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  1. Appomattox
  2. Robert E. Lee
  3. John Wilkes Booth
  4. Clara Barton
  5. Habeas corpus
  1. a court house famous as the site of the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant
  2. b After the war, worked to identify thousands of soldiers who had perished at the Andersonville prison camp; founded the American Red Cross.
  3. c commander of the Confederate army
  4. d a writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court, esp. to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention.
  5. e a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Vice President under Lincoln. Took office after Lincoln's assassination.
  2. 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.
  3. in May 1863, Virginia, Lee smashed General Joe Hooker, who lost 17,000 men to an army half the size of his.
  4. Chosen as Confederate President
  5. The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march

5 True/False Questions

  1. Explain Lincoln's timing in issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.(422)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.


  2. Explain the strategy the Grant adopted to defeat the Confederacy.(435)Unions three pronged strategy - capture the Mississippi River. 2.Blockade the southern ports. 3. Capture Richmond virginia. Southern strategy - kept and used a strong army


  3. U.S. Sanitary CommissionThe Union feared attack on SF, poured large amounts of money for defense. Confederacy had too limited resources, were never able to attack.


  4. State what factors caused Lincoln to change his war goals to include freeing the enslaved persons.(429)increasing pressure from abolitionists and Radical Republicans to turn the war into a crusade against slave so as to destroy an institution that violated human principles of freedom and dignity. He also realized no European government would defend the South in a war to abolish slavery.


  5. Green Backsa piece of U.S. paper money first issued by the North during the Civil War


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