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Civil War

Civil War Review

Fort Sumter This event marked the beginning of the Civil War.
Gettyburg Battle of the Civil War that was fought in Pennsylvania and was considered the turning point of the war.
Lincoln's goal at the beginning of the war Keep the Union together
General Sherman Union General, led the Atlanta campaign, believed in Total War strategy.
March to the Sea A campaign led by Sherman that destroyed a path from Atlanta to the sea (Savannah) to destroy the South.
Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia General Lee surrendered to General Grant
Reason the South suffered more destruction during the Civil War Most of the fighting took place in the South.
Ways the North was affected by the Civil War manufacturing and industry thrived, North grew stronger, many soldiers lost lives
Way the South was affected by the Civil War the South lost is main source of labor, many farms, railroads, and livestock were destroyed, the Confederacy was left powerless and caused to fall
Reason Southern states seceded from the Union They believed states' rights were more important than Federal rights.
Atlanta Campaign Atlanta was burned and destroyed after the Confederate Army surrendered.
Total War destroying railroads, burning farms and homes, stealing cattle
The Emancipation Proclamation Freed all of the slaves in the Confederate states
The Union States and territories that remained loyal to the United States and the North
The Battle of Vickburg Allowed the Union to gain control of the Mississippi River
The Northern Economy Industrial
The Southern Economy Agricultural
Robert E. Lee Confederate Army Commander
Ulysses S. Grant Union Army Commander
Jefferson Davis President of the Confederacy
Clara Barton Angel of the Battlefield, founder of the American Red Cross
Thomas Jackson Confederate General who stood with his soldiers like a stone wall at the Battle of Bull Run.
Harriett Tubman Conductor of the "Underground Railroad"
Abraham Lincoln President of the Union
Harriett Beecher Stowe Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
Created by: JillMiner



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