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a slave who led a revolt against plantation owners in Virginia
supported a secret route that escaped enslaved African Americans, and made a route that was known as the "Underground Railroad".
led a raid on the US Armory (Arsenal) at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, he was trying to start a slave rebellion, and he was captured and hanged.
Robert E. Lee
He was commander of the Army of Southern Virginia during the Civil War
Thomas Stonewall Jackson
a confederate general who earned the name "Stonewall" at the Battle of Manassas, or the battle of Bull Run.
He became the President of the United States in 1860
Ulysses S. Grant
Picked to be the General of every army of the Union by Abraham Lincoln.
wanted new states created out of the western territory to be "free states", the economy was more industrialized, they were part of the Union, and they were "The United States of America".
were part of the Confederacy, economy was agricultural and relied more on slave labor, wanted new states created out of the western territory to be "slave states", and they were the "Confederate States of America"
Enslaved African Americans
raised crops for the Confederacy, some provided labor for the Confederate army, many fled to the Union army as it approached, and some fought for the Union.
Free African Americans
some felt their limited rights could best be protected by supporting the Confederacy.
most of them supported the Confederacy.
most did not take sides during the Civil War.
Appomattox Court House
the Civil War ended here, and this is where Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union General Ulysses S. Grant in April, 1865.
the capital of the Confederacy fell to Ulysses S. Grant and was burned near the end of the war.
Union troops were defeated by Robert E. Lee there.
First battle of Bullrun, or Manassas
this was the first major battle of the Civil War, and Confederate General "Stonewall" Jackson played a major role in this Confederate victory.
The Sea Battle
a battle that took place in Virginia waters near Norfolk and Hampton.