Division, War, and Reconciliation - Introduction
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What is the time frame of this chapter? (Division, War, and Reconciliation)
Explain the difference between the North and the South before the Civil War.
Slaves were not profitable in the North because of the growing number of immigrants that would work for low wages in factories. However, slaves were very profitable in the south, where they became the foundation of agricultural gain for plantation owners.
Editor of "The Liberator"
William Lloyd Garrison
First state to secede the Union.
Organizer of the American Red Cross. Known as the "Angel of the Battlefield".
Radical abolitionist who led a raid at Harpers Ferry and was hanged for treason.
Where and When did the Civil War begin?
Fort Sumter April 1861
Who wrote "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" and when?
Julia Ward Howe 1862
Supreme leader of the Confederate armies.
General Robert E. Lee
Chief of the Nez Perce Indians in Oregon.
What did Abraham Lincoln sign that officially abolished slavery and when?
Emancipation Proclamation 1862
One of the great black abolitionists.
What did Frederick Douglass publish?
the North Star
Southern Poet who was called "the laureate of the Confederacy".
Greatest writer to emerge from the Civil War era.
Author of "Leaves of Grass"
Union general to whom the South surrendered.
General Ulysses S. Grant
Where did the surrender of the Confederacy take place?
Appomattox Court House
Songs created by the slaves inspired by the religious hymns of white plantation owners and memories of the traditional music of their homeland.
Why were spirituals sometimes called "signal songs"?
The spirituals would be used to send signals from one slave to another in order to know when to escape through the underground railroads.
Who was called the "Good Gray Poet"?
Collection of Whitman's considered "the most influential volume of poetry in the history of American literature".
Leaves of Grass
Year in which Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" was published.
Year in which Darwin's "Origin of Species" and Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" were published.
Year in which Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons" was published.
Year in which Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" was published.