Antebellum vocabulary



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ANTEBELLUM VOCABULARY

Look up each word below in your text and/or dictionary. Locate the definition that applies to the Antebellum Period unit we are currently studying.

slavery

platform

popular sovereignty

antebellum

territory

nullification

Confederacy

border states

interdependent

secession

emancipation

Underground Railroad

tariffs

abolitionists

Free state

Slave state




proslavery

free soiler

compromise

secede

Sectionalism


states’ rights


Write a sentence using the words above to describe the following events: 1.Missouri Compromise, 2. Compromise of 1850, 3. Georgia Platform, 4. Kansas-Nebraska Act, 5. Dred Scott Decision, 6. Election of 1860 and the 7. Confederate secession. Underline each of the vocabulary words used.

Example: In fighting for states’ rights, the Confederacy decided to secede from the Union.



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