First and only president of the Confederate States of America
This fort in Charleston was fired upon by Carolinians in 1861
The new capital of the Confederacy
These were the northernmost slave states that did not secede
True or False: The Battle of Fort Sumter did not cause any states to secede
True or False: Lincoln's goal for the civil war was to preserve the union, not end slavery
Robert E. Lee
This confederate general was seen as an unstoppable force and was a tactical genius
This man was Robert E. Lee's chief lieutenant for much of the war. Some nicknamed him "Stonewall"
This was the Union's greatest strength and the Confederacy's greatest weakness
Army of the Potomac
The Union army commanded by McClellan and others to squash the Confederacy
Uncle Tom's Cabin
This item prevented Britain and France from intervening in the war and helping the south
Harriet Beecher Stowe
This woman wrote the incendiary novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
The incident in which a Union warship stopped a British steamer, the Trent, and removed two Confederate diplomats bound for Europe
This man was made the emperor of Mexico by Napoleon III
This nationwide law of 1863 required young men to enlist in the army
This tariff was passed once all the southern congressmen who opposed it had seceded
The name of the paper money used during war time
National Banking Act
This act was passed to establish a standard bank-note currency
These were the men who rushed to Pennsylvania once oil was discovered there
This act, enacted in 1862, gave out free land to those who would settle it, improve it, and grow crops.
This woman was the first physician and organized the U.S. Sanitary Commission to assist the Union
In which state did notable draft riots occur in?
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