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LA History

LAH Reformation of the Nation-Civil War LEAP PREP

What was the reform of different social issues. Horace Mann- public education, Dorthea Dix-mental health and prisons, temperance, suffrage, abolition? Second Great Awakening
Who were people that wanted to end slavery in America? Abolitionists
What was the network of people who helped slaves escape to the north by providing transportation and hiding places. (Series of safe houses to the north led by Harriet Tubman)? Underground Railroad
What said that voters could choose whether or not to allow slavery in those states? Voided the Missouri Compromise. Kansas-Nebraska Act
Who Published the anti-slavery newspaper the Liberator and helped found the Anti-Slavery Society, promoting emancipation and racial equality? William Lloyd Garrison
Who was the Enslaved African who sued for his freedom stating that his time living in a free state made him a free man? The Supreme Court ruling upheld slavery and declared the Missouri compromise unconstitutional. Dred Scott
Who was a Famous abolitionist? Seized the federal arsenal at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, to encourage a slave revolt. John Brown
Who was an Escaped slave who wrote a biography about his life as a slave and founded the abolitionist newspaper the North Star? Fredrick Douglass
First national women’s rights convention. Argued for women’s suffrage and equality. Leaders: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony Seneca Falls Convention
Potato famine in Ireland, Gold in California Wave of immigration prior to the Civil War
Causes of the Civil War Disagreement over slavery, Economic differences, Political differences
Effects of the Civil War Slavery ends, 620,000 Americans killed , southern economy in ruins.
The North's advantages in the Civil War Large population, more railroads, Industry, exports
The North's disadvantages in the Civil War Neither side was prepared for war.
What was the federal outpost in South Carolina that was attacked by the Confederates sparking the Civil War? Fort Sumter
Who was the 16th president? He issued the Emancipation Proclamation and wanted to preserve the Union. Abraham Lincoln
Who was the president of the Confederacy after the southern states seceded from the union after the election of Abraham Lincoln? Jefferson Davis
What was the first battle that the South won in the Civil War? Bull Run
Who was the commander of the Southern/Confederate Army? Successful until he was forced to surrender to General Grant at Appomattox. Robert E. Lee
What was the bloodiest battle of the entire Civil War? The Union won at the battle of Gettysburg. Also a turning point in the war- turned the tide against the Confederates.. Gettysburg
Who was the commander of the Union/Northern Army during the Civil War? Ulysses S. Grant
Where was the place where the South- General Lee was forced to surrender to the North- General Grant, ending the Civil War? Appomattox
What issued by President Abraham Lincoln- freed the slaves in areas rebelling against the Union? Emancipation Proclamation
Created by: NoelleBordelon