Civil War Week 1 Vocab

  1. Union
    United States government after the South seceded
  2. Confederacy
    government of the South after secession
  3. civil war
    war between two people of the same country
  4. blockade
    when armed forces prevent the transportaion of goods or people into or out of an area
  5. Anaconda Plan
    a stategy by which the Union proposed to defeat the Confederacy in the Civil War
  6. King Cotton
    Cotton was called king because cotton was important to world market, and the South grew most of Europe's cotton
  7. secede
    to make a formal withdrawl of membership from an allience
  8. border states
    a slave state that borded states in which slavery was illegal
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Civil War Week 1 Vocab
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