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Unit 5 Test

Road to Civil War & Civil War

QuestionAnswer
Fort Sumter . Confederate Win 1st battle of Civil War
Bull Run . Realized the war would not be short
Monitor v. Merrimack . Tie 1st battle of ironclad ships
Antietam . Union Victory Bloodiest Single Day of the Civil War After this victory Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation
Gettysburg . Union Victory Turning Point of Civil War
Sherman's March to the Sea . Total War Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga destroyed crops, railroad tracks, and lived off the land
Emancipation Proclamation . issued by Abraham Lincoln Jan. 1. 1863 freed slaves in all states in rebellion against the union
13th Amendment . abolished slavery
Sherman's March to Sea Purpose . Destroyed the South's will to fight
Appomattox Courthouse . location of where General Lee surrendered to General Grant
What was the purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation? . Free slaves in the Confederacy
Where did Lee surrender to Grant? . Appomattox Court House, Virginia
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War was . Antietam
The president of the Union was . Abraham Lincoln
Confederate soldiers were also called . Rebels
Which of the following was a strategy for the North? . blockade ports & gain control of MS River
What state was admitted to the Union in 1863? . West Virginia
Lincoln’s main goal at the beginning of the war was to . reunite the country
What event started the Civil War? . Fort Sumter
The capital of the Confederacy was . Richmond, Virginia
What was the Fugitive Slave Act? . Required anyone who found a runaway slave to return them to their master. If you didn’t do this you could be fined or imprisoned.
What theory did Stephen Douglas believe should decide the issue of slavery? . Popular Sovereignty
What was the ruling in the Dred Scott Case? . Slaves weren’t citizen, they were considered property
What was the name of the newly formed southern government? . Confederate States of America
How did the Southern states justify leaving the Union? . States Rights
Who did the Confederates elect as their President after leaving the Union? . Jefferson Davis
What event started the Civil War? . Shelling at Fort Sumter
How did Illinois Senate election help Abraham Lincoln? . gained a national reputation
Who was John Brown? . Abolitionist who lead attacks in Kansas and at Harper's Ferry, Virginia
Why was John Brown Raid important? . Showed the tension between the North and the South.
Why did the Southern states leave the Union? . Election of Lincoln
Who won the Presidential Election of 1860? . Abraham Lincoln 16th President
Who was the first state to secede? . South Carolina
What was Lincoln's view of slavery? . He believed it was morally wrong and that it should not spread into new territories
What happened in Kansas that it got the name " Bleeding Kansas?" . Proslavery and Antislavery forces fought over whether the state should be free or slavery
What issue caused tension throughout the nation the 1850's? . Whether slavery should be allowed to spread West or if it should be gotten rid of.
Created by: kguilmino225