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Civil War & Slavery

VA Studies

What was the economy like in the North? The North was industrialized (factories)
What was the economy like in the South? It was agricultural (farms) and relied on SLAVES.
What did the Northern states want the new states created out of the western territory to be? "Free States"
What did the Southern states want the new states created out of the western territory to be? "Slave States"
What did Nat Turner do? This person led a revolt against plantation owners in Virginia.
Who led a revolt against plantation owner in Virginia? Nat Turner
What did the Abolitionist believe? Slavery should be ended.
What did Harriet Tubman do? This person helped slaves escape to the North to be free. The slaves traveled on a secret path called the "Underground Railroad."
What was the name of the "secret route" taken by slaves in the South to escape from slavery. The Underground Railroad
Who was John Brown? This person led a raid on the US Armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. He was trying to start a slave rebellion.
Where did John Brown lead a raid on the US Armory? Harpers Ferry, Virginia
What happened to John Brown? This person was captured and hanged.
What year was Abe Lincoln elected president? 1860
What did some of the Southern States do after Lincoln was elected President? They seceded from the "Union" and formed the "Confederate States"
What was another name for the North and South called? North==the Union South===The Confederacy
Did Virginia secede the Union and join the Confederacy? Yes
In Virginia, what did the eastern counties & the western counties think about slavery? Eastern counties--relied on slavery Western counties--didn't like slavery
The eastern & western parts of the state of Virginia didn't agree on slavery. What was created as a result? West Virginia was created
Where was the first big battle of the Civil War? The Battle of Bull Run (or Manassas)
Who played a major role in the Battle of Bull Run? Stonewall Jackson
Which General defeated the Union troops at Fredericksburg, Virginia? Robert E. Lee
Who led the Confederate Army? Robert E. Lee
Who used the Union Navy to block southern ports? Abe Lincoln
Which two ships battled in Virginia waters near Norfolk and Hampton? The Monitor & the Merrimack
Who won the battle of the Monitor & the Merrimack? It was a draw.
Where was the capital of the Confederacy? Richmond, VA
What happened to the capital of the Confederacy? It fell to General Ulysses S. Grant and was burned near the end of the war.
Where did the Civil War end? Appomattox Court House
Who led the Union Army? Ulysses S. Grant
When did the Civil War end? April 1865
Did most Virginians support the Union or the Confederacy? Confederacy
Why did the Confederacy rely on slavery? To raise crops and provide labor for the Army
Why did some free African Americans support the Confederacy? They thought that some of the limited rights would be protected.
Did the American Indians support the Union or the Confederacy? They didn't take sides (neutral)
Created by: cdp72