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Module 9 Lesson 1 Assignment

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Lawson Pinnix

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Module 9 Lesson 1 Assignment
“The Liberator"
An abolitionist newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp in 1831. The newspaper earned nationwide notoriety for its uncompromising advocacy of immediate and complete emancipation of all slaves in the United States.
States’ Rights
The rights and powers held by individual US states rather than by the federal government.
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
An anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War", according to Will Kaufman.
Dred Scot vs. Sanford
A landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that "a negro, whose ancestors were imported into the U.S., and sold as slaves", whether enslaved or free, could not be an American citizen and therefore had no standing to sue in federal court, and that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the federal territories acquired after the creation of the United States.
John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry
The election of Lincoln
A Republican
John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry was an effort by white abolitionist John Brown to initiate an armed slave revolt in 1859 by taking over a United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia.
In 1860, Lincoln won the party's presidential nomination. In the November 1860 election, Lincoln again faced Douglas, who represented the Northern faction of a heavily divided Democratic Party, as well as Breckinridge and Bell.
A person advocating or supporting republican government.
Secession is the withdrawal of a group from a larger entity, especially a political entity, but also any organization, union or military alliance. Threats of secession can also be a strategy for achieving more limited goals.
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