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The Union
The House
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Roger Taney
Dread Scott
Robert Lee
Harpers Ferry
John Browns Raid
Whig Party
Andrew Jackson
Civil War
Stephen A Douglas
John Fremont
James Buchanan
Abraham Lincoln

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

Causes of the Civil War Crossword

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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

American Civil War Word Search

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Stephen Douglas
Gettysburg
Vicksburg
Antietam
Reconstruction
Emancipation
Ulysses S. Grant
George McClellan
Stonewall Jackson
Robert E. Lee
Abraham Lincoln
Dred Scott

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

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

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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

Social Studies Vocabulary Word Search

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Virtuous
Stephen Douglas
Secede
Roger B. Taney
Propaganda
Popular Sovereignty
John C. Calhoun
John Brown
Humane
Henry Clay
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Fugitives
Dred Scott
Daniel Webster
Civil War
Candid
Calculation
Abraham Lincoln

Civil War People and Events Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Honest, Republican Abraham Lincoln
Union General Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate President Jefferson Davis
Bloodiest Battle of the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg
Last engagement of the Union and Confederate armies Battle of Palmito Ranch
First Civil War Battle First Battle of Bull Run
Sideburns Ambrose Burnside
"StoneWall" Thomas Jackson
Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Founded the Red Cross Clara Barton
Bedding or blanket Bedroll
Large group of soldiers Brigade
Escaped slaves Contraband
Freedom from slavery Emancipation
Leaving the Army without permission Desertation
Ship with armor Ironclad
Northerners, abolitionist Republican Party
Pro-slavery, southerners Democratic party

Civil War Crossword

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Description

Killed in a theater Abraham Lincoln
largest Confederate military prison Andersonville
Became president aftre Lincoln's assassination Andrew Johnson
AKA Battle of Sharpsburg, Union Victory Antietam
Last engagement of Civil War Appomattox Court House
First major battle of Civil War Bull Run
Robert E. Lee's greatest victory Chancellorsville
executive order issued by Lincoln in 1863 Emancipation Proclamation
Supreme Court ruling involving trials EX PArte Milligan
granted African American men the right to vote fifteenth amendment
first "battle" of the Civil War Fort Sumter
granted newly-freed slaves citizenship fourteenth amendment
Organized the army of the Potomac George McClellan
battle that served as a turning point Gettysburg
famous speech by Lincoln Gettysburg Address
used to review the legality of a person's arrest Habeas Corpus
president of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis
radical abolitionist who led raid on Harper's Ferry John Brown
killed Lincoln John Wilkes Booth
AKA "The Savannah Campaign", conducted through Georgia March to the Sea
naval engagement at Hampton Roads, Virginia Monitor v Merrimack
violent disturbances in lower Manhattan due to working-class discontent New York City Draft Riot
Comanded Confederate army of North Virginia Robert E Lee
Major battle fought in Southwestern Tennesee, Union Victory Shiloh
occured immediately after and was due to Lincoln being elected president South Carolina Secedes
abolished slavery thirteenth amendment
one of the South's most successful generals Thomas StoneWall Jackson
Commanding General of Union, 18th President Ulysses S Grant
essentially split Confederacy in two, allowed Union control of the Mississippi Vicksburg
led the "March to the Sea" William Tecumseh Sherman

Slavery Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Safe house
Laws
John Brown
Raid
Fugitive
Freedom
Arsenal
Abolitionist
Civil rights
Harpers Ferry
States rights
Underground Railroad
Dred Scott
Slavery
Conductor
Harriet Tubman

civil war crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A zealous, itinerant radical who crusaded violently against slavery in the 1850s. john brown
A former Senator from Mississippi who was selected as the first president of the Confederacy in 1861. Jefferson Davis
The Union’s top general in the Civil War, who went on to become the eighteenth U.S. president. Ulysses S. Grant
sixteenth president of the United States in the election of 1860. Abraham Lincoln
A violent crisis that enveloped Kansas after Congress passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854 Bleeding Kansas
A bundle of legislation that enabled the North and South to end, temporarily, the debate over the expansion of slavery. First proposed by Henry Clay and championed by Stephen Douglas Compromise of 1850
A party formed by disgruntled Northern abolitionists in 1848, Free-Soil Party
law passed under the Compromise of 1850 that forced Northerners to return runaway slaves to the South. Fugitive Slave Act
aid by John Brown, the infamous Free-Soiler who had killed five proslavery men at the Pottawatomie Massacre. This time around, Brown stormed an arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (present-day West Virginia), with twenty other men. Harpers Ferry Raid
The idea that citizens in the West should vote to determine whether their respective territories would become free states or slave states upon admission to the Union. Popular Sovereignty
A novel, published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852, that turned Northern public opinion against slavery and the South more than anything else in the decade before the Civil War. Uncle Tom’s Cabin