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Unit 11

Civil War

Who was President of the United States during the Civil War? Abraham Lincoln
What did the Emancipation Proclamation say about freeing slaves? Slaves in rebelling states should be freed
What happened 5 days after the Civil War? Lincoln was assassinated
Which southern General received his nickname at the Battle of Bull Run for standing tough? "Stonewall" Jackson
During what years was the Civil War fought? 1861-1865
What was the first battle of the Civil War? Fort Sumter
When was the Emancipation Proclamation issued? January 1, 1863; after the battle of Antietam
Name two well known Confederate Generals. Robert E. Lee, "Stonewall" Jackson
Which Civil War battle was the bloodiest? Gettysburg
Which Civil War battle is known as "the bloodiest day in American history"? Antietam
Who was the General of the Confederate army that surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox Court House, ending the Civil War? Robert E. Lee
Who was awarded the Medal of Honor? William Carney and Phillip Bazaar
Which speech of Lincoln's called for the nation to look past the destruction, come together as a Union, and remember what they have in common? Gettysburg Address
What was Lincoln's main goal during the Civil War? To keep the Union intact
Where did the Civil War end? Appomattox Court House, VA
Which battle gave the Union control of the Mississippi River? Vicksburg
What is the turning point of the Civil War? Gettysburg
Which event was a show of "total war" when the Union destroyed most of Georgia? Sherman's March to the Sea
Who was the President of the Confederate States of America? Jefferson Davis
Who was appointed General of all Union forces in November 1863? Ulysses S. Grant
What was the Confederacy's biggest advantage during the Civil War? Outstanding military leadership
Created by: Ms. Mckenzie