Vocabulary Events leading up to the Civil War Life before the Civil War Cotton Gin/True or False Other Vocabulary

100

What is an Artisan?
a skilled worker such as a tailor, butcher, barber

100

Who is Abraham Lincoln?
This is the person who was President during the time of the Civil War

100

What is Elite/Upper Class?
This class of people were planters and traders, owned large plantations, educated their children, and had lots of slaves

100

Who is Eil Whitney?
This is the person that invented the Cotton Gin

100

What is an Overseer?
This is the person that manages the workers on plantations

200

What is Elite or Upper Class
The class of people who were planters and traders that owned large plantations, had educated children, a lot of slaves

200

What is SC seceded from the Union?
This is the 2nd thing in order after the President was Abraham Linclon

200

What is Middle Class?
This class of people lived comfortably, but not rich, Owned a few slaves Kids were not educated people were doctors, lawyers, farmers, and merchants

200

What is need for more slaves to harvest cotton/more money?
This is the result of the Cotton Gin

200

What is Brattonsville?
This is the historic place near McConnells

300

What is Middle class?
This class of people included the sharecroppers, doctors, lawyers, yeoman farmers

300

What is Confederates fire on Fort Sumter?
This is the 3rd thing that happened after SC seceded from the Union

300

What is Lower Class?
This group of people lived the best they could, children worked alongside parents, kids were not educated

300

What is long hours for slaves picking seeds out of cotton?
This is what life was like before the Cotton Gin

300

What is Charleston?
This was the place where there were many merchants

400

What is Yeoman Farmer?
This is the person that worked independently and owned a small farm

400

What is Sherman's March of Destruction?
This is the 4th thing that happened after the Confederates fired on Fort Sumter

400

What is Enslaved African American?
This group lived in one room cabins, worked long hard hours, worked in the fields, or in the house as maids

400

What is True
True/False-Cotton was the bigges cash crop at this time

400

What is merchant?
This is the person who buys or sells goods

500

What is Abolitionist?
This is the name for the people who were against slavery

500

What is Reconstruction?
This is the very last thing that happened after Sherman's March

500

What is Freedman/ Free African Americans?
This class of people lived in big cities and were skilled workers

500

What is False?
True/False - The Grimke Sisters were all for Slavery

500

What is Freedman?
This is the person that has been freed from slavery

Civil War - 3rd Grade

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