History Ch. 14
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What general played a critical support role in all the following Confederate victories: First Battle of Manassas, Seven Days' Battles, and Chancellorsville?
Which battle was the first clear-cut defeat of the Army of Northern Virginia?
Battle of Gettysburg
What event made the North realize that the Civil War would not be quickly over?
First Battle of Manassas
What were fundamental parts of the Northern strategy for victory?
capture the Mississippi River, blockade Southern ports, and invade the South and defeat its armies
According to the textbook, what was the central issue that sparked the Civil War?
The significance of the clash between the Monitor and Merrimac was the...
age of wooden ships began to come to a close
What was the capital of the Confederacy throughout most of the Civil War?
Where did most of the fighting occur in the East?
In what year did the Civil War begin?
What was one of the South's primary advantages at the outset of the Civil War?
Why did Robert E. Lee, like many other Confederate generals, choose to fight against the Union?
defense of his home state
How was the war in the West similar to the war in the East?
hard and bloody fighting
Which general once left his army because of alleged drunkenness?
Ulysses S. Grant
About what Confederate General was is said, "Not a single soldier in the whole army ever loved or respected him"?
Which battles were related to the Kentucky-Tennessee Campaign?
Perryville, Stones River, Chickamauga
During what daring campaign did Grant cut his army off from his supply base to surprise his enemy?
siege of Vicksburg
During what early battle in the Civil War did Grant first gain fame?
Forts Henry and Donelson
What term describes the South's view that each state retains its identity even after it joins a compact of union with other states?
What do we call the Southern merchant ships that brought supplies to Southern ports in spite of the blockade?
What famous speech did Lincoln give to dedicate a war cemetery for one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War?
During what valiant but vein charge did Confederate troops attempt to storm Cemetery Ridge during the Battle of Gettysburg?
What famous battle halted Lee's last invasion of the North?
What city did the Confederates successfully defend during the Seven Days' Battles?
What do we call the metal-plated warships that were introduced during the Civil War?
What Confederate general won the nickname "Stonewall" for his bravery in battle?
What are some statements about the Peninsular Campaign?
The North lost more major battles than the South; The Union army reached the outskirts of Richmond; The Southern troops were outnumbered during the campaign
What was the most significant outcome of Joseph E. Johnston's attack at Fair Oaks outside Richmond?
Robert E. Lee was promoted to command the army
What is true about the Second Battle of Manassas?
Confederate cavalry raided Union headquarters; Jackson's men marched around the Union army; Lee cleared most of Virginia of federal troops
What event ensured the failure of Lee's first invasion of the North?
capture of Lee's battle plans
When Lincoln first called up troops, how long did their enlistments last?
What was the South's basic strategy for victory during the Civil War?
outlast the North's will to fight