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12 Cards in this Set

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Anaconda plan
a three-part strategy by which the Union proposed to defeat the Confederacy in the Civil War
an ironclad ship used by the North in the Civil War
an ironclad ship used by the South in the Civil War
Emancipation Proclamation
an executive order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, freeing the slaves in all regions behind Confederate lines
habeas corpus
a court order requiring authorities to bring a prisoner before the court so that the court can determine whether the prisoner is being held legally
a Northern Democrat who advocated making peace with the Confederacy during the Civil War
the drafting of citizens for military service
income tax
a tax on earnings
Gettysbug Address
a famous speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln in November 1863, at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg
Appomattox Court House
town near Appomattox, Virginia, where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865, thus ending the Civil War
Thirteenth Amendment
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1865, that has abolished slavery and involuntary servitude
Red Cross
an international organization that provides relief to people in times of war or natural disaster. Clara Barton founded the American branch in 1881