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Social Studies

The American Civil War

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Who was the general of the Confederate Army? Robert Edward Lee
Was Robert E. Lee for or against slavery? He was against slavery.
Where was Robert E. Lee from? He was from Virginia.
Who's plans were taken from spies on the other side? Ulysses Simpson Grant
Who was the general of the Union? Ulysses Simpson Grant
What was the nickname of the current American flag? The Yankee flag
What was the nickname of the Confederate Flag? The Rebel flag
Give one example of espionage? Spies
What is insurrection? A Rebelling
Who taught himself to read/write? Abraham Lincoln
How did most people die in the American Civil War? Disease and starvation (i.e. this is because there was no anesthesia so many people died on the table because of the pain.)
How many people died in the American Civil War? (i.e. not a number) More than all of the wars that came before it combined.
When did the American Revolutionary War start? 1775
When did the French and Indian War start? 1754
What is the name of the war that started in 1812? The War of 1812
When did the Mexican- American War start? 1846
When did the Spanish- American War start? 1898
When did World War I start? 1914-1918
When did World War II start? 1939-1945
When did the Korean War start? 1950- 1953
When did the Vietnam War start? 1968-1973
When did the Grenada War start? 1980
When did the Persian Gulf War start? 1990-1991
When did the war on terrorism end? Never (i.e. will go on forever)
What were two advancements from the American Civil War? Anestisia and autoclaves
Who had a greater population? The North
Who had greater bank deposits? The North
Who had more factories? The North
Who had more cotton? The South
Who had more food crops? The North
Who had more horses? The North
Who had more donkeys and mules? The South
Who had more railroad tracks? The North
What was the number one crop in the south? Tobacco
Where was tobacco mostly grown? North Carolina and Virginia
What were major crops of the south? Cotton, Tobacco, Sugar Cane, Indigo
Who had a greater white population? The free states
Who had a greater black population? The slave states
Who had more farms? The slave states
Who had more Urban area? The free states
Who had more Rural areas? The slave states
What were big cities with a population of 100,000+? Urban
What were rural areas? Small towns that are located near farms
What was below urban? Suburban
How are railroad lines measured? In gages
At what point did South Carolina secede and leave? December 20th, 1860
At what point did Mississippi secede and leave? January 9th, 1861
At what point did Florida secede and leave? January 10, 1861
At what point did Alabama secede and leave? January 11, 1861
At what point did Georgia secede and leave? January 19th, 1861
At what point did Louisiana secede and leave? January 26th, 1861
At what point did Texas secede and leave? February 1st, 1861
At what point did Arkansas secede and leave? May 6th, 1861
At what point did Tennessee secede and leave? May 6th, 1861
At what point did North Carolina secede and leave? May 20th, 1861
In what year did Union and Confederate forces military draft reach it's highest amount of sign ups? 1863
In what year did confederate soldiers reach their lowest point in the military draft? 1865
What was the second cause of the civil war? Withdraw secession
What did the south declare they needed more of? States rights
What is it called when only the Federal government is in charge? Federal Supremecy
What comes from different sections? Sectionalism
What type of economy is based on an Agrarian-Based Economy? Agriculture based economy
What type of economy is based on an Industrial-Based Economy? Factory based economy
What were 3 major occupations in both the north and south? Farmers, mechanics, and laborers.
