B Ch 15-16 Civil War - Test Prep
Terms in this set (45)
When you love your section of the country more than you love the whole nation.
Run away slave or criminal
To leave the Union(relationship)
restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
Rule by the people / Voting
Pro-slavery bands who rode across the border to battle anti-slavery forces in Kansas.
A war between people of the same country.
A place where weapons and ammunition are stored
A person who dies for a cause
the rights and powers held by individual US states rather than by the federal government.
slave states that did not secede and bordered the confederacy.
To use warships to prevent other ships from entering or leaving a harbor
A fight against a government/authority
an American who lives in the North (American Civil War)
A ship that slipped around or through a blockade.
a metal armored war ship
A person killed or injured in a war
to set free
To approve officially
Constitutional protection against unlawful imprisonment
The government forces you to join the military
A reward for joining in the army
paper money first issued by the North during the Civil War
when prices rise, and the value of money declines
a hole created by the army to hide in
conflict involving not just armies but civilians too
Robert E. Lee
a talented military leader and general of the confederate army
confederate General, known as stonewall Jackson
George B. McClellan
lead the army of the Potomac(Union), did not like to attack
Ulysses S. Grant
commander of the victorious union army during the civil war
William Tecumseh Sherman
Union general, practiced total war as he marched through and conquered the South
Invented the cotton gin and interchangeable parts, helped create the Civil War
President of the Confederate States of America
16th president of the United States of America, His number one goal was to reunite the nation
1st shots of civil war happened here; the south started it
The First Battle of Bull Run
First battle of the Civil War, South won, Civilians watched, Jackson got a nickname
turning point of civil war for the north, Most of Pickets men died on their charge
Appomattox Court House
Grant accepted Lee's surrender in Virginia on April 9, 1865
Why did the South Rebel?
For their right not to have listen to the National Government. (about slavery)
order issued by Abraham Lincoln declaring slaves in all rebelling states were free
The Anaconda Plan: (1) blockade Southern Ports, (2) Capture the Mississippi River, (3) Capture the Confederate Capital of Richmond Virginia
Defend the South
Union Strategy + Total War(attack civilian targets)
Strength/Weakness of each side
The North had every advantage except the South had much better generals
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