5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Ft. Sumter
- Identify Emancipation Proclamation.(422)
- Jefferson Davis
- a 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.
- b Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War
- c 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.
- d compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces
- e Chosen as Confederate President
5 Multiple choice questions
- Sherman used a tactic known as forage. This was used by striking into the enemy territory and to forage, or live off the land. Sherman continued to cause a path of destruction of cities, land and property where ever he went leaving the area a wasteland. This weakened enemy forces and moral.
- court house famous as the site of the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant
- The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
- Advantages of the North: the Union's three-pronged military strategy; Superior resources; twice the population Advantages of the South: Better army because of strong military tradition; resources provided by Europe
- The Union troops forced Lee's troops to retreat, but they lost too many people and were damaged to pursue Lee and finish him. Lincoln was not completely happy with the Union army's actions.
5 True/False questions
Habeas corpus → A battle about 30 miles from Washington, D.C., when 30,000 Northern troops fought a smaller Confederate force near a stream called Bull Run. Indication of war and the travesty of war. People thought they could have a "picnic" and watch the battle.
In this battle, technology aids the South (telegraph for more troops brought by train).
Green Backs → in the presidential election of 1964 (Lincoln's re-election), the Republican party temporarily changed its name to the Union party to attract Democrats who supported the war.
John Wilkes Booth → a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
State why the Battle of Gettysburg was so significant.(422) → Advantages of the North: the Union's three-pronged military strategy; Superior resources; twice the population Advantages of the South: Better army because of strong military tradition; resources provided by Europe
Andrew Johnson → After the war, worked to identify thousands of soldiers who had perished at the Andersonville prison camp; founded the American Red Cross.