American history chapter 16
Terms in this set (43)
1. He was the United States president in 1861.
The attack on this Union military post marked the beginning of the Civil War.
Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri made up these.
He was the Union general who wanted to divide the Confederacy by gaining control of the Mississippi.
This was the idea that Britain would support the South because of its importance to the textile industry
This well-known Northerner had four brothers fighting for the Confederacy.
The Confederate army chose this color for their uniforms
The Confederate states chose this city as its capital
This organization sent bandages, medicine, and food to Union army camps.
US sanitary commission
Most of the nation's factories were located in this region.
The Confederate troops forced the Union army to retreat from near Richmond in
The seven days battle
The commander of the Confederate army was ________________a graduate of the Military Academy at West Point.
Robert E. Lee
_________________assembled a highly disciplined force of 100,000 soldiers called the Army of the Potomac.
Gorge B mCallen
The first major battle of the Civil War was the
First battle of bull run
Confederate General __________. earned his nickname by "standing like a stone wall."
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
The Union ship, the Monitor, engaged the Confederate ship, the _________ in a battle to ensure the continuation of the Union's blockade.
The Monitor was designed by Swedish born engineer ___________
_______ were ships heavily armored with iron.
While the two armies fought for control of the land, the Union _______controlled the sea.
The Battle of__________ was the bloodiest single-day battle of the Civil War and of U.S. history.
The Union strategy in the west focused on controlling the ___ River.
President Lincoln greatly appreciated the bold leader he found in ___, a Union general who preferred to be on the attack.
Ulysses S. Grant
The Battle of ___ was one of the first major battles of the war in the West.
To succeed in capturing the Mississippi River, the U.S. Navy needed control of ____, the largest city in the Confederacy.
A daring Union naval leader named ____ was able to capture New Orleans.
n May of 1863 General Grant surrounded the city of ____ and began a siege that would bring an end to Confederate victories in the war.
In August 1861, ___ forces from Texas were unsuccessful in their attempt to invade New Mexico at Glorieta Pass.
The Confederate army never succeeded in its goal of capturing the border state of ___.
At the Battle of Pea Ridge, the Confederate army was supported by some 800 ____, who hoped the Confederacy would give them greater freedom.
Union forces from California and Arizona defeated rebel forces at Arizona's ____.
The freeing of slaves
President of the United States during the Civil War
the order to free the Confederate slaves
consisted mostly of free African Americans
54th Massachusetts Infantry
constitutional protection against unlawful imprisonment
forced military service
founded the American Red Cross
Democrats who spoke out against the war
The Confederate forces won the Battle of Pea Ridge in Arkansas.
False : why ? : The union won the battle of pea ridge in Arkansas.
Union naval leader Ulysses S. Grant captured New Orleans
The Battle of Shiloh ended in a victory for the Union troops.
Read the list of events below and put them in the correct order.
1. Selected: First Battle of Bull Run
2. Selected: The Monitor defeats the Virginia
3. Selected: Robert E. Lee takes control of Confederate Army in Virginia
4. Selected: battle of Antietam