Missouri entered the union as a slave state; Maine entered the union as a free state
compromise of 1850
California entered the union as a free state. southwest territories would decide the slavery issue or themselves.
Kansas Nebraska act
people in each state would decide the slavery issue.
Favored tariffs against slavery nation can't be divided central government supreme Industrial urban/cites
against tariffs Depended on slavery states rights Agricultural farming rural/country
President of the united states, issued emmancipation proclaimation, delivered the gettysburg address, believed the US was one nation, and not just a collection of states, was determined to preserve the union by force if necessary.
President of the confederate states of america
Ulysses S Grant
general of the union army
Thomas stone wall jackson
skilled confederate general from Virginia
Robert E lee
Leader of the army for the confederacy, offered command of the union forces but decided not to fight against VA. Opposed secession but did not think the union should be held together by force. Urged southerners to reunite with the country after the war.
Because lincoln was elected president.
First shots fired during the civil war (south).
Battle of Bull Run
First major battle,
Battle of vicksburg
Split the south in 2 and gave the union control of the Mississippi River.
Battle of Gettysburg
Turning point battle, fought for control of the high ground. Only time Lee invaded the north.
Lee surrendered to grant ending the war.
Capture RIchmond, blockade southern ports, take control of the Mississippi River
Issued by Lincoln and freed the slaves.
States with slavery that remained in the union- Kentucky, Missouri, Delaware, Maryland.
Which 2 cities were burned at the end of the civil war?
How much was confederate money?
What side did African Americans fight on?
What was the major killer?
What is Richmond?
The capitol of the confederacy
What is Washington DC?
Capitol of the union
Became a state during the civil war because the western counties of VA did not want to seceed.