Unit 5 Review - Unit 5 Review Uncle Tom's Cabin Antislavery novel that showed northerners the cruelties of slavery and drew many people to the

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Unit 5 Review Uncle Tom’s Cabin- Antislavery novel that showed northerners the cruelties of slavery and drew many people to the abolitionists’ cause Emancipation Proclamation- Order announced by President Lincoln in 1862 that freed slaves in areas rebelling against the Union Conscription- The compulsory draft into military service Scalawag- Name that southern Democrat gave to southern republicans during reconstruction Radical- One who advocates revolutionary changes in current practices Antietam- Bloodiest single-day battle of the war and important victory for the Union, because it stopped the Confederate advance Harriet Beecher Stowe- Author of a powerful antislavery novel Missouri Compromise- Allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, Maine to enter as a free state, and outlawed slaves in any territory north of the 36’30” line Eli Whitney- Inventor of the cotton gin Gettysburg- Key turning point in the war; after this battle the Confederates would never again launch an attack in the North Quakers- Protestant sect that was one of the first groups to support abolition of slavery Indentured Servant- A person who agreed to work for a specified amount of time for the person who paid his or her way to America Dred Scott Decision- Supreme Court ruling that declared African Americans were not
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2010 for the course HISTORY eb34 taught by Professor Bonewell during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Unit 5 Review - Unit 5 Review Uncle Tom's Cabin Antislavery novel that showed northerners the cruelties of slavery and drew many people to the

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