SS chapter 21 (vocabulary)
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another name for the Confederate States of America, made up of the 11 states that seceded from the Union
a speech by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 at the site of the Battle of Gettysburg in memory of the Union soldiers who had died trying to protect the ideals of freedom upon which the nation was founded
1st Battle of Bull Run
Victory for Confederacy. Showed both sides the war would be long and difficult
A war between opposing groups of citizens from the same country.
Appomattox Court House
small town in Virginia that was the site of the confederate surrender to the Union forces under the command of General Ulysses S. Grant
collected information about union plans and passed them to Confederate leaders.
an order issued by President Lincoln declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free
General Robert E. Lee
Commander in chief of the Confederate forces.
The Union used the Anaconda Plan to block Southern Ports, Bloodiest battle of the Civil War
the right of an accused person to appear in court so a judge can determine whether he or she is being imprisoned lawfully
President of the Confederate States of America
Gen. George Pickett
led 15,000 confederate troops in a charge against the Union lines