5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Richmond, VA
- Explain Lincoln's timing in issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.(422)
- a 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.
- b 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.
- c 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.
- d The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The Battle of Gettysburg was significant because after 28,000 confederate men are killed, Lee decides to retreat. In turn, the Union army intended to pursue Lee. The Union only lost 23,000 men.
- a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
- 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.
- commander of the Confederate army
- Northern general who was put in charge after no other generals could defeat Lee. He marched into Virginia, set fire to Atlanta and destroyed Richmond.
5 True/False Questions
Bull Run → 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.
List three consequences of the attack on Fort Sumter. (416) → a. Stirred nationalism in the North, (Lincoln requested 75,000 volunteers and got more than could equipped or trained) b. The idea of war caused four more states to secede. This left D.C vulnerable. C. Riots in Baltimore occurred after the attack
Summarize the advantages of the North and South.(429) → 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
George McClellan → Northern general who was put in charge after no other generals could defeat Lee. He marched into Virginia, set fire to Atlanta and destroyed Richmond.
Habeas corpus → 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.