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emancipate
to free from bondage
draft
a process of selecting people for required military duty
ironclad
a nineteenth-century warship with metal-armored sides
blockade runner
a ship that attempts to get past enemy blockades
strategy
a plan of action
casualty
a person killed or injured in wartime
Greenback
a United States paper dollar
income tax
a tax on a person's yearly earnings
inflation
a sharp, steady rise in prices
bounty
a bonus, often for performing a service for the government
habeus corpus
a writ that protects a person from being jailed illegally by requiring that the arrested person be brought to court
offensive
attacking
defensive
protecting from attack
enlist
to sign up for a term of service in the armed forces