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apush ch 20

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European powers favored a civil war in the United States because
war would weaken the United States' power in the Western Hemisphere
Confederate batteries fired on Fort Sumter when it was learned that
Lincoln had order supplies sent to the fort
Many Northerners were willing to allow Southern states to leave the Union until
the South attacked Fort Sumter
The Border States offered all of the following advantages except
shipbuilding facilities
Lincoln's declaration that the North sought to preserve the Union with or without slavery
revealed the influence of the Border States on his policies
In return for support from the Plains Indians during the Civil War, the Union
waged war on them and herded them onto reservations
To achieve its independence, the Confederacy had to
fight the invading Union army to a draw
The greatest weakness of the South during the Civil War was its
economy
Much of the hunger experienced by Confederate soldiers in the Civil War was due to
the South's rickety transportation system
To find effective high-level commanders, the Union
used trial and error
A supposed asset for the South at the beginning of the Civil War that never materialized to its real advantage was
intervention from Britain and France
The South believed that the British would come to its aid because
Britain was dependent on Southern cotton
France abandoned its attempt to control Mexico
because the United States threatened to send soldiers to force France to leave
As a leader of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis
defied rather than led public opinion
The problems that Abraham Lincoln experienced as president were less prostrating than those experienced by Jefferson Davis partly because the North
had a long-established and fully recognized government
As president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis did not exercise the arbitrary power wielded by Abraham Lincoln because
of the South's emphasis on states' rights
The Union's establishment of the National Banking System
was the first significant step toward a unified banking network since 1836
As a result of the Civil War, the Northern economy
emerged more prosperous than ever before
During the Civil War, women in the North
had new opportunities opened to them in industry
Northern advantages at the outset of the Civil War included
control of the seas, more banks, factories, railroads, and people
President Lincoln's loose interpretation of civil liberties during the Civil War
resulted in the suspension of the privilege of habeas corpus, led to the arrest of several critical newspaper editors, and was defended by him as necessary to save the Union