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  1. John Wilkes Booth
  2. Examine how the tactics used by Union generals Philip Sheridan and William Sherman.(435)
  3. Summarize the advantages of the North and South.(429)
  4. List three consequences of the attack on Fort Sumter. (416)
  5. Conscription
  1. a Sherman used a tactic known as forage. This was used by striking into the enemy territory and to forage, or live off the land. Sherman continued to cause a path of destruction of cities, land and property where ever he went leaving the area a wasteland. This weakened enemy forces and moral.
  2. b 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
  3. c a. Stirred nationalism in the North, (Lincoln requested 75,000 volunteers and got more than could equipped or trained) b. The idea of war caused four more states to secede. This left D.C vulnerable. C. Riots in Baltimore occurred after the attack
  4. d a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
  5. e compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a form of military rule that includes suspending Bill of Rights guarantees
  2. The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
  3. Opposed Lincoln's view that the war was only to preserve the Union and his refusal to make the end of slavery a goal of the war.
  4. 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.
  5. in May 1863, Virginia, Lee smashed General Joe Hooker, who lost 17,000 men to an army half the size of his.

5 True/False questions

  1. AntietamMcClellan found a copy of Lee's plans and realized that the Confederate forces were divided and he could destroy Lee's army. McClellan attacked Lee at Antietam Creek in 1862. He forced Lee to retreat back into Virginia but his army was too damaged to pursue Lee and finish him.


  2. Jefferson Davisa piece of U.S. paper money first issued by the North during the Civil War


  3. State why the Battle of Gettysburg was so significant.(422)The Battle of Gettysburg was significant because after 28,000 confederate men are killed, Lee decides to retreat. In turn, the Union army intended to pursue Lee. The Union only lost 23,000 men.


  4. VicksburgUnion forces, led by General Ulysses S. Grant, reached Jackson, the capital of Mississippi. They then turned and fought their way to Vicksburg. Grant then laid siege to Vicksburg. Conditions were harsh: they starved and ate horses, mules, and dogs. July 4, 1863, Vicksburg surrenders.


  5. Green Backsin the presidential election of 1964 (Lincoln's re-election), the Republican party temporarily changed its name to the Union party to attract Democrats who supported the war.