A crittenden compromise a compromise or agreement

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a. Crittenden Compromise : A compromise, or agreement, proposed by Senator John Crittenden in 1861 to help settle the conflict between Northern and Southern states over the issue of slavery. Under the agreement, slavery would be permanently allowed in the South but banned in any new territories in the North. Congress would not be able to interfere in the slave trade. The proposal was not accepted by Congress. b. secede : To split or withdraw from membership in a group or union. c. Confederate States of America : Eleven Southern states that withdrew from the United States in 1861. The Confederate States of America fought the Union in the Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865. After losing the war, the Southern states rejoined the United States. 3. Explain how Lincoln won the election of 1860, and why this frightened the South. because he was gonna abolish slavery
4. Explain what it means to secede, and why South Carolina believed it was a fair political move.
Civil War Breaks Out 1. Write the correct key term in the blank preceding each definition.
b.Confederacy : The Confederate States of America, consisting of 11 Southern states that withdrew from the United States in 1861. The Confederacy fought the Union in the Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865. After losing the war, the Southern states rejoined the United
States. c. Fort Sumter : A small Union fort on an island in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. This was the site of the first shots of the Civil War in April 1861. d. Civil War : An American war between the Northern states and 11 Southern states, which seceded (withdrew) from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America. The war was fought between 1861 and 1865. The major issues that led to the war were slavery and states' rights. The Confederacy lost the war, and the Southern states returned to the United States. e. Anaconda Plan : A Union plan to control the Southern states in the early days of the Civil War. Union general-in-chief Winfield Scott wanted to set up a blockade of Southern ports and, at the same time, send an army down the Mississippi River. f. Bull Run : The site of two important Civil War battles in Virginia. The first was in July 1861 and was the first major battle of the Civil War. The second was in August 1862. The Confederacy won both, which were also known as the Battles of Manassas. g.General Robert E. Lee : (1807 – 1870) The Confederate general in charge of much of the Confederate army. He won many major battles during the Civil War and is still considered a great hero by many people in the South.

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