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The rights of people to be treated equally under the law. (p. 127)
Civil rights
The war in the United States between the Union states of the North and the Confederate states of the South 1986-1865. (p. 124)
Civil War
The government formed by 11 southern states that seceded from the United States, 1860-1865. (p. 123)
Confederacy
A document written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776 explaining why the 13 colonies should be free of British rule. (p. 113)
Declaration of Independence
The announcement by President Lincoln in 1863 that all enslaved people living in Confederate states were free (p. 125)
Emancipation Proclamation
An elected group of citizens who made laws for the Virginia colony beginning in 1619. (p. 112)
House of Burgesses
The forced movement of Cherokee and some other Native Americans to what is now Oklahoma in 1838. (p. 107)
Trail of Tears
A group of people who helped slaves escape to freedom along secret routes before and during the Civil War. (p. 120)
Underground Railroad
The states that remained in the United States after the Confederacy formed. (p. 123)
Union
Father of waters. (p. 75)
Mississippi River
Where is the mouth of the Mississippi River? (p. 75)
New Orleans, Louisiana
The source of the Mississippi River. (p. 75)
Lake Itasca
A place where Thomas Jefferson and others met to plan their freedom from England. (p. 112)
Raleigh Tavern
The president in office when 11 states left the United States. (p. 123)
Abraham Lincoln
The President of the Confederacy. (p. 123)
Jefferson Davis
A famous leader of the Confederate Army. (p. 124)
Robert E. Lee
The famous leader of the Union Army. (p. 124)
Ulysses S. Grant
The African American who led the March on Washington. (p. 129)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The city where the bus boycott began in 1955. (p. 129)
Montgomery, Alabama
This person's arrest led to the bus boycott. (p. R40)
Rosa Parks
Cherokee who invented a writing system for the Cherokee language. (p. 104)
Sequoyah
Conductor of the Underground Railroad (p. R40)
Harriet Tubman
The capital of the Cherokee. (p. 105)
Echota