the Election of 1864

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Lincoln's new party name: ____

National Union Party

Who was Lincoln's 2nd vice pres?

Andrew Johnson

________: created in May 1864, in which President Lincoln, a Republican, was running for re-election

National Union Party

____ wanted to punish the South for Slavery and secession

Radical Republicans

Radical Repubs. thought Lincoln was ____, and nominated ____

incompetent; their own candidate

Two types of democrats: ___ democrats (coppperheads) and ___ democrats

peace; war

____: northern Dems who opposed Lincoln and the War

copperheads

___ Democrats supported the war and wished to separate themselves from the ____

war; copperheads

copperheads and war democrats were both in the ___

north

National Union Party: repubs. loyal to Lincoln created a new name for their party in order to accommodate _____ who supported the war

war Democrats

Lincoln dropped his first vice pres, ___, a ____, and chose ____, a ____ to replace him as a running mate

Hannibal Hamlin; radical republican; Andrew Johnson, war democrat

_____ opposed secession and was the only senator from the Confederate states to remain ___ after secession

Andrew Johnson; in Congress

the National Unionists hoped that the new party and the Lincoln/Johnson ticket would stress the ___ character of the war and extend a potential olive branch to the south

national

By election time, General _____ closed in on _____ and General _____ was pushing ____ into the outer defenses of _____ (city)

Sherman; Atlanta; Grant; Lee; Richmond

As the 1864 election neared, it became obvious that a ____ victory was inevitable

Union military

the ____ ticket ran with the slogan "Don't change horses in the middle of stream"

Lincoln/Johnson

Democrats: pres. candidate and vice pres. candidate

McClellan; Pendleton

in 1864 election, ___ party split into two factions

democratic

the ____ democrats wanted a negotiated peace at any cost, without securing the Union

peace democrats (copperheads)

the ___ democrats supported Lincoln and full restoration of the Union

war

General George B. McClellan was one of Lincoln's former ____

commanders

everyone thought ___ would win

McClellan

After ____ (battle), it was clear the South could no longer win the war

Gettysburg

After Gettysburg, peace democrats proposed a negotiated peace that would allow for ____ victory

Union

Peace democrats thought a negotiated peace was the best course of action because an armistice (truce) could finish ___ without finishing off ___

the war; the South

Peace democrats declared ___ to be a failure and favored a _____ to hostilities

the war; immediate end

since Democrats were divided by issues of war and peace, they sought a ___ candidate who could unify the party

strong

the Democrats' compromise was to nominate ___-war General McClellan for president and ___-war Representative George H. Pendleton for vice president

pro; anti

the Democratic Convention that year ended up adopting a ___ platform, a platform that McClellan _____

peace; rejected

McClellan supported ___ of the war and restoration of ____

continuation; Union

the Democrats' party platform, written by a Copperhead and touting a _____, contradicted McClellan's personal POV

Union with slavery

with the war still raging, the idea of "peace at any cost" offered by the ____ looked ___ to many; it was thought ___ would win

copperheads; desirable; McClellan

Election of 1864: ____ military victories leading up to the election and a renewed support for ___ in the ___ changed everything

Union; Lincoln; North

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