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7. Civil War and Reconstruction
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#Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address
Stated that, "no state...can lawfully get out of the Union" but pledged there would be no war unless the South started it.
Grant besieged the city from May 18 to July 4, 1863, until it surrendered, yielding command of the Mississippi River to the Union. This battle split the Confederacy in two and gave the North control of the Mississippi River.
the period of 1865-1877 after the Civil War in the United States when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union
#Radical Reconstruction Congress
period beginning in 1867, when the Republicans who had control in both houses of Congress, took charge of Reconstruction and set up a strategy that was based on severely punishing South for causing Civil War
#Robert E. Lee
Commander of the Confederate Army who had opposed secession but did not believe the Union should be held together by force
#Hiram Rhodes Revels
first African American United States Senator, filling the seat left by Jefferson Davis when Mississippi seceded in 1861
Issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1st, 1863, freeing all slaves in areas still at war with the Union (not Border states).
#Ulysses S. Grant
an American general and the eighteenth President of the United States (1869-1877). He achieved international fame as the leading Union general in the American Civil War.
Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War
1862 - Provided free land in the West to anyone willing to settle there and develop it. Encouraged westward migration.
A battle near a sluggish little creek, it proved to be the bloodiest single day battle in American History with over 22,000 lives lost in that single day.
American Civil War
Brave commander of the Confederate Army that led troops at Bull Run. He died in the confusion at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
(1862) Federal law that gave land to western states to build agricultural and engineering colleges.
Location in Virginia of General Lee's surrender to Grant.
#Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
Meant to help heal and restore the country after four years of civil war.
(Meade Vs. Lee), July 1-3, 1863, turning point in Civil War, Union victory, most deadly battle.
(1861-1865) conflict between north (union) and south (confederacy), cost over 600,000 casualties; 11 southern slave states wanted to secede from Union.
1887 law which gave all Native American males 160 acres to farm and also set up schools to make Native American children more like other Americans. Designed to break tribal mentalities and promote individualism.
A 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg.
#Dred Scott v. Sandford
A 1857 Supreme Court decision that inflamed hostilities between the north and the south regarding slavery. The Court stated that an African American,was not a citizen and did not have the right to sue for his freedom
Navy seaman, born in Chile, South America, awarded the Medal of Honor during Civil War
#13th, 14th, 15th Amendments
The three amendments to the Constitution that resulted from the Civil War and abolished slavery, guaranteed civil rights, and guaranteed blacks the right to vote
#Jefferson Davis' Inaugural Address
President of Confederacy compared secession to divorce between husband and wife.
-Claimed that secession was a "need, not a choice".
-freedom from North's oppression of the South.
-want to obtain respect for the rights to which they were entitled.
-establish a government system similar to the U.S. Constitution.
-right of the people to alter or abolish governments whenever they become destructive.
16th President of the United States saved the Union during the Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
the rights and powers held by individual US states rather than by the federal government.
President of the Confederate States of America
First African American to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his Acts of bravery on the Assault of Fort Wagner.
#Battle Hymn of the Republic
a song written by Julie Ward Howe, an anti-slavery supporter, linking the judgment of the wicked in end times with the American Civil War.
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