Civil War Crossword

Created
Apr 10, 2016
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A New York abolistionist who executed five pro-slavery settlers. John Brown
Raids on anti-slavery towns. Border ruffians
One of the most succesful conductors.Making about two dozens trip freeing slaves. Harriet Tubman
Wrote the book Uncle Tom's Cabin. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Allowed slavery but did not join the confederacy. Border States
A party that wants to keep the territories free. Free Soil
Known as the great pacificator and came up with a compromise. Henry Clay
A slave sued for his freedom. Dred Scott
Brown and 21 othe rmen attakced a fedral arsenal. Harpers Ferry
Allows the majority of the people to choose Popular Sovereignty
Most of the South did not find him on the ballots. Abraham Lincoln
The North had a navy of 250 ships to block the South. Blockade
Where alot of vilonce occured in Kansas. Bleeding Kansas
Genral Thomas Jackson stood his ground earing the nickname. Stonewall Jackson
required private citzens to help apprehending slaves Fugitive Slave law
The confederate fired upon the fort and caused anger throughout the Union. Fort Sumter
Block the southern ports starving them of income and supplies. Anaconda plan
James Buchana won the election. 1856 election
In April Genral Grant fought in Tennessee both sides lost 25000 soliders in two days. Shiloh
He supported popular soverginty and the annexation of Texas. Stephen Douglass

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Civil War Crossword

Created
Oct 12, 2016
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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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Chapter 15 Review Crossword

Created
Feb 6, 2016
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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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The Civil War Crossword

Created
Dec 6, 2016
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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

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Causes of the Civil War Crossword

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Feb 24, 2016
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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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civil war crossword puzzle

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Sep 19, 2016
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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

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Abolitionist Crossword

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Apr 25, 2016
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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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Sectionalism/Causes of the Civil War Crossword

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Apr 5, 2017
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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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Social Studies Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Created
Mar 14, 2016
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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

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Events Leading to The Civil War Crossword

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Apr 24, 2017
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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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Civil War Word Search

Created
Feb 3, 2015
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abraham lincoln
agriculture
america
american indians
appomattox court house
civil
confederacy
first battle of bull run
free african americans
free states
harriet tubman
industry
john brown
labor
nat turner
north
robert e lee
slave states
slaves
south
thomas stonewall jackson
ulysses s grant
union
virginia
west virginia

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