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To lie and wait for an unexpected attact Ambush
Known as Yankee, union, or northerner Fedral
Hard crackers Hardtack
Branch of the military witch the soliders fight on foot Infantry
The cruel killing of a number of helpless or unresisting people. Massacre
To formally enroll in the army or to call roll. Muster
The lowest rank in the army. Private
The term used to describe new soldiers. Recruits
A state of bondage in which African Americans (and some Native Americans) were owned by other people, usually white, and forced to labor on their behalf. Slavery
Someone who does something because they want to, not because they need to. Volunteer
A Northerner; someone loyal to the Federal government of the United States. Also, Union, Federal, or Northern. Yankee
Someone who wishes to abolish or get rid of slavery. Abolitionist
The effort by the North to keep ships from entering or leaving Southern ports. Blockade
Round container used to carry water; made of wood or tin and carried over the shoulder by a strap. Canteen
A crop such as tobacco or cotton which was grown to be sold for cash --not grown for food like corn or wheat. Cash Crop
A soldier who was wounded, killed, or missing in action. Casualty
A branch of the military mounted on horseback Cavalry
Also called the South or the Confederate States of America, Confederacy
Term for a Northerner who opposed the war effort. Copperhead
Gunboats using stacked cotton bales to protect themselves from enemy fire. Cotton-Clad

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The Civil War Crossword

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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

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Civil War Crossword

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an inhabitant of New England or one of the northern states yankee
16th president abelincoln
the action of annexing something, especially territory annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. blockade
a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War carpetbagger
survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy civilwar
was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865 confederate
a soft white fibrous substance that surrounds the seeds of a tropical and subtropical plant and is used as textile fiber and thread for sewing cotton
a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free, could not be American citizens dredscottcase
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation emancipation
a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War fortsumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery freedman
a state of the US in which slavery was illegal freestate
passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. fugitiveslaveact
a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, harpersferry
the production of goods or services within an economy industry
was an American politician who was at U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi jeffersondavis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States johnbrown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted missouricompromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers overseer
where the slaves worked, big farm plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance proclomation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler rebel
a person who behaves badly but in an amusingly mischievous rather than harmful way; a rascal scalawag
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization secede
the act of buying and selling slaves to work on farms for white people at this time slavery
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada undergroundrailroad
northern states union
a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery abolitionist

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Civil War and Reconstruction Vocabulary Crossword

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Focus on the intrests of one's religion Sectionalism
To withdrawal from a larger unit one belongs to Secede
A person wbo supported ghe union cause during the civil war Unionist
A supporter of the Confederate States of America (CSA) Confederate
A form of government in which power is divided between the federal, or national government, and state government Federalism
A formerly enslaved person Freedman
Using naval vessels to prevent shipment of food and supplies Blockade
The fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions Emancipation
A public or offical announcment, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance Proclaimation
The idea that states can set aside, or cancel, federal laws Nullification
The act of assassinating someone Assassination
A minor change to a document Amendment
The effort, after the Civil War, to reorganize the seceded states and bring them back into the union Reconstruction
Military government involving the suspension of ordinary law Martial Law
A crop grown for the purpose of being sold Cash Crop
A farmer who works land owned by anothe and pays rent either jn cash or in share of the crops Tenant Farmer
A farmer who, in exchange for labor, is provided witb seed, tools, livkng quarters, and food, and recieves a share of the value of the crop Sharecropper
Free from outside control; self-governing Sovereign
Someone who completes against or fights another in a contset, fame, or argument; a rival or adversary Opponent
a person who publicly supports or reccomends a particular cause or policy Advocate
A tax on imported goods Tariff
A white southerner who supported reconstruction Scalawag

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civil war crossword

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A person who favors slavery and capital punishment. ABOLITIONIST
The sixteenth president of the United States, first Republican president. ABELINCOLN
The action of annexing something, especially territory. ANNEXATION
To kill someone for political or religious reasons. ASSASSINATE
Seal off (a place) to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. BLOCKADE
A candidate who seeks election in an area where they have no local connections. CARPETBAGGER
War between the north and the south (confederation and union). CIVILWAR
A soldier for the south (confederation). CONFEDERATE
Soft white plant grown commercially for cotton products. COTTON
A case that said even free slaves do not have any rights. DREDSCOTTCASE
To free. EMANCIPATION
An island fortification located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Originally constructed in 1829 as a coastal garrison. FORTSUMTER
An emancipated slave. FREEDMEN
A state that does not allow slavery. FREESTATE
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provided southern slaveholders with legal weapons to capture slaves who had escaped to the free states. FUGITIVESLAVEACT
A place in Virginia where an abolitionist lead a raid against a federal army. HARPERSFERRY
An economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories. INDUSTRY
The secretary of war and president of the Confederate States of America for the duration of the American Civil War. JEFFERSONDAVIS
An American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. JOHNBROWN
A settlement of a dispute between slave and free states. MISSOURICOMPROMISE
Someone who supervises other people or workers. OVERSEER
An estate where many crops and trees grow. PLANTATION
A public or official announcement. PROCLAMATION
A person who rises against armed forces or authority. REBEL
A person who behaves badly but in a sort of funny way. SCALAWAGS
Withdraw from some sort of union. SECEDE
The practice or system of owning another human and forcing them to do work. SLAVERY
A path for slaves to go to become a free slave. UNDERGROUNDRAILROAD

