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American Pageant 13th Edition Chapter 20

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Jefferson Davis
First and only president of the Confederate States of America
Fort Sumter
This fort in Charleston was fired upon by Carolinians in 1861
Richmond, Virginia
The new capital of the Confederacy
Border States
These were the northernmost slave states that did not secede
False
True or False: The Battle of Fort Sumter did not cause any states to secede
True
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
Thomas Jackson
This man was Robert E. Lee's chief lieutenant for much of the war. Some nicknamed him "Stonewall"
The economy
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"
Trent Affair
The incident in which a Union warship stopped a British steamer, the Trent, and removed two Confederate diplomats bound for Europe
Maximilian
This man was made the emperor of Mexico by Napoleon III
Conscription
This nationwide law of 1863 required young men to enlist in the army
Morill Tariff
This tariff was passed once all the southern congressmen who opposed it had seceded
Greenbacks
The name of the paper money used during war time
National Banking Act
This act was passed to establish a standard bank-note currency
Fifty-Niners
These were the men who rushed to Pennsylvania once oil was discovered there
Homestead Act
This act, enacted in 1862, gave out free land to those who would settle it, improve it, and grow crops.
Elizabeth Blackwell
This woman was the first physician and organized the U.S. Sanitary Commission to assist the Union
New York
In which state did notable draft riots occur in?