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Social Studies guide for 8th grade history

When did the Civil War take place? 1861-1865
What was the debate over states mainly about? Opposing views on slavery
Who won the battle of Vicksburg? The Union
What battle was the turning point of the Civil War? The Battle of Gettysburg
Who was Robert E. Lee? He was a Graduate of West Point Academy, commanded in the Mexican War, he was the commanding general of the confederate army, and surrendered to U.S. Grantat Appomattox Court House, Virginia
Who was Ulysses S. Grant? He was the commanding general of Union Army, eighteenth president of the U.S.,and he is on the 20 dollar bill.
Who was Abraham Lincoln? He was the sixteenth president of the U.S., and president of the U.S. during the Civil War.
Who was Jefferson Davis? He was the President of the Confederate States of America.
Why did President Licoln give his famous Gettysburg Adress? He did it to commemorate the Union soldiers that had died at the battle.
What two people wanted to uphold the Federal Government? Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson
What did the Fugitive Slave act allow? It allowed for runaway slaves to be captured and returned to the South, and it allowed slavery.
What did the North have more of? Factories
What did the South have more of? Agriculture and farming
What was the 13th amendment? Abolished Slavery
What was the 14th amendment? Gave civil rights and citizenship
What was the 15th amendment? It gave Voting rights
What did the north have? factories, much railroads, roads, seaports, small navy
What did the south have? agriculture, few railroads, roads, seaports, and small navy
What did the Dred Scott case state? allowed slavery into territories
What is an abolishionist? Person who wanted to abolish slavery
What was Uncle Toms Cabin? A book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe about the topic of slavery
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