abolitition arguments Flashcards


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a plant raised to make blue dye

indigo

2

famous novel that criticized slavery

Uncle toms cabin

3

the south threatened to _______ if the balance of free and slave states was not maintained

secede

4

The dream of every slave

freedom

5

John brown raided harpers ferry for

Guns

6

It was ______ to teach slaves to read and write

illegal

7

Harriet _________ a runaway slave led others to freedom

Tubman

8

A person who was forced to work on plantations

slave

9

He filed lawsuits for his freedom

Dred Scott

10

Most important crop grown in the south in the 19th century

Cotton

11

Slaves raised this crop in swampy areas

Rice

12

Inventor of the cotton gin

Eli Whitney

13

Frederick Douglas a runaway slave published a _________

Newspaper

14

Freed female slave who became a powerful voice for female rights

Sojourner Truth

15

The strong agricultural economy of the south overshadowed the development of

Industries

16

Road to freedom traveled by many slaves

Underground railroad

17

Kentucky senator known as the Great ________, Henry Clay

Compromiser

18

Laws passed by Southern states to control slaves

Slave codes

19

People who spoke out against slavery

Abolitionist

20

National Anti Slavery Society founder, Lucretia

Mott

21

This political party asked for an end to slavery

Liberty

22

Slaves were legally classified as property or __________

Chattel

23

The majority of southerners were small ______

farmers

24

The number of slave states

15

25

African American preacher Nat ________ led slave revolt

Turner

26

Novelist Harriet Beecher ___________ criticized slavery

Stowe