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History of the Americas
Chapter 16 test for Social Studies
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Where did the Civil War begin?
Where was the first battle?
What did both sides learn from this war?
It would be a long bloody battle
What were the four border states?
Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri
The Confederate Capital was ______________.
The Union Capital was ______________..
The single bloodiest day of fighting was _______________.
The major turning point battle (Pennsylvannia 1863) was_________________.
Antietam: Why was it an important Union victory?
It was their first win, kept Europe out of the war, Led to the Emacipation proclamation
Vicksburg: Why was it an important Union victory?
It split the South, gave Union control of the Mississippi River
Where did the South surrender?
Who was the President of the United States during the Civil War?
Who was the President of the Confederacy?
Who was the top military commander in the South?
Robert E. Lee
Eventually, Who was the top commander for the North?
Ulysses S. Grant
What was the best-known all- black regiment?
The 54th Massachusetts
Who was the army leader whose marched to the sea devastated Georgia?
William Tecumseh Sherman
Who surrendered at Appomattox? (name)
Robert E. Lee
Who shot President Lincoln? Where?
Charles Booth, Ford Theatre
What was the Gettysburg Address?
Abraham commitments to winning the Civil War.
In the Gettysburg Address, Lincoln begins by saying "Four score and seven years ago..." What does that literally mean?
87 years ago
He gave this speech in 1863. What had happened "Four score and seven years ago"?
The Declaration of Independence
After what battle did President Lincoln make this formal declaration about slavery?
In what states did it apply?
Why didn't it actually free any slaves?
The states didn't listen to Lincoln
Why was it important?
It allowed the African Americans to fight
What were the North's advantages?
Resources- food, people, and money
Industry- to make supplies
Vail railroad systems- to make troops and supplies
What were the North's disadvantages?
Many Northerners did not consider the elimination of slavery importance.
What were the South's advantages?
Fighting on home soil
Fought to preserve way of life
Skilled rifles and horses
More well trained officers
What were the South's disadvantages?
Few factories to produce supplies and weapons
Few railroads to move troops
Why did the South fight in this war?
To keep their way of life
In the beginning, why did the North fight this war?
To unite the Union
What were the three parts to the North's strategy to win the war?
a. Blockade Confederate ports
b. Control the Mississippi River
c. Capture Richmond, Virginia
T/F ___________ In the 1860s, doctors did not know that germs cause disease.
What killed soldiers more than bullets?
What's Habeaus Corpus?
A constitutional protection against unlawful imprisonment
What's a Copperhead?
They are Northerners who opposed abolition on and the war effort called themselves "Peace Democrats".
Who was Clara Barton?
She organized supplies and medicine for the soliders
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