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US HIST 16

US Civil War review

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The battle that was the turning point in the Civil War for the Union. Gettysburg
A policy made by Abraham Lincoln that freed slaves during the Civil War in hopes they would help the Union Emancipation Proclamation
The first shots of the Civil War Fort Sumter
The battle that made it clear that the Civil War would NOT be short. First Battle of Bull Run
This person performed on the battlefield and formed the future American Red Cross Clara Barton
The place where Confederate troops surrendered to the Union army Appomatox Courthouse
The military commander for the Union and later president Ulysses S. Grant
The military commander for the Confederate States Robert E. Lee
The Confederate States of America South
The Union North
A naval battle that ended in a draw because of the new ironclad ships Hampton Road/ Monitor and Merimack
Confederate victory even though they had fewer troops than the Union Battle of Chancellorville
This victory allowed the Union to control the southern half of the Mississippi and divide the Confederacy. Battle of New Orleans
Ships heavily armored with metal that made wooden ships outdated Ironclads
The South's hope to get help from Great Britain in the Civil War cotton diplomacy
A war strategy of destroying everything, including civilians' things in a place total war
Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland and Missouri, who had slaves, but sided with the Union border states
The 3-month campaign in which the Union destroyed everything in their path from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia Sherman's March to the Sea
Bloodiest SINGLE DAY battle in the Civil War. Battle of Antietam
The location where most of the damage and fighting happened Confederate States of America
The capital of the Confederate States of America Richmond, Virginia
The side with the most industry, railroads and largest population Union
Reason the fighting was so close for so long the Southerners were protecting their homes
new communication that allowed Lincoln to direct the fighting from Washington DC telegraph
After stopping all food into this place, the Union victory that gave the United States full control of ALL of the Mississippi Battle of Vicksburg
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