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Social Studies

Civil War

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What were three main differences between the North and the South? 1.North had Lots of FACTORIES 2.North had Lots of Growing Cities 3.North Able to Export/Import Goods 1. South more CROPS than FACTORIES 2. South more PLANTATIONS than FACTORIES 3.South more COTTON than MONEY
What was "free labor?" Were they from the North or the South? Free Labor workers were FREE to CHOOSE their own jobs & earned wages for their labor and were located in the NORTH.
What was the most important crop in the South? Why was it? COTTON. It was important because there was a huge demand for cotton for making cloth in the textile industry of the North and Britian.
What was the Missouri Compromise? Who's idea was it? Why was it important? The Missouri Compromise was a way to keep the number of free states & slave states EQUAL, it was proposed by Senator Henry Clay. The MO Compromise was important to keeping the ANGER CALMED between the North & the South & established the Latitude 36*30*
What are Abolitionists? They were people who wanted to abolish slavery, mainly Northerners, and took action.
Who were at least 3 main Abolitionists? 1. Harriet Tubman, 2. Harriet Beecher Stowe 3. Frederick Douglass 4. William Lloyd Garrison
What was the Compromise of 1850? Why was it important? Be Detailed. The Compromise of 1850, by Henry Clay, allowed California to be admitted as a free state,to keep the North & South balance and added other laws as well.
Why Kansas was considered "Bleeding Kansas" in the 1850's? What happened and why did it happen? Because of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Kansas became a battleground between pro and anti slavery and many people died and the time for compromise was ending.
Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe? Be detailed. What was her main accomplishment? Harriet Beecher Stowe was an northern Abolitionist from Connecticut. Stowe wrote the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" about the cruelty of slavery.
What was the Underground Railroad and who led it? Be detailed. The Undergroun Railroad was a SYSTEM of conductors & safe houses,for escaping slaves. Harriet Tubman was a former escaped slave that led many other slaves to freedom by way to the Underground railroad.
When and what was the Battle of Gettysburg? Why was it important? describe the conditions under which the Union and confederat soldiers lived and died? The Battle of Gettysburg, PA in July of 1863
What was the Battle of Appomattox: Describe what happened? Who were the leaders? The Battle of Appomattox was the bloddiest battle of the Civil War. The leaders of the Battle of Appomattox were the Generals.
What was the Emancipation Proclamation, when was it declared and who declared it? The Emancipation Proclamation was a law declared by President Abe Lincoln, freeing the Union Slaves.
What were some effective and ineffective tactics and technology during the war? Why? Cannons, the Suprise attack
What happened in New York City in 1863? Why? Riots about the war
What was the greatest cause of death in the Civil War? Sickness
How did the Civil War end? Where? With the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, VA.
How did the South try to rebuld itself after the war ane reunite with the Union? Helping Slaves, building cities.
Who wer Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee? The were both Generals in the Civil War and Grant was a President of the United States.
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