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Rural - out in the country, not in the city. secede - to break away; in 1860 and 1861, some southern states seceded from the United States. Senate - one of the houses of Congress. Each state has two senators. shackled - restrained by iron bands around the wrists and ankles that are often connected by a chain. surrender - to give up. surveyor - a person who determines the shape, area, and boundaries of a piece of land by taking measurements. Union - the northern states in the country that stayed part of the United States when southern states were seceding.

Others Ford’s Theater involved in the plan surrendered and were found guilty of murder. Some went to jail for life and others were executed. The nation mourned the death of President Lincoln. He was a strong, compassionate leader who governed the country through the dark days of civil war. His work to end slavery and preserve the Union have made him one of the nation’s most important presidents. C. S. Constitution. ban - to forbid or prohibit. border states - the states on the border between the North and the South.

Circuit - a district assigned to a judge for holding court. commissioner - an official in charge of a government department. company - a military unit made up of two or more platoons that forms part of a battalion. compassionate - feeling sympathy for someone. Confederate States of America - the country formed by the states of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas, and North Carolina that left the Union between 1860 and 1861. Also called the Confederacy.

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