Name at least 3 of the states that most people went to in immigration patterns. Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Virginia Maine, New Hampshire, Delaware
What were 2 states that the least amount of people went to in immigration patterns? Minnesota and Wisconsin
Who was the President of the Confederacy? President Jefferson Davis
Who was the Vice President of the Confederacy? Vice President Alexander Stevens
What are three characteristics of the white house... 1.) Three stories 2.) 16 windows in the front 3.) Fancy molding
Who rode on white horses? People in the higher rank of the military
What was the name of the North's Civil War Strategy plan? "Anaconda Plan"
Who fought mostly on the offense during the Civil War? The North
Who fought mostly on the defense during the Civil War? The South
What was the original capital of the Confederate size? Montgomery, Alabama
Who was the oldest general in the American Civil War and how old was he? Winfield Scott= early 80's
What general was fired and rehired? George McClellan
How many battles were in the American Civil War? 400+ Battles
What were 3 reasons for the names of the battles in the American Civil War? 1.) Famous Historical Landmarks 2.) Towns and cities 3.) Bodies of water
What was the first battle and where did it take place? Fort Sumter in South Carolina
When was the Battle of the Bull Run? July 1861
What was the Battle of the Bull Run named after? A body of water
Who was the commander of the Union Army? Irvin McDowell
Who was the commander of the Confederate Army? P.G.T. Beauregard
What was the troop strength of the Union Army? 17,676
What was the troop strength of the Confederate Army? 18,053
How many people were killed from the Union Army? 460
How many people were killed from the Confederate Army? 387
How many people were wounded in the Union Army? 1124
How many people were wounded in the Confederate Army? 1582
How many people were captured in the Union Army? 1312
How many people were captured in the Confederate Army? 13
How many total losses were in the Union Army? 2896
How many total losses were in the Confederate Army? 1982
What is a person who is either killed or seriously wounded? Casualty
What does POW stand for? Prisoner of War
What does MIA stand for? Missing in action
What is another name for a foot soldier? Infantry
When was the battle of the Ironclads? March 1862
What are ironclads? Thick metal plates
What does USS stand for? United States Ships
Where was the battle of Hampton Roads? At sea
Who's ship was the Merrimac? (i.e. Confederate or Union) Union
Why were ships build out of wood at first? It was cheap and plentiful
What was the advantages of using ironclads? It could not break as easily, it would be dented.
What are rivets? Fasteners.
Who could buy their way out of military service? Wealthy people.
Where did the battle of Sharpsburg take place? Maryland
What is another name for the battle of Sharpsburg? Battle of Artietam
When did the battle of Sharpsburg take place? September 17, 1862
What was the battle of Sharpsburg known as? Bloodiest single day in the civil war
How many casualties came from the battle of Sharpsburg? 23,000
Where is the home to the Union or Northern Capital? Washinton D.C
Where is the southern or confederate captial? Richmond
What does emancipation mean? To set free
What is a proclamation? An official announcement
The Emancipation Proclamation set who free and where? Set the slaves free on southern or confederate lands.
What amendment freed slaves everywhere? Amendment XIII
What was one of the most famous colored regiments? 54th Massachusetts
What is a bounty? A payment for serving in the war.
Who was the white Col. commanding colored soldiers? Col. Robert Gould Shaw
What were nurses nicknamed? Angels of the American Civil War
Who founded the American Red Cross? Clara Barton
When did the Morrill Tariff Act take place? 1861
When did the Homestead Act Take place? 1862
When did the Legal Tender Act take place? 1862
When did the Morrill Land Grant Act take place? 1862
When did the Emancipation Proclamation take place? 1862
When did the Pacific Railway Act take place? 1863
When did the National Bank Act take place? 1863
What did the Morrill Land Grant Act protect land for? Colleges
Whoever won the battle of Vicksburg won...? The Mississippi River
When did the battle of Vicksburg take place? 1863
When did the battle of Gettysburg take place? 1863
Gettysburg was the first battle fought on what land? Northern land
What general had his men run down the hill to attack and charge the North? George Pickett
Who was the commander of the Union army during the battle of Gettysburg? George E. Meade
Who was the commander of the Confederate army during the battle of Gettysburg? Robert E. Lee
What was the troop strength of the Union army? 75,000
What was the troop strength of the Confederate army? 50,000
How many people were killed from the Union army? 3,155
How many people were killed from the Confederate army? 3,909
How many people were wounded in the Union army? 14,529
How many people were wounded in the Confederate army? 18,735
How many people were captured/ missing from the Union army? 5,365
How many people were captured/ missing from the Confederate army? 5,425
What were the total losses from the Union army? 23,049
What were the total losses from the Confederate army? 28,063
What were the 3 major places where immigrants came in? Ellis Island, Castle Garden, Angel Island
How much were white soldiers given for fighting in the army? (i.e. this is 10x as much as the blacks.) $302
In 1861 in what relation was the Union gains? (most/least) The least
What year had the second most Union losses? 1862
What year had the most gains for the union? 1865
When did Sherman's March to the Sea take place? 1864
Where did Sherman march to.... and where from? Covington, Georgia to Savannah, Georgia
Who was the 1864 election between? Abraham Lincoln and George Mclellan
Created by: 16kkress