US History A CP Unit 2- Vocabulary

US History A CP Unit 2- Vocabulary

Anaconda Plan
a plan devised by General Winfield Scott, involved a blockade
Emancipation Proclamation
President Lincoln’s plan that would emancipate or free, enslaved people in areas still controlled by the confederacy
scalawags
a white southerner who moved to the south after the civil war for political gain
censorship
control of free expression
Habeas Corpus
the right of a citizen to ask a court to decide if a prisoner is being held lawful
trench warfare
soldiers fighting from long ditches in the ground
amnsety
a government prison for an offense
blockade
a barrier of ships or troops that prevents goods from entering or leaving a area
conscription
the act of requiring people to serve in the military