nurse who often cared for the sick and wounded at the f…
Abraham Lincoln
16th President of the United States. Republican President dur…
Ulysses S. Grant
General of the Union Army who will eventually defeat the Conf…
12 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction vocabulary
Fugitive slave act
Dred Scott decision
Secede
Union
-call of comepromise of 1850 on western territories becoming…
-1856 Supreme Court case that protected slavery - ugh... -Dred S…
To withdraw, south did when Lincoln was elected
-north (Yankees, blue uniforms)
Fugitive slave act
-call of comepromise of 1850 on western territories becoming…
Dred Scott decision
-1856 Supreme Court case that protected slavery - ugh... -Dred S…
20 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
Black Codes
Emancipate
Emancipation Proclamation
Fifteenth Amendment
Laws passed in the south after the civil war aimed at control…
To free from slavery.
Freed the slaves in the states of rebellion and changed the p…
Gave African American men the right to vote.
Black Codes
Laws passed in the south after the civil war aimed at control…
Emancipate
To free from slavery.
16 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
Sectionalism
Nationalism
Abolitionist
Emancipation
Loyalty to a region
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
A person who wanted to end slavery
(AL) , Issued by abraham lincoln on september 22, 1862 it dec…
Sectionalism
Loyalty to a region
Nationalism
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
8 terms
Civil war and reconstruction vocabulary
Amendment
Reconstruction
Amnesty
Freedmen
A change or addition to a bill or constitution
The political, social, and economic rebuilding of a nation
A pardon for past political offenses against a government
A man or woman who has been released from slavery
Amendment
A change or addition to a bill or constitution
Reconstruction
The political, social, and economic rebuilding of a nation
18 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
Emancipation Proclamation
Abolitionist Movement
President of the Conferderacy
16th President. President during Civil War. Wrote the Emancip…
Written by Abraham Lincoln. Document freeing slaves in the "r…
movement to abolish slavery
Jefferson Davis
President of the Conferderacy
Abraham Lincoln
16th President. President during Civil War. Wrote the Emancip…
31 terms
Civil war and reconstruction vocabulary
13th amendment
14th amedment
15th amendment
Freedmen's bureau
The abolsihing of slavery in the US
All persons in the U.S. Are citizens, and states may not take…
Right to vote-voting privileges cannot be denied based on rac…
Federal agency to help former slaves after the civil war
13th amendment
The abolsihing of slavery in the US
14th amedment
All persons in the U.S. Are citizens, and states may not take…
27 terms
Civil War & Reconstruction Vocabulary
Border States
South's advantages in the Civil War
North's advantages in the Civil War
Fort Sumter
States bordering the North: Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky and…
Large land areas with long coasts, could afford to lose battl…
Larger numbers of troops, superior navy, better transportatio…
Site of the opening engagement of the Civil War. Congress dec…
Border States
States bordering the North: Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky and…
South's advantages in the Civil War
Large land areas with long coasts, could afford to lose battl…
13 terms
Civil War and Reconstruction vocabulary
Antebellum
Copperhead
Contraband
Democratic Party
A term often used to describe the United States of America be…
Term for a northerner who opposed the war effort
Escaped slaves who lead to that unions lines for protection
The major political party in the America most sympathetic to…
Antebellum
A term often used to describe the United States of America be…
Copperhead
Term for a northerner who opposed the war effort
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