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Civil War

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Who did the work on the plantations? Slaves
Where did many slaves who came to the south come from? Africa and the West Indies
What type of jobs did slaves have? field hands, house servents, blacksmiths, brick masons
What were slaves not allowed to do according to the slave codes? learn to read or write
What invention caused an increased need for slaves? cotton gin
Who invented the cotton gin? Eli Whitney
People who believed slavery was wrong were called _________. abolitionists
What state was the first to secede from the Union? South Carolina
What country did the southern states who seceded create? The Confederate States of America
The south believed in states' rights. What is that? the right to make their own decisions and laws
Where did the Civil WAr start? Fort Sumter
Who was elected predident of the Union in 1860? Abraham Lincoln
Who was elected president of the Confederacy? Jefferson Davis
Why did Lincoln order the blockade of Charleston? to keep the south from getting supplies
How did women help in the war? working in hospitals, cooking, spies
Which side did free black soldiers fight for? Union
Why did the Union take over Port Royal? to get a base in the South where it could soldiers and supplies
Before the Civil War people were divided over the issues of tariffs and _________? slavery
Why did the South not like Abraham Lincoln? they thought he would end slavery
What state was the first to secede? South Carolina
What does secede mean? to separate from
Why did Sherman plan his march through South Carolina? to end the war by destroying the south's ability to fight
Who won the Civil War? the Union
What famous submarine sank during the war after sinking an enemy ship to stop the blockade? H. L. Hunley
Created by: kharrelson