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APUS chapter 15
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In Ex Parte Merryman, Chief Justice ____ of the Supreme Court ruled that if the publics safety was endangered, only congress had the right to suspend the writ of habeas corpus
Winfield Scott, the union commanding general at the beginning of the civil war, favored a cautious, long term strategy known as the ____
The early struggle of the civil war in the east focused on the capture of ____ , the confederacy's capital and one of the south's most important railroad, industrial, and , munitions centers
Merrimack or the Virginia
Originally a U.S. Warship, which sank as the federal navy abandoned the Norfolk navy yard, the confederates raised the ____ and covered it with heavy armor.
Immigrant workers in eastern cities and those who lived in the southern parts of the Midwest had little sympathy for abolitionism or blacks, supporting the antiwar stance of the peace democrats, the so called____
Unless rebellious states ( or parts of states in rebellion) returned to the union by January 1, 1863, gigs president would declare their slaved "forever free", according to the _____
On July 3, 1863, General Robert E. Lee sent about 15,000 men in a gallant but futile assault, known as____, against he Union center at the battle of Gettysburg
Fashionable Washington photographer____, realizing that the camera was the "eye of history", asked Lincoln for permission to record the war
On April 9, 1865, grant accepted lee's surrender at ____, ending the civil war for all practical purposes
Some 31,000 union soldiers were confined and over 12,000 graves were counted at wars end at the confederate prison of ____ in Georgia
John Wilkes Booth
Only five days the surrender at Appomattox, a souther sympathizer named_____ assassinated president Lincoln at fords theater
An early and prophetic meeting, this battle was characterized by logistic problems for both sides in the supply and movement of large armies
A surprise confederate attack, this battle was eventually won by general grants forces, but at heavy cost, draining him of sufficient resources to force early capture of the Mississippi River.
A union victory, this battle oriented president Lincoln with the opportunity to issue a preliminary emancipation proclamation
Then it lee's invasion if the north, this battle inflicted with such heavy losses on his army that he could never mount another southern offensive
The completion of the union campaign to gain control of the Mississippi River and to divide the south, this battle ensured the promotion of Ulysses S Grant as general in chief of the Union forces
Corner cabinet member US senator and Mexican war veteran this aristocratic Southern are served as president of the Confederacy
Noted for his organizational skills rather than his daring leadership on the battlefield, this northern general later ran for president in 1864 on a platform of ending the war
Ulysses S Grant
Although his career in the peacetime army had been undistinguished, this northern general's military genius to see beyond individual battles to larger goals help him rise to general in chief of the Union armies
Robert E. Lee
Waging a defensive war in the early years, this general felt that a successful southern offensive would bring diplomatic recognition and might even force the north to sue for peace
William T Sherman
Northern general who led the campaign to capture Atlanta and Savannah he spread destruction to make Southerners "fear and dread" their foes
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