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Unit 5 Civil War

Civil War

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Prior to the Civil War, the Abolitionist Movement was growing and led to a debate about the future of slavery. Which events supported a growth in the movement to free slaves? Publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin The Underground Railroad
Who led the raid on the United States Arsenal (Armory) at Harpers Ferry Virginia? John Brown
Why is John Brown important to Virginia history? He led a raid on the United States Armory at Harpers Ferry
What fears did Southerners have of strong tariffs on manufactured goods that contributed to the secession of the South? They feared price increases and Great Britain's possible boycotting of the cotton they raised.
"Ezekial Clay was the son of a pro-Union Kentucky legislator who left home and joined the Confederate army." This statement best reflects which of the following effects of the Civil War? Family members with opposing views
Most Southerners believed that states had freely created and joined the Union and could freely leave it. This belief caused what war in the United States? Civil War
Which book inspired those in the abolitionist movement to continue to fight slavery? Uncle Tom's Cabin
Lincoln had what specific point of view during the Civil War? It is essential to preserve the Union at all costs. Foreign governments should not interfere in America's Civil War.
What were the economical differences between the North and the South? North-Industrialization South-Agricultural
What were the slavery differences between the North and the South? North-for abolition of slavery South-against abolition of slavery
What were the population differences between the North and the South? North-addition of new free states South-addition of new slave states
These caused the conflicts that are the actual reasons that led to the Civil War? They differed because of economic structure, views on slavery and powers of the federal government versus state government.
Abolish-to end the observance or effect of This definition describes the wishes of what group of people on the issue of slavery? Abolitionists
Why did the issue of abolishing slavery create a division between the northern and southern states? The North felt slavery was morally wrong and the South felt it would destroy their economy.
Which battle was the turning point of the Civil War? Gettysburg
Which battle was the start of the Civil War? Fort Sumter
Place these events in chronological order... Battle of Gettysburg Election of Abraham Lincoln Confederate attack on Fort Sumter Emancipation Proclamation issued Election of Abraham Lincoln Confederate attack on Fort Sumter Emancipation Proclamation Battle of Gettysburg
Robert E Lee made his decision to fight for the Confederacy not because he believed in secession, but rather because... he could not fight against his own state and those that lived there
Which general surrendered at Appomattox Court House? Robert E Lee
Who was the Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War? Robert E Lee
What did Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis have in common? served as presidents of a divided nation
"A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently half slave and have free." What was the purpose of this statement made by Abraham Lincoln? the nation must unite and be willing to compromise
Where did Robert E Lee surrender to Ulysses S Grant? Appomattox
How did the North's physical environment change in order to support the Civil War? More factories were established
What was the leading cause of death among soldiers on both sides of the Civil War? disease and infection
What were some of the effects of the war on African American? Soldiers were paid less than white soldiers Soldiers fought in the Union Army Soldiers served in segregated units
Which events happened before the Emancipation Proclamation? Election of Abraham Lincoln Battle of Fort Sumter Battle of Antietam
Complete the military and political career of Jefferson Davis during the Civil War. Fought in the Mexican War--Served as Secretary of War--Tried to convince southern states to wait to secede-- _____________________________________. elected president of the Confederate States of America
A civil war is fought between two groups of people in the same country. TRUE
Slavery was one of the main causes of the Civil War. TRUE
20 states seceded the Union and created a new country called the Confederacy. FALSE 11 seceded from the Union
The South felt that they had to keep slavery in order to keep their way of life. TRUE
President Lincoln believed that all states needed to stay united as one nation just as the founding fathers of our country wanted. TRUE
The Battle of Gettysburg was the first official battle of the Civil War. FALSE Fort Sumter is considered the first Battle of the Civil War
President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation that demanded the slaves be given their freedom. TRUE
General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox Courthouse officially ending the Civil War. TRUE
This battle was considered the most bloody and had the most casualties of the Civil War. The Battle of Gettysburg
He was first and only President of the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis
He was the leader of the Union Army. Ulysses S Grant
He was the President of the United States during the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
He was asked to lead the Union Army but chose to lead the Confederate Army instead. Robert E Lee
He was a General for the Confederacy and praised because his troops could hold a strong line. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
He was a General for the Union Army and burned part of Atlanta and destroyed property on his march to Savannah. William T Sherman
He led the raid of a federal armory in the town of Harpers Ferry, hoping to cause an uprise amongst the slaves by giving them weapons. John Brown
Wrote the book Uncle Tom’s Cabin was given partial credit for starting the Civil War. Harriet Beecher Stowe
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