APUSH: Unit V Key Terms

1. Northern views of slavery

2. popular sovereignty

3. Scott v. Sanford (1857)

4. Antebellum North v. South: population, economy, society, class conflict, etc.

5. Civil War North v South/“balance of forces”

6. Webster-Haynie Debate

7. Free African American population: north v south, occupations, status, etc.

8. The American Anti-Slavery Society/factions

9. the cotton gin

10. Elias Howe

11. Cyrus McCormick

12. Samuel Morse

13. Elishu Otis

14. The “Know-Nothing” (American) Party

15. The Wilmot Proviso

16. Territorial expansion, 1803-1868

17. The Impending Crisis of the South (Hinton Helper)

18. Paternalism

19. Compromise of 1850

20. Missouri Compromise

21. Antebellum slavery: population, work, culture, treatment, rebellions, etc.

22. The “Compact Theory” of the Constitution

23. Slave labor v “Free Labor”

24. scalawag

25. Charles Sumner

26. Thaddeus Stevens

27. 1877 as “end” of Reconstruction

28. Black Codes

29. sharecropping/crop lien system

30. Freedmen

31. British/European reaction to Civil War

32. Emancipation Proclamation

33. “Redemption/Redeemer” Governments

34. Force Acts/KKK Act

35. Radical Republicans/Radical Reconstruction

36. Andrew Johnson

37. Ulysses S. Grant

38. Jefferson Davis

39. William T. Sherman/”March to the Sea”

40. “Stonewall” Jackson

41. Robert E. Lee

42. Battle of Antietam

43. Battle of Gettysburg

44. Battle of Vicksburg

45. Abraham Lincoln

46. William Seward

47. 13th Amendment

48. 14th Amendment

49. 15th Amendment

50. Copperheads

51. Election of 1876/Compromise of 1877/Hayes-Tilden Compromise

52. Freedmen’s Bureau

53. Ku Klux Klan/White League/etc., etc., etc.

54. Civil Rights Act of 1866, 1875

55. Reconstruction Acts of 1867

56. Homestead Act of 1862

57. National Banking Act of 1862

58. Election of 1860/party platforms

59. Republican Party

60. Kansas-Nebraska Act

61. fugitive slave act

62. Ostend Manifesto

63. Uncle Tom’s Cabin

64. The Sumner- Brooks incident

65. Crittenden Compromise

66. “fire-eaters”

67. Border States

68. conscription

69. “waving the bloody shirt”

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