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Moose-Civil War

American Civil War

Which side had more experienced generals and better marksmen? Confederacy
Which side fired the first shots? Confederacy
Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired? Ft Sumter
Which side had a larger population? Union
Which side was called Yankees by their opposition? Union
Which side was called Rebels by their opposition? Confederacy
Which side had a more effective railroad system? Union
Which side had more factories? Union
How did the South attempt to gain support from foreign countries? cotton diplomacy
Which general used total war in Columbia? Sherman
What strategy was implemented to cut supplies from entering the Confederacy? Anaconda Plan
What strategy did the South use to minimize the effect of the northern blockade? blockade runners/Hunley
What secret "weapon" did the South transport from Montgomery to Charleston to beat the blockade? Hunley
Which side fought to keep the country together? Union
Which side fought to preserve the institution of slavery? Confederacy
Which side was an advocate for states' rights? Confederacy
Which side won the first battle of the war in April of 1861? Confederacy
What type of war did the South primarily fight? defensive
What type of war did the North primarily fight? offensive
Where was the final capital of the Confederacy? Richmond, Virginia
Which general surrendered in April of 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War? Lee
Which side was victorious in the American Civil War? Union
Created by: camoose