Vocabulary – Camilla Massacre
Commemorated: verb; to honor the memory of somebody or something in a ceremony Freedman: noun; a person who has been freed from slavery.
Military Occupation: noun; situation in which the control and authority over a territory passes to a hostile and/or conquering army. The territory then becomes occupied territory.
Rally: noun; a large meeting or gathering of people, usually organized by a movement or political party and intended to inspire and generate enthusiasm among those present
Reconstruction: noun; the period of U.S. history from 1865 through 1877, during which the states that had seceded during the Civil War were reorganized under federal control and later restored to the Union