5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- George McClellan
- John Wilkes Booth
- a a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
- b pg. 419 Union troops and the Confederates battled on July 3 of 1862. After 3 days of war, Union troops were more than 23,000 and more than 28,000 for the Confederates. On July 4, Lee retreated to Virginia.
- c Union general who put together a force of soldiers called the Army of the Potomac, after the previous disaster of Bull Run
- d Commander of the Union Navy, led 20/24 ships successfully past several forts into the port of New Orleans, where it surrendered without a shot.
- e compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a form of military rule that includes suspending Bill of Rights guarantees
- Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War
- Chosen as Confederate President
- Opposed Lincoln's view that the war was only to preserve the Union and his refusal to make the end of slavery a goal of the war.
- Emancipation Proclamation An official public announcement made by Lincoln on September 22, 1862, to free the slaves of the Confederacy, which made this conflict a war against slavery.
5 True/False Questions
Vicksburg → Union forces, led by General Ulysses S. Grant, reached Jackson, the capital of Mississippi. They then turned and fought their way to Vicksburg. Grant then laid siege to Vicksburg. Conditions were harsh: they starved and ate horses, mules, and dogs. July 4, 1863, Vicksburg surrenders.
Robert E. Lee → a form of military rule that includes suspending Bill of Rights guarantees
Antietam → McClellan found a copy of Lee's plans and realized that the Confederate forces were divided and he could destroy Lee's army. McClellan attacked Lee at Antietam Creek in 1862. He forced Lee to retreat back into Virginia but his army was too damaged to pursue Lee and finish him.
Battle of New Orleans → During the night, David Farragut led 20/24 ships successfully past several forts into the port of New Orleans, where it surrendered without a shot.
Explain how women supported the war effort behind the lines.(429) → Women would help on farms and handle chores. Many Women worked as government clerks and factory workers—including dangerous work in factories and making weapons and ammunition for soldiers. Some women also went with armies in the field, cooking, sewing, and washing.