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Civil War

abolitionists People who wanted to end slavery
Civil War Fighting among people who live in the same country
blockade To block the movement of troops and supplies
Anaconda Plan The Union's plan or strategy to defeat the South
Emancipation Proclamation A document that freed slaves in the South
Reconstruction Lincoln's plan for rebuilding the South
segregation The separation of people based on race
black codes Laws that restricted the rights of African Americans
Freedmen's Bureau An agency set up to help former slaves after the Civil War
Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate States of America
Ulysses S. Grant The general in charge of the Union Army at the end of the war
Robert E. Lee Confederate general who surrendered to Grant
Andrew Johnson The man who became president after Lincoln's death
Appomattox Court House The town where Lee surrendered to Grant
Battle of Gettysburg The turning point battle of the Civil War
Fort Sumter The first shots of the Civil War were fought here
Battle of Vicksburg The battle that gave the Union control of the Mississippi River
Bull Run The first major battle of the Civil War
Abraham Lincoln President of the United States during the Civil War.
Created by: LorieFinstad