5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Richmond, VA
- Explain how women supported the war effort behind the lines.(429)
- Identify Emancipation Proclamation.(422)
- Gen. Sherman
- State what factors caused Lincoln to change his war goals to include freeing the enslaved persons.(429)
- a The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
- b Northern general who was put in charge after no other generals could defeat Lee. He marched into Virginia, set fire to Atlanta and destroyed Richmond.
- c Women would help on farms and handle chores. Many Women worked as government clerks and factory workers—including dangerous work in factories and making weapons and ammunition for soldiers. Some women also went with armies in the field, cooking, sewing, and washing.
- d increasing pressure from abolitionists and Radical Republicans to turn the war into a crusade against slave so as to destroy an institution that violated human principles of freedom and dignity. He also realized no European government would defend the South in a war to abolish slavery.
- e Emancipation Proclamation An official public announcement made by Lincoln on September 22, 1862, to free the slaves of the Confederacy, which made this conflict a war against slavery.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Advantages of the North: the Union's three-pronged military strategy; Superior resources; twice the population Advantages of the South: Better army because of strong military tradition; resources provided by Europe
- compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces
- advancing instead of retreating after every loss and attacking Lee in bloody battles. Grant knew he could replace his losses while his enemy could not. Superior numbers & a war of attrition.
- African-Americans were both drafted and enlisted into the Union's army during the course of the Civil War. The same could be said for both the North and the South territories across the United States. 200,000 African-Americans were on the battle field, and an additional 150,000 were part of the engineering corps.
- Like, super cool.
5 True/False questions
George McClellan → Northern general who was put in charge after no other generals could defeat Lee. He marched into Virginia, set fire to Atlanta and destroyed Richmond.
Chancellorsville → A battle about 30 miles from Washington, D.C., when 30,000 Northern troops fought a smaller Confederate force near a stream called Bull Run. Indication of war and the travesty of war. People thought they could have a "picnic" and watch the battle.
In this battle, technology aids the South (telegraph for more troops brought by train).
Appomattox → After the war, worked to identify thousands of soldiers who had perished at the Andersonville prison camp; founded the American Red Cross.
U.S. Sanitary Commission → a private relief organization that collected millions of dollars for projects to improve the living conditions of Union Soldiers
Andrew Johnson → Vice President under Lincoln. Took office after Lincoln's assassination.