U.S History Ch. 11.2
Chapter 11.2 quiz
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Led confederate troops
Nickname for a Confederate general after he was said "standing like a stonewall".
Union commander who fell back after confederate reinforcements arrived, led union troops at first battle of Bull Run.
First Battle of Bull Run
The actual first battle of the war. Battle in which union was defeated and realized they need a large, well trained army to defeat the south.
s sum of money given as a bonus to individuals who promised three years of military service. Given by the North.
Act passed in 1862, giving Lincoln the authority to call state militias, which included drafted troops into federal service.
small, fast vessels the south used to smuggle goods past the blockade, usually under cover of night.
Alabama & Florida
Two of the most famous confederate raiders. Built in Britain.
David G. Farragut
Naval Commander who captured New Orleans.
Ulysses S. Grant
Union General who began campaign to seize control of two rivers: The Cumberland river and the Tennessee River.
He was the leading general in the west who became the leading general of the North.
Fort Henry & Fort Donelson
Confederate forts located on Tennessee river and cumberland river. When they fell all of Kentucky and most of Western Texas came under Union Military Control.
Small church near the camp of Grant's troops. Union Victory. Union gained control of a railroad junction.
Southern General, invaded Kentucky. Failed Invasion. Confederate General.
William S. Rosecrans
Battle in Tennessee. Technically a draw but Union officially won. Cleared the Confederates out of Tennessee.
George B. McClellan
First commander of all Union troops.
McClellan's Plan to capture Richmond. He failed because he was too cautious.
Joseph E. Johnston
The confederate commander who defeated McClellan in the Peninsula campaign.
Seven Days Battle
Seven days of battle within the Peninsula campaign.
Second Battle of Bull Run
a Civil War battle in which the Confederate army forced most of the Union army out of Virginia
Single bloodiest one day battle of the War. Union Victory.
Issue by Lincoln. Freed the Slaves. Union Victory mainly because of Antietam.
Main Confederate army was The army of Northern Virginia.
Main Union army was The army of Potomic.
What was the significance of the first Battle of Bull run?
Told the union they needed a large well trained army, war would not be short.
Who did the south exemption from conscriptions?
1. Government Workers
3. Planters with over 20 slaves
What was the significance of the Union capturing New Orleans?
Able to block it.
How did the confederates try to break the Union blockade?
They used blockade runners.
What natural feature did the Union use to attack and defeat the South in the West?
What was the significance of the battle of Shiloh?
1. First battle with large scale casualties. More then 20,000 dead or wounded.
Why did Lee and Davis decide the South should invade Maryland?
1. Victory in North
2. Election was coming up. Helped Peace Democrats.
3.Feed his troops
Why did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation? What areas of the state did it affect and why?
Reasons: 1. Punish the south
2. Make the soldiers sacrifices worth while.
Only affected states in rebellion were confederate states.