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Chapter 15 Terms self-determination- right to decide for self writ of habeas corpus- (Law) writ requiring that a prisoner be brought before a court to decide the legality of his detention; writ requiring that a person be brought into court for questioning conscription- compulsory enrollment for national service Emancipation Proclamation - order made by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 that freed all southern slaves (did not take effect until the end of the Civil War in 1865) Morrill Land Grant Act- is United States statutes that allowed for the creation of land-grant colleges. National Banking Act- was a United States federal law that established a system of national charters for banks. It encouraged development of a national currency based on bank holdings of U.S. Sherman's march to the sea- is the name commonly given to the Savannah Campaign , conducted in late 1864 by Major General William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army during the American Civil War. Stonewall Jackson- general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863) Charles Sumner- was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts. An academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the antislavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the United States Senate during the American Civil
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course ECONOMICS 2301 taught by Professor Ginn during the Spring '11 term at Texas A&M.

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