Name given to the Civil War plan devised by Union General Winfield Scott to seal the South off from the rest of the world.
Anaconda means huge snake. General Winfield Scott made the Anaconda Plan.
Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri: slave states in between the North and the South that did not join the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Kentucky and Maryland are border states. Though they are often called Southern states full of Confederate rednecks, they are really more Northern states who still have the same stronger economic ties with their sister states above them to this day.