Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Civil War

What word is a synonym for separate or break apart? secede
Whose economy depended on factories and industries? the North
Who had almost triple the population? North or South the North
Whose economy depended on agriculture or farming? the South
Who tried to revolt against the plantation owners? Nat Turner
Where did Virginians cross the Appalachian Mountains? the Cumberland Gap
After the American Revolution where did Virginians move? further south and into western territories
A person who wants to do away with slavery is called? an Abolitionist
Who led a raid on the Armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia? John Brown
Who supported a secret route that escaped enslaved Africans took? Harriet Tubman
What was the secret passage route that escaped enslaved Africans took? the Underground Railroad
What was the Southern army called? Confederates
What was the Northern army called? Union
What was the first battle of the Civil War? The Battle at Bull Run (Manassas)
What were the names of the two iron clad ships that fought against each other near Norfolk and Hampton? Union ship - Monitor Confederate ship - Merrimack
Who won the famous water battle that took place in Virginia? no one it was a draw
Who was the military leader of the Confederacy? Robert E. Lee
Where was the battle that Robert E. Lee led the Confederate troops to victory over the Union troops? Fredricksburg, Virginia
Who was the military leader of the Union army? Ulysses S. Grant
Who was the president of the United States during the Civil War? Abraham Lincoln was elected in 1860
What was the capital city of the Confederacy? Richmond
What was formed when the eastern and western counties of Virginia disagreed about slavery? West Virginia
Who was the confederate general who fought in the Battle of Bull Run? Thomas 'Stonewall" Jackson
When did the the Civil War end? April 9, 1865
Where did the Civil War end? at the Appomattox Court House, Virginia
How did the Civil War end? General Robert E. Lee (Confederate) surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant (Union)
What role did the enslaved African Americans play during the Civil War? They grew crops and provided labor for the army.
What was the new country that the south created when the seceded? The Confederate States of America
Who was the president of the Confederacy? Jefferson Davis
What years was the civil war fought? 1861 to 1865
What document did President Lincoln write stating that all the slaves in the Confederacy were free? the Emancipation Proclamation
What is a civil war? a war fought between people of the same country
What is a revolutionary war? a war fought to make a change in government
What does to secede mean? to separate or break apart
When Virginians moved to the West and South what did they take with them? traditions, ideas and cultures
What group of people remained neutral, or did not take sides during the Civil War? American Indians
What crop was very hard on the soil and was one reason Virginians moved to the West and South? tobacco
Created by: tinaclarke
Popular History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards