5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Jefferson Davis
- Radical Republicans
- Gettysburg Address
- Emancipation Proclamation
- Ku Klux Klan
- a founded in the 1860s in the south; meant to control newly freed slaves through threats and violence
- b These were a small group of people in 1865 who supported black suffrage. They were led by Senator Charles Sumner and Congressman Thaddeus Stevens. They supported the abolition of slavery and a demanding reconstruction policy during the war and after.
- c President of Confederacy
- d Lincoln issued it and freed all the slaves in the Confederate states, but slaves in Border States loyal to the Union remained enslaved. It only applied to states in rebellion (Confederate states). It led to slaves rebelling and joining the Union army and increased sympathy from Europe.
- e a 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg
captured the spirit of liberty and morality ideally held by citizens of a democracy
5 Multiple choice questions
- a group of northern Democrats who opposed abolition and sympathized with the South during the Civil War
- Declares that all persons born in the U.S. are citizens and are guaranteed equal protection of the laws
- the site of surrender of the Confederate general Lee to Union general Grant in April 1865, marking the end of the Civil War, his surrender prevent several more years of guerilla war, Grant was lenient- the idea of reconciliation not vengeance, the south could keep its horses and the generals could keep their guns
- Union strategy
• Split the Confederacy in two by capturing the Mississippi River
• Blockade Confederate ports
- Forestalled the Civil War by instating the Fugitive Slave Act , banning slave trade in DC, admitting California as a free state, splitting up the Texas territory, and instating popular sovereignty in the Mexican Cession
5 True/False questions
Tenure of Office Act → Independent nation of Texas, which lasted from 1836 until 1848, when Texas was annexed to the United States
Popular Sovereignty → Slave states--Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri--that remained loyal to the Union; the secession of these states would have considerably strengthened the South.
Manifest Destiny → a policy of imperialism rationalized as inevitable (as if granted by God)
especially prevalent during 1840s
Nat Turner's Insurrection → 1831 - Slave uprising. A group of 60 slaves led by Nat Turner; who believed he was a divine instrument sent to free his people; killed almost 60 Whites in South Hampton; Virginia. This let to a sensational manhunt in which 100 Blacks were killed. As a result; slave states strengthened measures against slaves and became more united in their support of fugitive slave laws.
Wilmot Proviso → Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves