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Civil War

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  • Q1
    Loyalty to a region
  • Q2
    Break away (from the Union); leave the Union
  • Q3
    California enters Union as free state and divided rest of Mexican cession into territories where slavery would be decided through popular sovereignty
    Compromise of 1850
  • Q4
    Law that required all citizens to return runaway slaves to their masters
    Fugitive Slave Act
  • Q5
    Novel that depicted evils of slavery
    Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Q6
    Law that allowed voters in territories (north of Texas) to choose whether to allow slavery
    Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • Q7
    Nation that formed by the southern states when they seceded from the U.S.A.
  • Q8
    First battle of Civil War; Confederate forces attacked Union fort in South Carolina
    Fort Sumter
  • Q9
    Slave states located between Confederate states and free states in the Union
    Border states
  • Q10
    States remaining loyal to the United States of America during the Civil War
    the Union
  • Q11
    (Union victory) Bloodiest single-day battle in U.S. military history
    Battle of Antietam
  • Q12
    Union army's blockade that led to the city surrendering during Civil War; important because of controlling Mississippi River
    Siege of Vicksburg
  • Q13
    Lincoln's order freeing slaves in areas rebelling against the Union
    Emancipation Proclamation
  • Q14
    (Union victory) turning point; key battle that turned tide against the Confederates
    Battle of Gettysburg
  • Q15
    Virginia town where General Robert E. Lee was forced to surrender, ending Civil War
    Appomattox Courthouse

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