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Social Studies Civil War Crossword Puzzle

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A compromise proposed by Senator Henry Clay where Missouri would be admitted as a slave state and Maine as a free state. Missouri Compromise
States where slavery is legal. Slave State
States where slavery is illegal. Free State
When citizens feel more loyalty toward their state than toward their country. Sectionalism
A popular belief in the 19th century that American citizens should fulfill their destiny by God to spread their democratic rule from sea to shining sea. Manifest Destiny
David Wilmot, a congressman from Pennsylvania, called for this law which banned slavery in any lands won from Mexico. Wilmot Proviso
A new political party that emerged during the 1848 presidential election whose goal was to keep slavery out of the western territories. Free Soil Party
People who wanted to abolish or do away with slavery. Abolitionist
Activists who challenged the existing state of political and social ideas and thoughts. Reformer
The best known African American abolitionist who toured the country talking about the horrors of slavery and started his own abolitionist newspaper called the North Star. Frederick Douglass
This dramatic and fiery editor of abolitionist newspaper (The Liberator), spoke his controversial opinions openly and without apology. William Lloyd Garrison
A network of abolitionists who secretly helped slaves reach freedom in the Northern free-states or Canada. Underground Railroad
An escaped slave who became a "conductor" in the Underground Railroad and helped to free thousands of slaves. Harriet Tubman
A farmer who owns over 20 slaves. Planter
The small percentage of wealthy southern families owning 50 or more slaves were given this title because they made a vast fortune from growing and selling cotton. Cottonocracy
A policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to a certain group of people. Descrimination
To sell a crop for profit instead of being used by the grower. Cash Crops
A Connecticut schoolteacher who invented a machine to remove the seeds from raw cotton. Eli Whitney
An area of the United States referring to cotton plantations which stretched from South Carolina through Alabama and Mississippi to Texas. Cotton Kingdom
An engine "gin" that used two rollers and thin wire teeth to separate the seeds from the cotton fibers. Cotton gin

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Civil War Crossword

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a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. Abolitionist
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865 Abe Lincoln
the action of annexing something, especially territory. annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons. Assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era (1865–1877). Carpetbagger
fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Civil War
a southern soldier confederate
a plant that is farmed by slaves Cotton
landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free you have no rights Dred Scott Case
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation. Emancipation
a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War. FortSumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means. Freedman
state that doesn't allow slavery FreeState
passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. FugitiveSlaveAct
a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States. Harpers Ferry
the production of goods or services within an economy. Industry
an American politician who was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War, and the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Jefferson Davis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. John Brown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted. Missouri Compromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers. Overseer
a large piece of land usually in a tropical or semitropical area where one crop is specifically planted for widespread commercial sale and usually tended by resident laborers. Plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance. Proclamation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler. Rebel
Southern whites who supported Reconstruction and the Republican Party, after the American Civil War. Scalawags
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization. Secede
a legal or economic system in which principles of property law are applied to humans allowing them to be classified as property, to be owned, bought and sold accordingly, and they cannot withdraw unilaterally from the arrangement. Slavery
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Underground Railroad
the state of being united or joined. Union

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

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American law to ban slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico wilmont proviso
Nicknamed after the California gold rush forty niners
Taking states out the union secession
An underground tunnel for slaves underground railroad
Most famous for helping slaves escape through the underground railroad harriet tubman
Named after the South confederacy
American politician and senator from Mississippi Jefferson davis
American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery John brown
A popular vote on the constitution referendum
Stephen Douglas tried to avoid a dilemma formulating an answer became known as freeport doctrine
One of Tennessee's most prominent antebellum politicians john bell
The president of the United States wanting to end slavery abraham lincoln
a rebellion against slaveholders insurrection
American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Robert E. lee
One of the most famous battles of the civil war held in Pennsylvania Gettysburg
Named after the northern anti slavery states union
Known battle fought at a sea port in Charleston, South Carolina fort sumter
Nickname for confederate state soldiers rebels
Nicknamed after the union state soldiers yankees
Color of the northern troops blue
Color uniforms for the south troops grey
Words used to try and get ride of slavery abolish
States that were against slavery North
States that were for slavery south
Martial law in Missouri was supposed to suppress Union enemies. martial law
an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom dredd scott
A political party next to the democratics that can be also called "conscious"... wigs
Letting people decide what they want popular soverientry
a short-lived political party in the United States free soil party
A big state held by Mexico at first then for a while was its own little country texas

