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Copperheads a group of northern Democrats who opposed abolition and sympathized with the South during the Civil War
Emancipation Proclamation The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
Total War a war that is unrestricted in terms of the weapons used, the territory or combatants involved.
War of Attrition a prolonged war or period of conflict during which each side seeks to gradually wear out the other by a series of small-scale actions.
Amnesty an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offenses.
Black Codes were laws passed by Southern states in 1865 and 1866, after the Civil War.
Carpetbaggers a person from the northern states who went to the South after the Civil War to profit from the Reconstruction.
Sharecroppers a tenant farmer who gives a part of each crop as rent.
Compromise of 1877 settled the presidential election contest between Rutherford Hayes and Samuel Tilden. Hayes waspresident in exchange for the removal of troops from the South
Reconstruction acts Of 1867 laid out the process for readmitting Southern states into the Union
What killed more soldiers in the civil war than battle? Diseases, yellow fever and sometimes even colds because they were weak from traveling.
What is the Anaconda Plan? Was A military strategy proposed by Union General Winfield Scott early in the American Civil War.
What were Northerners called who sympathized with the South called? They were called scalawags.
What were the Jim Crow Laws? beginning in the 1880s, that legalized segregation between blacks and whites.
What is the Crittenden Compromise? Was an unsuccessful proposal introduced by United States Senator John J.
What kind of ruler was George McClellan? He was a brave leader of the south.
What year did Congress allow African Americans to fight in the War? Civil War history shows that the North made ready and effective use of Negros and freedmen only began serving the Confederate Army in 1865.
What stated that any slave living in a rebelling state was free? The 13th Amendment.
What was the 54th Massachusetts infantry? It was the regiment was one of the first official African-American units in the United States during the Civil War.
Where did the South surrender? On April 9, 1865 Robert E. Lee, commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, surrendered his beleaguered to Ulysses S. Grant.
What is Reconstruction? It was the rebuliding of southern states after the civil war
Who killed Abraham Lincoln? John Wilkes Booth
What did the 13th Amendment do? It abolished slavery in some of the southern states
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