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Civil War

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He was the president of the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis
He was the general of the Confederate Army. Robert E Lee
Where did the Civil War start? Fort Sumter South Carolina.
Which state was the first to secede after the election of Lincoln in 1860? South Carolina
What was the main cause of the Civil War? states' rights
Who assassinated President Lincoln? John Wilkes Booth
In which Civil War battle did the North win control of the Mississippi River? Vicksburg
Which battle that took place in Pennsylvania is known as the bloodiest battle of the Civil War? Gettysburg
The Confederate loss at Antietam was costly because they lost the opportunity to have ... European support
Poor generals was a weakness for the... North
Fewer railroads, factories and smaller population were weaknesses for... South
There were four border states. These were states that had slavery but did not... secede
When President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation he freed the slaves in the states that were... in rebellion (that seceded)
The Emancipation Proclamation did not impact the _____________ states. border
The Confederate Army surrendered to the Union Army at... Appomattox Court House
The Civil War was fought during what years? 1861-1865
A person who was against slavery was known as an... abolitionist
Which side was against tariffs South
What was the main source of income for the south? cotton
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin? Harriet Beecher Stowe
Which Supreme Court case ruled that slaves were property, not citizens. Dred Scott v. Sandford
Which general lead the Union to victory? Ulysses S Grant
What were the Merrimack and the Monitor? Ironclad ships
Where was the Confederate capital? Richmond VA
"What document stated that ""Slaves of any state...in rebellion...shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free" Emancipation Proclamation
Where was President Lincoln assassinated? Ford's Theater
Which amendment freed the slaves? 13th
Which amendment gave former slaves citizenship? 14th
Which amendment gave former slaves the right to vote? 15th
A speech by Lincoln that honored Union soldiers who gave their lives so that "...government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." Gettysburg Address
The South produced about 2/3rds of the worlds _______. cotton
The Civil War began in what year? 1861
The Civil War ended in what year? 1865
Lincoln's speech that focused on healing, not punishment of the South. Lincoln's second inaugural address
Lincoln's speech that assured southerners that he would not take away slavery where it already existed; that states could not secede; and that it was the South's decision, not his, whether to begin a war. Lincoln's first inaugural address
South Carolina seceded after... the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860.
She was a nurse that helped on the battlefield and eventually founded the... American Red Cross
A gifted Continental commander earned a nickname and was killed by friendly fire. Stonewall Jackson
He was a runaway slave that became a soldier and was awarded the Medal of Honor. William Carney
The Great Compromiser. He helped the nation "stick" together with his compromises. Henry Clay
To withdraw from a nation. secede
Regions of the US had grown so different that they seldom shared the same economic or political interests. This often led people to be more loyal to their state than the country. This is know as... Sectionalism
States allowing the people to decide whether or not to allow slavery in their state was known as... popular sovereignty
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