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Civil War Project Crossword

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A farmer who owns more than 20 slaves. Planter
A small percentage of wealthy southern families owning 50 or more slaves were given this title because they made a vast fortune from growing and selling cotton. Cottonocracy
A group of laws passed by southern states to discourage slaves from rebelling or running away. Slave Codes
A free African American and skilled carpenter, who organized a rebellion in Charleston but was captured and executed before the rising could begin. Denmark Vasey
A slave who led the deadliest slave rebellion in history of the United States on August 21, 1831 Nat Turner
A policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to a certain group of people. Discrimination
A Connecticut schoolteacher who invented a machine to remove the seeds from raw cotton Eli Whitney
An area of the United States referring to cotton plantations which stretched from South Carolina through Alabama and Mississippi to Texas Cotton Kingdom
To sell a crop for profit instead of being used by the grower. Cash Crop
An engine "gin" that used two rollers and thin wire teeth to separate the seeds from the cotton fibers. Cotton Gin
People who wanted to abolish or do away with slavery. Abolitionist
Activists who challenged the existing state of political and social ideas and thoughts. Reformer
The best known African American abolitionist who toured the country talking about the horrors of slavery and started his own abolitionist newspaper called the "North Star". Frederick Douglass
This dramatic and fiery editor of the abolitionist newspaper "The Liberator", spoke his controversial opinions openly and without apology. William Lloyd Garrison
A network of abolitionists who secretly helped slaves reach freedom in the Northern free-states or Canada. Underground Railroad
An escaped slave who became a "conductor" in the Underground Railroad and helped to free thousands of slaves. Harriet Tubman
A place where weapons and other military supplies are manufactured. Armory
A breech-loading, single shot, rifle-barreled gun primarily used by cavalry troops. Carbine
A soldier who was wounded, killed, or missing in action. Casualty
Loyal to the government of the United States. Also known as a Union, Yankee, or Northern. Federal

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reconstruction crossword

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a former slave freedman
a federal agency set up to help former slaves after the civil war freedmans bureau
an amendment banning slavery thirteenth amendment
a law passed by southern states that limited the freedom of former slaves black code
an insulting term used to describe a northern who moved to the south after the civil war carpetbagger
an amendment made all persons born or naturalized in the U.S. including former slaves citizens of the country fourteenth amendment
the system in which landowners gave farm workers land, seed, and tools in return for a part of the crops they raised sharecropping
a white southerner who worked with the republican party and the reconstruction government after the civil war scalawag
one of the white politicians who took power after Georgia was readmitted to the Union in 1872 redeemer
an amendment where the U.S. cannot deny a citizen the right to vote based on "race, color, or previous condition of servitude". fifteenthamendment
a terror group created by former Confederate soldiers that used violence and intimidation tactics to disenfranchise blacks kukluxklan
African- American who was very influential as a religious leader and Georgia politician. HenryTurner
elected governor over a Democratic candidate, former Confederate General John B. Gordon RufusBullock
an organization formed by African Americans throughout the south after Reconstruction to protect their rights unionleague
a series of laws that divided the previously Confederate states into military districts militaryacts

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history crossword

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a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. abolitionist
16th president: on the penny :) Abe Lincoln
to take over, especially territory Annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons. assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. blockade
Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era (1865–1877) carpetbagger
fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy civilwar
It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system that relied upon the labor of African-American slaves Confederate
a thing that slaves commonly picked, and got sores on their hands Cotton
the Supreme Court ruled that Americans of African descent, whether free or slave, were not American citizens and could not sue in federal court. 1857 Dred Scott Case
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation. Emancipation
National monument in Charleston, South Carolina Fort Sumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means. Freedmen
a state which there is no slaves, and its free Free State
It required that all escaped slaves were, upon capture, to be returned to their masters and that officials and citizens of free states had to cooperate in this law Fugitive Slave Act
historic town in Jefferson County in west virginia Harpers Ferry
the production of goods or services within an economy Industry
American politician who was at U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War Jefferson Davis
American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States John Brown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted missouri compromise
a person who watches the slaves, so they wont run away Overseer
a large piece of land (or water) usually in a tropical or semitropical area where one crop is specifically planted for widespread commercial sale and usually tended by resident laborers. Plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance. Proclamation
a person whose crazy and does not follow rules Rebel
Southern whites who supported Reconstruction and the Republican Party, after the American Civil War Scalawags
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization. Secede
an arrangment where you own someone and they work for you Slavery
road where slaves went to escape Underground Railroad
the state of being united or joined. Union
a person who lives in, or is from, the US. baseball team Yankee

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