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Anthony Burns
Bleeding Kansas
Charles Sumner
Compromise of 1850
Daniel Webster
Dred Scott
Election of 1860
Franklin Pierce
Fredrick Douglass
Free-Soil Party
Freeport Doctrine
Fugitive Slave Act
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Henry Clay
James Buchanan
John Brown
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Missouri Compromise
Popular Sovereignty
Potawatomi Massacre
Republican Party
Secession
Sectionalism
South Carolina
William Seward
Wilmot Proviso

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Causes of the Civil War Crossword

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The division of North and South. Sectionalism
"The Great Compromiser." Henry Clay
Escaped Slave that was caught in Boston, But was then bought freedom by the people of Boston. Anthony Burns
Any land aquired from Mexico would be by law, a free state. Wilmont Proviso
Attack led by John Brown. Pottawatomie Massacre
a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Toms Cabin
He wrote the Liberator and was a leading Abolitionist. William Lyod Garrison
A series of violent attacks caused by slavery and Political standings. Bleeding Kansas
The withdrawl of one or more States from America. secession
First state that seceded after Lincolns election. South Carolina
The Little Giant. Stephen Douglas
Enslaved African American who attempted to sue his master. Dred Scott
Judege for the Dred Scott case of 1857. Roger B Taney
16th President. Abraham Lincoln
president elected after the election of 1860. John C Brekinridege
Man who attacked Charles Sumner at his crimes against Kansas speech. Preston Brooks
A slave revolt that killed about 60 people led by. Nat Turner
powerful Abolitionist, he was an adviser to president Lincoln and lent strong support to the women's right movement. Fredrick Douglass
the only candidate ever nominated for the Know Nothings in a presidential election. James Buchanan
Act that allowed Kansas to decide for itself if it wanted to be a free or slave state. KansasNebraska act

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Causes of the Civil War Word Search

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Secession
Fort Sumter
Confederate state
Raid on Harpers Ferry
Lincoln Douglas Debates
Dred Scott Decision
Brooks Sumner
Bleeding Kansas
Republicans
Nat Turner
Uncle Tom
Fugitive Act
Wilmot Proviso
Underground Railroad
Missouri Compromise
abolitionists
states rights
Economic Differences
Cotton Gin
Slavery

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Chapter 15 Review Crossword

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loyalty to a state or section rather than the whole country Sectionalism
A proslavery person who rode from Missouri to Kansas to battle antislavery forces Border Ruffian
Senator from Illinois who wrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act Stephen Douglas
Bill that would ban slavery in the territories acquired after the war with Mexico. Proposed by David Wilmot Wilmost Proviso
The Fugitive ________ Act enforced all citizens to assist in returning runaway slaves Slave
The concept that people could vote on whether their state would be free or slave Popular Sovereignty
Author of the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850. Known as the "Great Compromiser" Henry Clay
The Kansas-_______ Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and advocated popular sovereignty Nebraska
President James _______ was elected in 1856 and was the only President from Pennsylvania Buchanan
John ______ was a violent abolitionist who murdered slaveholders in Kansas and held a raid at Harpers Ferry to incite a slave rebellion Brown
_______ Kansas is the nickname given to the Kansas Territory because of the violence that took place there Bleeding
Free Soilers, northern Whigs, and antislavery Democrats formed the __________ Party to stop slavery from expanding Republican
A Missouri slave who sued to end his slavery by arguing that living in free territory made him a free man Dred Scott
The series of 7 Illinois debates for a seat in the Senate helped this individual to become a national figure Lincoln
The formal withdrawal of a state from the Union Secession
The _________ States of America was formed in 1861 by the Southern states after their secession from the Union Confederate
South Carolina seceded from the Union after Lincoln won the ________ of 1860 Election
President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis

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Abolitionist Crossword

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a complete end to slavery abolition
network or people who arranged transportation and hiding places for fugitives, or escaped slaves Underground Railroad
most famous leader of the Underground Railroad Tubman
antislavery novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin
first name of the president inaugurated in 1861 Abraham
a former female slave who became a leading abolitionist Truth
published an abolitionist newspaper, the Liberator Garrison
public-speaking skills impressed members of the Anti-Slavery Society Douglass
someone who is against slavery abolitionist
an enslaved African-American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom Dred Scott
first name of a prominent American abolitionist and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women Lucy
a person running away fugitive
recognized as a sovereign state Liberia
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States John Brown
Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in this town Harpers Ferry
last name of the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Stowe
what plantation owners consider their slaves property
what slaves worked on plantations
part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern- slave holding states and Northern states Fugitive Slave Act
allowed people in Kansas and what to decided whether they wanted slavery or not Missouri

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Events Leading to The Civil War Crossword

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Based on regional differences the north specialized in industrialization while the south relied on agriculture, leading to ______. Sectionalism
This idea was used to justify reasons for secession once Abraham Lincoln was elected. This belief holds that a state can control their most important affairs. States Rights
African American male who argued that he was a free man since his slave master took him to the free state of Wisconsin to live for some time. Dred Scott
Political unrest and violence occurred in Kansas as voters rushed in to determine if the territory would become a slave /free state as a result of this Act. Kansas-Nebraska Act
Some Northeners refused to participate in the recapture of runaway slaves as a result of this law Fugitive Slave Act
Proposal that attempted to ban slavery in any territory gained as a result of the Mexican-American War in Mexico. Wilmot Proviso
California was admitted to the union as a free state because of the __. Compromise of 1850
Book written describing the horrors of slavery by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin
Maine became a free state, Missouri a slave state, and an established boundary outlining future territory. Missouri Compromise
Public debate making Lincoln a well known individual, and put a sharp focus on slavery. Lincoln-Douglass Debates
A particular method for deciding the question of slavery in a place Popular Soverignty
John Brown raided an ___ in order to supply slaves with weapons to start a rebellion. Arsenal

