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What continent is India located? What empire ruled there before India gained independence in 1947?
Asia;
England
the speech given by President Lincoln that called for freedom for all slaves
the Emancipation Proclamation
an Indian leader who believed in nonviolence and helped bring freedom to India
Mohandas Gandhi
a former slave who became a famous speaker and writer about slavery
Frederick Douglass
On what continent is India located? What empire ruled there before India gained independence in 1947?
Asia;
England
wrote the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
a former slave who helped other slaves escape using the Underground Railroad
Harriet Tubman
made the laws for the colonists
House of Burgesses
a leader in the civil rights movement
Martin Luther King, Jr.
led the South in the Civil War
Robert E. Lee
governed a Cherokee village
council
led the North in the Civil War
Ulysses S. Grant
the separation of people by law because of their race or religion
segregation
the path Cherokee took while leaving the southeast; 4,000-5,000 people died in the journey
Trail of Tears
the states in the North were called this
Union
the statement of freedom by the colonists that was adopted on July 4, 1776
Declaration of Independence
Why was the Civil War fought?
over slavery
wrote the Cherokee alphabet
Sequoyah
the states in the South were called this
Confederacy
the end of slavery
abolition
the colonial capital of Virginia
Williamsburg
escape routes used to free the slaves
the Underground Railroad
it was about equal rights for everyone
the civil rights movement