Florida Studies Weekly - Week 17 - The Civil War
Terms in this set (24)
rich; good for growing crops
Not being in bondage; a state of liberty
The county seat of Baker County
A group of nations or states that join together for a common cause
The site of the Civil War battle that protected Tallahassee
A war between people who are part of the same country
a group of people united in a common cause
Cutting off a food supply
the county seat of bay county
The place where South Carolina first fired cannons and started the Civil War
Six Hour battle fought near a railroad station
so they could continue to own slaves
Why did the Southern states want to leave the US to form their own country?
to leave or break away
What was the first state to secede from the Union?
Southern armies fired cannons at Fort Sumter, owned by US government. This made Lincoln angry and he declared war
What happened when South Carolina seceded from the Union?
Who were the Confederate soldiers?
Who were the Union soldiers?
Battle of Olustee
The Union tried to cut off the food supply from the Confederate soldiers (siege). A 6 hour battle ensued. It was fought near a railroad station in the Florida peninsula. This battle was a victory for the south.
A war fought between people living in the same country
Abraham Lincoln issued this to free the US from slavery on New Years Day 1863
A tiny nocturnal animal that lives in Florida. It has membranes that form wing-like gliding surfaces and uses its tail as a rudder in the air.
When did the Civil War end?
Battle of Natural Bridge
In this battle, a small group of inexperienced Confederate soldiers kept the Union forces from crossing a river and thus kept Tallahassee safe from Union control
to be brave is to be what?