Chapter 14 SS vocabulary

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  1. to break away from
  2. state located between the Union and the Confederacy
    border state
  3. plan in which California entered the United States as a free state and the Fugitive Slave Law was passed
    Compromise of 1850
  4. states that remained loyal to the United States government
  5. state in which slavery was not allowed
    Free State
  6. law which stated that escaped slaves had to be returned to their owners, even if they had reached Northern states where slavery was not allowed
    Fugitive Slave Law
  7. law allowing the people of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether they would allow slavery in their territory
    Kansas-Nabraska Act
  8. organized, secret system set up to help enslaved people escape from the South to freedom in the North Canada
    Underground Railroad
  9. loyalty to a section or part of the country rather than to the whole country
  10. laws to control the behavior of slaves
    slave codes
  11. government formed by the seven seceding states, also known as the Confederate States of America
  12. state in which slavery was legally allowed
    slave state
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Chapter 14 SS vocabulary
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