Type
Crossword
Description

Compromise stating slavery is prohibited above the 36"30' latitude line. Missouri Compromise
The north thought this would be set if Missouri entered the Union as a slave state. Precedent
The South did not like the protective tariff, but the North liked it. There was a debate about the tariff and it was still unclear if states could nullify. Nullification Crisis
Tariff placed on goods that benefited the North but raised prices for the south. Protective Tariff
One of the parties that South Carolina split into. Nullifiers
Another party South Carolina was divided into. Unionists
Resigned as Vice President to be in the Senate to give a stronger voice against the tariff and nullification. John Calhoun
Andrew Jackson wanted Congress to pass this so troops can force SC to pay the tariff. Force Bill
The United States was just a confederation of states and not a binding union. Theory of Secession
California can be a free state and slave trade in Washington DC is outlawed. Also, the Mexican Cession can decide if they want to be a free state or a slave state. Compromise of 1850
The people can decide what they want. Popular Sovereignty
The state that wanted to be free soil, so they won't have to compete with slave owners. California
Allowed Southerners to capture slaves that escaped North. Fugitive Slave Law
Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
Northern Whigs, northern Democrats, Free soil party, and abolitionists. Republicans
Allowed the people to determine whether or not they wanted to allow slavery. Kansas-Nebraska Act
African Americans were not citizens of the United States, so they had no right to sue. The supreme court can not take away property from its owner. Dred Scott Decision
Abraham Lincoln Election of 1860
Lincoln was not an abolitionist Free soiler
Seceded after the election of 1860 South Carolina

The Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Causes of the Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Social Studies Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Harriet Tubman Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Law that was passed after 1850 that made it dangerous for slaves to escape Fugitive Slave Law
People on the lookout who captured slaves and returned them for a reward slave hunters
Harriet's nickname as a child Minty
Day of the week that slaves could escape Saturday
Country up north that divides itself from the United States Canada
People who did not believe in slavery and helped hide slaves to escape quakers
Horse that helped carry Harriet's parents dollie mae
Harriet's mother Old Rit
Harriet's father Ben
Land that slaves lived and worked on plantation
The first state Harriet arrived in that allowed her to be free Philadelphia
A topic that Harriet spoke to people about when speaking at meeting up north antislavery
Crop that was grown in the south that is in the shape of a ball cotton
Crop that was also growth in the south to smoke or chew tobacco
The star that Harriet's father taught her to follow north star
Grows on the north sides of trees moss
People who believed slavery was evil and wanted to end slavery abolitionists
Something that Harriet dreamed of gaining when arriving up north freedom
The husband of Harriet John
The river that Harriet followed to Maryland Choptank

Abolitionist Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Antebellum Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The withdrawal from membership of a federation Secession
First women to speak out about abolitionism Grimke Sisters
53 illegally purchased slaves being transported to Cuba Amistad Affair
Free African American and was cabinet maker and grew big even with many restrictions. Thomas Day
The attempt to start a slave revolt occurred here Harpers Ferry
Author of "The Liberator" and a journalsit William Lloyd Garrison
The US decision in 1857 of slaves becoming citizens and could begin a legal case in free states Dred Scott Revolt
In 1831 this man led a rebellion killing around 60 white men and women Nat Turner Revolt
, South Carolina attempted to declare tariffs of 1828 and 1832 Nullification Crisis
People against slavery Aboltionists
James Monroe's policy stating the US would not tolerate banker for not complying with the Maryland Law after writing bank notes Monroe Doctrine
Slave divison was resolved in result of this Compromise of 1850
the admission into the union as a slave state in 1819 Missouri Compromise
First US armed conflict on Foreign land Mexican War
McCulloch vs Maryland, Maryland sued a banker for not complying with the Maryland Law after writing bank notes McCulloch vs Maryland

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To do away with slavery Abolition
when a sate can decide if it wants to be a slave or a free state Popular Sovereignty
When a state decides to ignore a federal law Nullification
when the southern states left the union Secession
Right for states to govern themselves States Rights
Compromise that abolished slavery in d.c and started the fugitive slave act Compromise of 1850
Maine was a free state and Missouri was a slave state but slavery was prohibited north of 36, 30 line Missouri Compromise
This act allowed Kansas and Nebraska to vote on wheather or not they wanted to be a free or slave state Kansas-Nebraska Act
The worst confederate prisoner of war camp Andersonville
Strategy that the north used to surround the south so they could not import or export anything Anaconda Plan
The ________________Proclamation that freed all the states in the south Emancipation
Case that denied citizens to African Americans and ruled that slaves have no rights Dred Scott Case
The battle of__________ was the turning point of the civil war Gettysburg
Event that lead to the capture of Atlanta Atlanta Campaign
Bloodiest day of fighting during the civil war Battle of Antietam
Belief that one part of the country is better than the other Sectionalism
Document that accepted the compromise of 1850 Georgia Platform
President during the civil war (elected in 1860 Abraham Lincoln
The battle of_____________ was the largest battle fought in Georgia Chickamauga
Southern ships that tried to break the blockade that the union had in place to stop the south from importing and exporting Blockade Runners

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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