Social Studies Ch. 16 Set 1
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Ships covered with iron plates, first used during the Civil War
Nation formed by seceding southern states in 1861. Capital city was Richmond, VA
Confederate States of America
Slave states that did not secede and become part of the CSA during the Civil War. Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, and Delaware. Perhaps the most important was Maryland (contained Washington, DC)
Only state admitted to the Union during the Civil War. Collection of 48 counties in Virginia that decided to break away
Right to have a hearing before you are put in jail, pronounced "hay-be-us corp-us"
Union = 22,000 miles. Confederacy = 9,000 miles. Gave shipping and transportation advantages to the North
Railroads during the Civil War
Nickname given to soldiers fighting in the Confederate army
Nickname given to soldiers fighting in the Union army
Constitutional Amendment that abolished slavery
Signed by Abraham Lincoln. "All persons held as slaves within any state... in rebellion against the US shall be... forever free"
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