Histo! Second Semester

  • A fee charged before you could vote. Charged to African Americans to prevent them from voting in the South.
  • Guaranteed the right to vote for all males in the United States.
  • Laws in Southern states that were aimed at limiting the rights of freedmen.
  • This was where Lee surrendered to Grant at the end of the Civil War.
  • Guaranteed equal protection under the law
  • Officially ended slavery throughout the United States
  • Known as the Great Compromiser he authored both the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850 in an effort to keep the country from breaking apart
  • Missouri enters the US as a slave state, Maine enters as a free state.

Part of the Compromise of 1850; allowed slave catchers to enter in to Northern land to capture runaway slaves.

Battle that is known as the bloodiest single day of fighting in American History.

During the civil war these states had slavery but remained with the Union.

Failed proposal during the War with Mexico that any territory won would be free of slavery.

President after Lincoln’s assassination; fought against civil rights for African Americans.

  • To separate from the Union

Where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.

Agreement written by Henry Clay in an attempt to settle the dispute over territory won from Mexico; California became a free state while the remaining territory won from Mexico would be open to slavery.

  • The effort made to rebuild the South and reunify the nation after the Civil War.

Terrorist organization that used violence to try and prevent African Americans from exercising their political and economic rights.

Literally means “the people rule;”used to allow people in territories to vote to determine if they would be slave or free.

Extreme abolitionist responsible for violence in Bleeding Kansas and the raid at Harper’s Ferry.

The right to vote.

Written by Stephen Douglass this law allowed citizens of two territories to vote and determine if these territories would become free states or slave states.

Commanding General of the Confederate Army throughout the duration of the war.

Political party made up of Northern Whigs and Free Soilers built upon a platform of abolitionism.

Beginning in late 1863 he was the commanding General of the Union Army.

Federal Arsenal that John Brown attacked with the hope of starting a slave rebellion.

Northern representative who supported compromise to keep the United States together.

His election led to the first seven Southern states seceding from the Union.

Those in Congress who supported remaking the South completely ensuring civil rights for all and creating a new economic and social system.

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