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History of the Americas
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Terms in this set (38)
A frightening yell that Confederate soldiers gave when entering a battle
a state that did not allow slavery
Appomattox Court House
Site of the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant
Robert E. Lee
Commander of the Confederate Army
William T. Sherman
general whose march to sea caused destruction to the south
The Northern States during the Civil War
a state that allowed slavery
16th President of the United States saved the Union during the Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
Ulysses S. Grant
General of the Union Army
Brave commander of the Confederate Army that led troops at Bull Run.
slave state that remained in the Union during the Civil War
the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
a failed confederate attack during the Civil War led by general George Pickett at the Battle of Gettysburg.
President of the Confederate States of America
He was a Union general that was in charge during the beginning of the war. He defeated Lee, at Antietam, securing a much needed Union victory.
Escaped slave and abolitionist who fought to end slavery helped convince Abraham Lincoln to let American Americans fight
Phillip Henry Sheridan
Union general during civil war
What advantages did the North have?
Population, Factories, Resources
What advantages did the south have?
strong commanders and fighting on their own territory and are fighting a defensive war
Who was the president of the us during the civil war
Who was the president of the Confederacy?
Who was the general in charge of the union army
Ulysses s grant
Who was the general in charge of the confederate army
Robert e lee
What was the capital of the Confederacy?
What was the capital of the is
Where did the Civil War begin?
Where did the Civil War end?
What did the Emancipation Proclamation say ?
all slaves in confederate states are free
What terms of surrender did grant offer to lee
Lee's soldiers could keep their small firearms, the officers could keep their horses, and no one would disturb the soldiers on their way home. Out of generosity Grant gave 25,000 rations to feed Lee's troops.
Why did the South secede?
to protect slavery and states' rights
Why did north not allow African Americans to fight in the beginning of the war
What economic differences helped lead to the civil war
The northern economy relied on manufacturing and the agricultural southern economy depended on the production of cotton.
Why was it critical to keep border states like Maryland in the Union?
They were the only thing standing between the south and the north and they did a lot of business with them
Why was the battle of Antietam such a devastating loss for the south
It was the first big battle win for the north and the south lost so many men
How did grants siege of Vicksburg lead to the surrender of confederate troops
The tool everything from the soilders
How did the mini ball make a difference in the war
It was more accurate able to reload faster could break bones
What was the importance of the Gettysburg address
It gave Union soldiers additional/new goals to fight for - win the war to keep country together
What was the importance of the emancipation proclamation
It gave a moral purpose to the war
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