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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
AP USH Ch 15-16
Terms in this set (41)
The agrarian South was at a disadvantage against the
Which contributed to Lincoln's decision to address the issue of slavery in South?
His worry about anti-slavery in Europe
Before the Emancipation Proclmation, enslaved Afrian Americans who were captured by Union forces were often treated as
How did Civil War affect industries in the North?
Industries became more mechanized
How did the North's population differ from South's population
The North's population was larger
What is one geographic advantage the South had over the North?
The outh was fighting in its own territory
Why was Civil War's first large battle, the first Battle of Bull Run, so shocking?
The battle was more brutal than people expected
What port of the Gulf of Mexico was captured by Union forces early in the war?
How could Northern advantages primarily be categorized?
How did South attempt to compensate for its disadvantages
Southern leaders approaoched foreign governments for aid
Why is woman sitting with wounded Civil War soldiers?
She is a nurse
What did the United States reasurey create when the Legal Tender Act was passed in 1862?
A common national currency
What happened to the South's economy during the Civil War?
What risk did a soldier face if he survived being wounded in a Civil War battle?
dying from disease
What profession grew substantially with women's participation during the Civil War?
What was basis of South's economy after Civil War
How did the Civil War affect states' rights?
The supremacy of the federal government over the states was firmly established
The Union started to control the Mississippi River when troops captured
After the Battle of Gettysburgh, the South
Never again fought on Union soil
After 1863, what did General Grant want to do even if it meant thousands of Union soldiers were killed?
Crush large numbers of Confederate troops
What did Union forces decide to attack in their effort to demoralize the South after 1863?
military and civilian targets
What event led to the fall of Confederate capital, Richmond, Virginia?
Lee's retreat from Petersburg
Where did Lee finally surrender to Grant?
Appromattox Court House
What effect did Lincoln's ability to unify the bitterly divided North have on the outcome on the Civil War?
It helped the Union win
What is one advantage that helped North to achieve victory in Civil War?
More technological resources
Which side had a more difficult time rebuilding after the Civil War?
What impact did the Civil War have on the south's African American population
Many migrated to north and west
Why was Vicksburg a strategic location for a Union victory?
The Union could control the Mississippi River from Vicksburg
What Northern battle is considered to be turning point of the Civil War?
Battle of Gettysburg
The capture of Vicksburg, Mississippi, by Union troops
meant that Union troops controlled the Mississippi River ports
Which describes General Grant's strategy for crushing the Confederacy after Battle of Gettysburg?
Why did the Confederate army begin to falter and eventually lose the battle at Petersburg, Virginia?
They had no replacement troops
How did civil war end?
Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia.
How did African Americans support the war effort?
After the militia Act, African Americans fought for the union
Some abolitionists criticize Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation becase
they knew it didn't specifically free all enslaved people
What did Lincoln want before he announced the Emancipation Proclamation
A major Union military Victory
Abolitionists influenced Lincoln's decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation y
Pressuring him to take a stand on slavery
After the Emancipation Proclmation, the Union army
Began accepting African American recruits for the first time
African Americans in the South often helped Union forces by
Serving as spies and scouts
What does Leon say about the town of Kinston?
The town has been severely damaged by the Union troops
What does Leon's account suggest about life as a confederate soldier?
Camp life could be just as dangerous as fighting
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