a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery.
16th president: on the penny :)
to take over, especially territory
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons.
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving.
Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era (1865–1877)
fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy
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
a thing that slaves commonly picked, and got sores on their hands
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.
National monument in Charleston, South Carolina
a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means.
a state which there is no slaves, and its free
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
the production of goods or services within an economy
American politician who was at U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War
American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States
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
a person who watches the slaves, so they wont run away
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.
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance.
a person whose crazy and does not follow rules
Southern whites who supported Reconstruction and the Republican Party, after the American Civil War
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization.
an arrangment where you own someone and they work for you
road where slaves went to escape
the state of being united or joined.
a person who lives in, or is from, the US. baseball team