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- Slavery : A social system in which people have legal rights of property ownership over others.
- U.S. History : The history of the United States from the colonial era to the present.
- Black history : A movement that developed out of the same forces that shaped the Civil Rights Movement.
- Abraham Lincoln : (1809-65) Born in Illinois, President of the United States during the American Civil War.
- Jefferson Davis : (1808-1889) Democratic Senator from Mississippi, Secretary of War, and president of the Confederate States of America.
- John C. Calhoun : (1782 – 1850) American statesman and political theorist from South Carolina; a strong advocate of southern state's rights and a defender of the institution of slavery.
- Kansas Nebraska Act : A U.S. Congressional Act of 1854 creating the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, and allowing the settlers to decide whether or not to allow slavery.
- Missouri Compromise : Add brief definition or description
- Compromise of 1850 : In U.S. history a series of laws intending to resolve pro-slavery/anti-slavery issues but yielded only greater conflict leading, eventually, to the U.S. Civil War.
- Dred Scott v. Sandford : Add brief definition or description
- American Civil War : Major war 1861-65 fought over slavery in which the U.S. defeated the secessionist Confederate States of America.
- Emancipation Proclamation : Add brief definition or description
- Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution : Add brief definition or description
- Abolitionism : Add brief definition or description
- Underground railroad : Add brief definition or description
- William Lloyd Garrison : Add brief definition or description
- Frederick Douglass : Add brief definition or description
- John Brown : (1800-59) American abolitionist who led a raid on the U.S. federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry and was hanged for his efforts, becoming a martyr in the antislavery fight as a result.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe : (1811-96) American social reformer and novelist; wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- Slave Power : Add brief definition or description
- Uncle Tom's Cabin : Add brief definition or description