5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Jonathan King
- State why the Battle of Gettysburg was so significant.(422)
- Green Backs
- Identify Emancipation Proclamation.(422)
- George McClellan
- a Like, super cool.
- b 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.
- c a piece of U.S. paper money first issued by the North during the Civil War
- d 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.
- e Union general who put together a force of soldiers called the Army of the Potomac, after the previous disaster of Bull Run
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- advancing instead of retreating after every loss and attacking Lee in bloody battles. Grant knew he could replace his losses while his enemy could not. Superior numbers & a war of attrition.
- After the war, worked to identify thousands of soldiers who had perished at the Andersonville prison camp; founded the American Red Cross.
- 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
- 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
5 True/False Questions
Conscription → After the war, worked to identify thousands of soldiers who had perished at the Andersonville prison camp; founded the American Red Cross.
Richmond, VA → The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
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.
John Wilkes Booth → a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
Union Party → war on all aspects of the enemy's life