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Civil War

QuestionAnswer
Copperheads Northern Democrats who questioned Lincoln--he jailed many suspending the writ of Habeas Corpus
Total War Type of warfare used by Sherman in his March to the Sea. Destroying everything that supports the enemy
Conscription Draft used in the North and South after 1863
New York Riots Draft riots targeting African Americans in July 1863
Border States Slave states that remained loyal to the Union. Kentucky, Missouri, Maryland, Delaware and West Virginia
Why was Kentucky an important border state? Access to the Ohio river
Why was Maryland an important border state? Gave the Union access to Washington DC
Two events that happened on July 4, 1863? Vicksburg surrendered and Lee left Gettysburg defeated
Anaconda Play Northern strategy to take the Mississippi river and blockade the south, surrounding it.
King Cotton Southern strategy to fight a defensive war and hope for foreign help
Battles fought by Lee Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg
Battles fought by Grant Shiloh and Vicksburg
Battles fought by McClellan Antietam
Battles fought by Burnside Fredericksburg
Battles fought by Hooker Chancellorsville
Battles fought by Meade Gettysburg
Battle where Stonewall Jackson died Chancellorsville
Lee's greatest victory Chancellorsville
The Union's biggest defeat Fredericksburg
The bloodiest day of fighting Antietam
The bloodiest battle Gettysburg
The battle that marked the turning point of the war Gettysburg
The battle that completed the Anaconda plan Vicksburg
The first battle of the war Bull Run
The battle that gave Stonewall Jackson his nickname Bull Run
Advantages for the North Industry, population, railroads, navy
Advantages for the South Fighting on Homeground, motivation GOOD GENERALS
Two times Lee went on the offensive, attacking the North Antietam and Gettysburg
Emancipation Proclamation Jan 1, 1863, Frees slaves ONLY in Confederacy, makes war about slavery, blacks can now join the army
Where and when did Lee surrender? Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865
Effects of the war on the North increased industry, RR, colleges, Homestead Acts, income tax, paper money
Effect of the war on the South End of Slavery, devastated economy, destruction of RR, farms, industry
Created by: Kelly.richmond