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  1. Jefferson Davis
  2. Battle of Vicksburg
  3. Presidential Election of 1860
  4. sectionalism
  5. Ulysses S. Grant
  1. a Union military commander who won victories when others had failed and defeated Lee
  2. b 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.
  3. c loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole
  4. d 1863, Union gains control of Mississippi, confederacy split in two, Grant takes lead of Union armies, total war begins
  5. e an American statesman and politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a novel published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 which portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral
  2. General of the Confederates (South)
  3. California is free, Fugitive Slave Act passed, popular soverignity used in Utah and New Mexico territories to settle the issue of slavery
  4. U.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".
  5. 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 True/False Questions

  1. Bleeding Kansassequence 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


  2. Emancipation ProclamationSeptember 22, 1862 - Lincoln freed all slaves in the states that had seceded, after the Northern victory at the Battle of Antietam. Lincoln had no power to enforce the law. Allows the U.S. to get foreign aid


  3. Fugitive Slave ActLaw 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. Missouri Compromiseloyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole


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