study guide unit 1

Question Answer
copperheads They were like anti war democrats
Emancipation proclamation executive order issued by Abraham Lincon
Total war a war that is unrestricted in terms of the weapons used, the territory or combatants involved, or the objectives pursued, especially one in which the laws of war are disregarded.
war of attrition a military strategy
amnesty an official pardon to people that have been convicted o political offenses
Black codes the affect of restricting African american freedom
carpetbaggers a person perceived as an unscrupulous opportunist
sharecroppers a tenant farmer who gives a part of each crop as rent.

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