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Causes of the Civil War Word Search

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¨Bleeding Kansas¨
Abolitionist Movement
Brooks-Sumner Incident
Confederate States
Cotton Gin
Dred Scott Decision
Economic Differences
Firing on Ft. Sumter
John Brown
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Nat Turner's Rebellion
Republican Party
Slave Act 1850
Slavery
South Carolina Secedes
States' Rights
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Underground Railroad
Wilmont Proviso

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Civil War Crossword

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Law the provided for harsh treatment for escaped slaves and for those who helped them Fugitive Slave Act
Antislavery novel that was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Toms Cabin
This Act set up Kansas and Nebraska as states. Kansas Nebraska
American slave who sued his master for keeping him enslaved in a territory where slavery was banned under the Missouri Compromise. Dred Scott
General of the Confederates (South) Robert Lee
Amendment that abolished slavery everywhere in the U.S. Thirteenth
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be allowed in territories through voting. Popular Sovereignty
(1856) a series of violent fights between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces in Kansas who had moved to Kansas to try to influence the decision of whether or not Kansas would be a slave state or a free state. Bleeding Kansas
He became a hero of the abolitionists in the Civil War. John Brown
John Brown's scheme to invade the South with armed slaves. Harper's Ferry
16th president Abraham Lincoln
A person against slavery Abolitionist
Five slave states. Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Border States
President of the Confederate States of America. (Last Name) Davis
First state to leave the Union in 1860. South Carolina
Senator, developed the theory of popular sovereignty. Stephen Douglas
The Great Compromiser Henry Clay
Key leader of the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
Escaped from Maryland Fredrick Douglass
Posted the Liberator Newspaper (Last Name) Garrison

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Sectionalism/Causes of the Civil War Crossword

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Missouri (MO) enters as slave state Maine (ME) enters as free state No slavery allowed north of 36° 30’ in Louisiana Territory Proposed by Henry Clay Missouri Compromise of1820
California admitted as a free state (Advantage: North) Remainder of Mexican Cession would be divided into two territories – Utah Territory and New Mexico Territory. The two territories could vote on whether to permit slavery. Texas gave up western boundary claims of the Rio Grande River in return for $10 million to help pay off Texas debt. The slave trade (not slavery) was abolished in the District of Columbia. Fugitive Slave Law Compromise of 1850
nicknamed “The Great Compromiser” proposed the Compromise of 1850 Henry Clay
northern politician favored Clay’s proposal opposed expansion of slavery, but preserving the Union was more important than any regional differences Daniel Webster
This novel portrayed the evil and harsh realities of slavery. Sold two million copies. Opened the eyes of Northerners to the cruelty of slavery. Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Who wrote the novel called Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
Congress passed a law allowing settlers in the Kansas and Nebraska territories to decide for themselves whether or not to permit slavery Kansas-Nebraska Act
Political party that agreed to let slavery continue in the South, but they opposed any further extension of slavery into any of the new territories. Republican
Slaves are not citizens, so they cannot bring suit in court. Slaves are property. Dred Scott v. Sandford
Crowds of 12,000 heard Lincoln position and that he felt that African American were entitled to basic human rights guaranteed in the Declaration of Independence. Lincoln said “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” LINCOLN-DOUGLAS DEBATES
a Northern abolitionist, launched a slave revolt at Harpers Ferry in 1859. John Brown

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Chapter 15 Vocabulary Crossword

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a war between citizens of the same country civil war
The practice or act of owning slaves. Slavery
the act of cancelling something nullification
the rights and powers held by individual US states rather than by the federal government states' rights
a settlement of a dispute between slave and free states, contained in several laws passed during 1820 and 1821 Missouri compromise
a package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850, which defused a four-year political confrontation between slave and free states regarding the status of territories acquired during the Mexican–American War (1846–1848). Compromise of 1850
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. Fugitive Slave Act
was a statement executed by a Georgia Convention in Milledgeville, Georgia on December 10, 1850 in response to the Compromise of 1850. Georgia Platform
allowed citizens in the Kansas and Nebraska territories to decide locally whether to allow slavery Kansas-Nebraska Act
A controversial ruling made by the Supreme Court in 1857, shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War. Dred Scott
pitted four candidates against each other: Stephen Douglas for the Northern Democrats, John C. Breckenridge for the Southern Democrats, John Bell for the Constitutional Union Party, and Abraham Lincoln for the Republican Party. Election of 1860
an American lawyer and politician from Georgia, and the Confederate vice president throughout the American Civil War. Alexander Stephens
the action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body, especially a political state. secession

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Events Leading to the Civil War Word Search

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Slave Revolts
Sumner
South
Buchanan
Black Moses
Nat Turner
California
Abolitionists
Christiana Riot
Border Ruffians
Popular Sovereignty
Fort Sumter
Confederate States
South Carolina
Dred Scott
Bleeding Kansas
John Brown
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Lincoln
Secede
Fugitive Slave Act
Free Soil Party
Republicans
North
Wilmot Proviso

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