This battle was the bloodiest single-day battle in U.S. history
Confederate general earned his nickname by holding up well in stressful battle conditions
President Davis decided that the war should begin here
Union general who spent more time preparing for battle (Potomac) and less time leading the army INTO battle
Bloody battle, in which Confederate forces took Union forces by surprise
Battle of Shiloh
This is called for a 3 part assault on the Confederacy
Union general earned his nickname by being a stubborn negotiator
Battle-Confederate victory and retreat of Union soldiers and picnickers
Union admiral who helped the Union to achieve its goal of cutting the Confederacy in 2
Confederate general known for his determination and unusual tactics
Robert E. Lee
Writ of habeas corpus is a court order that requires
arrested people but were allowed a fair trial
1863... riot breaks out among lower-class New York City workers ... why?
There was the draft of the Conscription
During the war, what powers of the federal government were expanded?
What was a copperhead?
a northern democrat who supported peace with the south
Some Northern states paid bounties to _____? Why?
Volunteers because they needed more people
Why did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?
to give the war more of a moral cause
Confederate troops shot to death more than 200 African American prisoners - at __________?
What caused mob actions in the South?
Why was the U.S. Sanitary Commission set up?
to improve hygenic condition and to train nurses
In 1863, who instituted the 1st income tax?
Lincoln, Union, Federal Government
What was considered the worst Confederate prison camp?
Who was known as "angel of the battlefield"?
Clara Barton (Union nurse)
Where was the final surrender of the Confederate Army?
With the fall of Port Hudson and the city _______________ did the Union finally achieve its goal of cutting the Confederacy in 2 parts?
Where did the Confederacy win an important battle, but lose a great general? Who was the general?
This 3 day battle is considered the turning point of the Civil War?
Battle of Gettysburg
Which general surrendered on April 9, 1865?
This helped Americans in the Union to realize that the US was a single nation
His march across Georgia created a wide path of destruction
Who promised Lincoln, "Whatever happens, there is no turning back!"
The Civil War drastically did___________to the federal government's power
Which amendment abolished slavery?
Before the war, who held 30% of the national wealth
What were the Monitor and Merrimack
Union and confederate ironclad warships
John Wilkes Booth shot President Lincoln before or after Lee surrendered to Grant
What play was Lincoln watching when he got shot?
"Our American Cousin"
What was the capital of the Confederacy?
Total restriction of exports