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Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Puzzle Type: Educational
Student: Megan Marvin
A policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to a certain group of people.
A network of abolitionists who secretly helped slaves reach freedom in the Northern free-states or Canada.
A compromise proposed by Senator Henry Clay where Missouri would be admitted as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
Activists who challenged the existing state of political and social ideas and thoughts.
States where slavery is illegal.
People who wanted to abolish or do away with slavery.
A new political party that emerged during the 1848 presidential election whose goal was to keep slavery out of the western territories.
To sell a crop for profit instead of being used by the grower.
A slave who led the deadliest slave rebellion in the history of the United States on August 21, 1831
An escaped slave who became a "conductor" in the Underground Railroad and helped to free thousands of slaves.
When citizens feel more loyalty toward their state than toward their country.
States where slavery is legal.
The best known African American abolitionist who toured the country talking about the horrors of slavery and started his own abolitionist newspaper called the North Star.
A popular belief in the 19th century that American citizens should fulfill their destiny by God to spread their democratic rule from sea to shining sea.
David Wilmot, a congressman from Pennsylvania, called for this law which banned slavery in any lands won from Mexico.
An engine "gin" that used two rollers and thin wire teeth to separate the seeds from the cotton fibers.
This dramatic and fiery editor of abolitionist newspaper (The Liberator), spoke his controversial opinions openly and without apology.
A farmer who owns over 20 slaves.
An area of the United States referring to cotton plantations which stretched from South Carolina through Alabama and Mississippi to Texas.
A Connecticut schoolteacher who invented a machine to remove the seeds from raw cotton.