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Freedmens bureau
freedom
invention
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Kansas nebraska act
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Plantation
reconstruction
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Secede
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Civil War Vocabulary Word Search

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Kansas-Nebraska Act
Railroads
Underground Railroad
Secede
Plantation
Mills
Ulysses S Grant
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
Cotton Gin
Industry
Missouri Compromise
Fort Sumter
South Carolina
Richmond
Bull Run
Antietam
Bleeding Kansas
Union
Confederacy
Dred Scott
Robert E Lee
Fugitive Slave Act
Abolitionist

Reconstruction Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The fiercely abolitionist group that controlled Congress during Reconstruction Radical Republicans
The system of farming that was widely implemented in the South after the Civil War sharecropping
The term for putting a President on trial impeachment
The derogatory term given to Northerners who moved to the South after the Civil War carpetbaggers
White supremasist terror group created after the Civil War Ku Klux Klan
The agency that was created to help newly freed slaves adjust to their new lives Freedmens Bureau
System in which workers are forced to work off debts before they can find a new job dept peonage
The amendment that officially ended slavery in the United States 13th Amendment
Became president after Lincoln's assassination Andrew Johnson
The amendment that granted citizenship to everyone born in the United States 14th Amendment
The derogatory term given to white Southerners who cooperated with northern Reconstruction officials scalawags
The era of rebuilding in the South Reconstruction
Laws passed after Reconstruction ended that segregated blacks from whites Jim Crow Laws
The amendment that gave all male citizens, including black men, the right to vote 15th Amendment
Low point of race relations from 1877 through the 1950's Nadir

Causes of the Civil War Word Search

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Description

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 Word Search

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Description

¨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

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

Civil War and Reconstruction Era Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Having to do with the way people live together in communities. Social
having to do with structures and affairs of government, politics and its instutions, or politicians. Political
Having to do with the production, development, and mangement of material wealth of country, household, or business enterprise. Economic
War between the North and South during 1861-1865. Civil War
Era of rebuilding time for the United States after Civil War. (1865-1877) Reconstruction
_______of 1876 adopted the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. Texas Constitution
Most Texans were originally from the South and had connections to friends and families there. Many of these Texans agreed with slavery though most did not hold slaves. Sectionalism
President of the United States during the Civil War; assassinated 1 week after the war ended. Abraham Lincoln
Power reserved for the states rather than the states rather than the national government. States RIghts
Withdraw; pull away from Secede
Nothern states that wanted to abolish slavery. Union
Southern States that seceded to retain the slavery. Confederacy
Tax on imported goods from other countries import; to bring in from another country. Tariff
Lincoln's decree that abolished slavery throughout the Confederacy. Emanciapation Proclamation
Act that made men age 20-45 join the Confedrate army or the Union army. Conscription Act
He assassinated (killed) President Lincoln. John Wilkes Booth
June 19th, celebrated the ending of slavery; began in Galveston June 19, 1865. Juneteenth
Poeple reside on and farm land owned by a landlord. Tenant Farming
Poeple farming another landowner's land for a share of the profit. Sharecropping
Established in 1865 by the national government to provide freed slaves food, shelter, medicine, and opened the first school for African American children. Freedmen's Bureau
Laws passed in some southern states that encouraged segregation (separatin of races) Jim Crow Laws
Recognized the right to vote among African American men. 15th Amendment
Extended citizenship and due process to all born within, or naturalized to the United States (incuding formerly-enslaved people and excluding Amerianc Indians.) 14th Amendment
This ammendment freed people in slavery. 13th ammendment

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

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

Reconstruction A Bingo Cards

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5th
1870
June 19th
Scalawags
Carpet Baggers
Radical Republicans
Tenant Farmers
Suffrage
Sharecropper
Black Codes
Jim Crow Laws
Years of the Civil War
Freedmen's Bureau
Secession
Causes of the Civil War
Era of Reconstruction
13th
14th
15th
Military Districts
Constitution
Ku Klux Klan
Richard Coke's election
1876

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Slavery Word Search

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