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American History

Copperheads Northern Democrats who sympathized with the South did not actively interfere with the war efforts.
Emancipation Proclamation freeing all slaves in all portions in United States, not then under Union control.
Total War Destroying everything in the way.
War of Attrition to continue fighting until the South ran out of men, supplies, and the will to fight.
Amnesty This gives full pardon to all southerns- expect high ranking Confederate leaders and a few others.
Black Codes Aimed to prevent African Americans from achieving social, political, and economic equality with southern whites.
Carpetbaggers Northern republicans, who went to the South to benefit from Reconstruction
Sharecroppers A farmer worked a parcel of land in return for a share of crops, a cabin, seed, tools, and a mule.
Compromise of 1877 If Hayes won, then union soldiers would be pulled out of the South.
Reconstruction acts Rebuilding the former Confederate states and reuniting the nation.
What killed more soldiers in the civil war than battle? Diseases.
What is the Anaconda Plan? A naval blockade that was going to stop all of the supplies coming in from foreign countries. It was going to squeeze the life out of the South just like an anaconda.
What were Northerners called who sympathized with the South called? Copperheads
What were the Jim Crow Laws? Laws that made segregation.
What is the Crittenden Compromise? Senator John J. Crittenden of Kentucky had given the idea that if we were to draw a line a crossed the west through the rest of the territory, North of the line is slavery free and below the line(South) has slavery. He did that to preserve the Union.
What was the outcome of Plessy v Ferguson? Made segregation illegal.
Who were the South relying on to help in the Civil War? ( 2 Countries in Europe) France and Great Britain.
Who led the South in the Battle of Shiloh? General Grant.
What kind of ruler was George McClellan? (Reluctant or Brave) Reluctant.
What year did Congress allow African Americans to fight in the War? 1863
What stated that any slave living in a rebelling state was free? emancipation proclamation
What was the 54th Massachusetts infantry? A group of all African American, fighting for the Union.
Where did the South surrender? Appomattox court house.
What is Reconstruction? Rebuilding something that is broken.
Who killed Abraham Lincoln? John Wilkes Booth.
What did the 13th Amendment do? Abolish slavery.
Created by: Joe Montez