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Chapter 15 & 16
|Causes of the War
|Taxes. Public Lands. States' Rights. Slavery.
|found mostly in the southern states "mostly common people"
|Found mostly in the Northern states "mostly rich people"--aginst slavery/ lincoln was the first republican president.
|The civil war
|began on April 12, 1861 and ended on April 9, 1865
|ordinance of secession
|on january 28th 1861 Texas secceded from the U.S./ we were the 7th state to seccede out 11/ Lamar county voted aginst secession
|The first capitol of the confederacy - later on the capitol was moved to Richmond, Virginia
|was the first and last president of the Confederacy
|was elected president in 1860/ he was the first Republican president
|Houston was removed from office (governer) in 1861 because he refused to take the oath of allegiance to the confederacy
|the rebels fired on Ft. Sumter at Charleston, South Caolina on April 12, 1861--- the war begins
|Conscription act of 1862
|both the North and South drafted soldiers/ you could hire a substitute/ all able bodied men were required to serve.
|James W. Throckmorton
|a unionist who later became a rebel general and was elected governer after the war/// The union Congressmen removed him from office
|The North's Plan for winning the war
|1. Capture the mississippi and cut the south in half 2. capture Richmond "the rebel capitol" 3. Blockade the southern coast
|Albert S. Johnston
|the rebel commander of the army of Tennessee/ he was killed at the battle of Shilohin 1862 *important general*
|(texan) the first african american to get a medal of honor
|a tejano who helped the rebels stop a union advance up the Rio Grande and helped re-capture Galveston later on