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Unit 1 study guide

QuestionAnswer
Copperheads they were Democrats in the Northern United States of the Union who did not the American Civil War.
Emancipation Proclamation it was a presidential proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.
Total War war that is unrestricted in terms of the weapons
War of Attrition a military strategy in which one side tries to cause so many losses of soldiers until they surrender.
Amnesty an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offenses.
Black Codes they were laws passed by Democrat-controlled Southern states in 1865 and 1866, after the Civil War.
Carpetbaggers a political candidate who seeks election in an area where they have no local connections.
Sharecroppers a tenant farmer who gives a part of each crop as payment.
Compromise of 1877 The Compromise of 1877 was a unwritten deal that settled the intensity of the 1876 U.S. presidential election
Reconstruction acts process of rebuilding the Southern states
What killed more soldiers in the civil war than battle? disease
What is the Anaconda Plan? a plan of the union to surround the Confederates so no equipment can come in the confederate states
What were Northerners called who sympathized with the South called? They were called Copperheads
What were the Jim Crow Laws? any laws that enforced racial segregation
What is the Crittenden Compromise? was a proposal introduced by United States Senator John J. Crittenden but it was unsuccessful
What was the outcome of Plessy v Ferguson? kept African Americans and whites segreated.
Who were the South relying on to help in the Civil War? ( 2 Countries in Europe) Great Britian and France
Who led the South in the Battle of Shiloh? General Beauregard and General Johnston
What kind of ruler was George McClellon? (Reluctant or Brave) Reluctant
What year did Congress allow African Americans to fight in the War? 1862
What stated that any slave living in a rebelling state was free? The Emancipation Proclamation
What was the 54th Massachusetts infantry? Was made up of African Americans
Where did the South surrender? Appomattox courthouse
What is Reconstruction? Rebuilding the South
Who killed Abraham Lincoln? John Wilkes Booth
What did the 13th Amendment do? Previous Abolished (ended) slavery
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