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11 Cards in this Set

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cotton gin
machine that removes the seeds from cotton fibers
a pattern of change over time as shown on a graph
slave code
a law that shaped the day to day lives of enslaved people
a person who was hired to watch slaves and make sure they did their work
a religious song, based on the Bible
to act against, as in slavery
Underground Railroad
a system of escape routes for enslaved people leading to free land
free state
a state that did not allow slavery
slave state
a state that did allow slavery
a new country formed by Southern states that seceded from the Union after Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860
Chapter 13 Background to the Conflict: cotton gin, trend, slave code, overseer, spiritual, resist, Underground Railroad, free state, slave state, Conderacy
Chapter 13 Background to the Conflict