5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Bull Run
- John Wilkes Booth
- State why the Battle of Gettysburg was so significant.(422)
- Ft. Sumter
- a a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
- b Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War
- c McClellan 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.
- d 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).
- e 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.
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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Chosen as Confederate President
5 True/False questions
Explain the differences in strategy of the North and South.(422) → Unions three pronged strategy - capture the Mississippi River. 2.Blockade the southern ports. 3. Capture Richmond virginia. Southern strategy - kept and used a strong army
Jonathan King → war on all aspects of the enemy's life
Green Backs → in 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.
Richmond, VA → The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
Chancellorsville → The Union feared attack on SF, poured large amounts of money for defense. Confederacy had too limited resources, were never able to attack.