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  1. Ulysses S. Grant
  2. secession
  3. Gettysburg Address
  4. Kansas Nebraska Act
  5. Battle of Gettysburg
  1. a 1863, this three day battle was the bloodiest of the entire Civil War, ended in a Union victory, and is considered the turning point of the war
  2. b Union military commander who won victories when others had failed and defeated Lee
  3. c speech 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, key ideas were liberty, equality, and democratic ideas; purpose of war was to portect those ideas
  4. d This Act set up Kansas and Nebraska as states. Each state would use popular sovereignty to decide what to do about slavery. People who were proslavery and antislavery moved to Kansas to try to make it either free or slave.
  5. e formal separation from an alliance or federation, the withdrawal of eleven Southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the presidential election of 1860 was won by Abraham Lincoln, the republican candidate. He won no southern states, which angered the South sparking states to seceed from the Union.
  2. April 1865., the Virginia town where Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in 1865, ending the Civil War
  3. General of the Confederates (South)
  4. sequence of violent events involving Free-Staters (anti-slavery) and pro-slavery "Border Ruffians" elements that took place in Kansas Territory and the western frontier towns of the U.S. state of Missouri between roughly 1854 and 1858 attempting to influence whether Kansas would enter the Union as a free or slave state
  5. a novel published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 which portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral

5 True/False questions

  1. Harper's Ferry1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves


  2. Abraham LincolnU.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".


  3. Confederate States of AmericaLaw that provided for harsh treatment for escaped slaves and for those who helped them


  4. total warType of war in which an army destroys its opponent's ability to fight by attacking civilian and economic, as well as military, targets.


  5. turning pointa moment in history that marks a decisive change, change of who is winning the war


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