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The basic cause of the Civil War was a difference of opinion between North and South over the existence of ______


On another issue, Southerners opposed a ______ that Northern manufacturers demanded as protection against cheaper foreign goods


Plantation owners in the South were angered by people who helped slaves escape along the _______ ______

Underground Railroad

Slaves became free men when they reached ________


People who helped slaves were breaking the ________

Fugitive Slave Act

Northerners who wanted to do away with slavery were called _______


Southerners became alarmed when a Northerner named _______ was elected president in 1860

Abraham Lincoln

After the election of 1860, seven states decided they no longer wanted to be a part of the _______


The first state to leave the Union was ______ _____

South Carolina

Altogether, eleven Southern Sates ______


A new nation was formed called the Confederate States of America, or ______


The President of the Confederate States was ______ ______

Jefferson Davis

States which did not side with either the North or South were called ________ _______

Border States

The Civil War lasted from ____ to ____

1861, 1865

The Confeseracy hoped that ______ and France would come to its aid


Men in the Northern army were called Union soldiers, while those from the South were known as _________ soldiers


The war began when Confederates at Charleston, South Carolina, fired on Union troops stationed at _____ ______

Fort Sumter

Following the attack on Fort Sumter, Lincoln asked for _________ volunteers to join the Union Army


At the Battle of ____ ____, Confederates showed they would not be easily defeated in the Civil War

Bull Run

The Southern commander through most of the war was _____ __ _____

Robert E. Lee

Union forces hoped to capture the Confederate capital at _______, _______

Richmond, Virginia

On several occasions during the war, the Confederates threatened the Northern capital at _________ ___

Washington D.C.

The _________ fought to a draw at Hampton Roads, Virginia


General Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the North ended at the bloody Battle of ________


Confederate General _______ was accidentally killed by his own men at Chancellorsville


During the war, the Confederacy was unable to trade its cotton to other countries for badly needed supplies because of the Union _______


New Orleans fell to a Union naval squadron under Admiral _______


The Confederate Army tried to invade the North for a second time in 1863, but was defeated at _______, Pennsylvania


The victorious Union Commander at Gettysburg was General ______


The North took control of the Mississippi River when the city of _________ surrendered after a lengthy siege


A Union army commanded by General _______ burned Atlanta and marched to the sea


Most of the battles of the war were fought on ________ soil


After four years of fighting, General Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at _________ ____ ____

Appomotox Court House

Union General in the Battles of the Seven Days

George McClellan

Winner of the 2nd Battle of Bull Run


Winner of Vicksburg


Winner of Chancellorsville


Winner of Gettysburg


Winner of New Orleans


Winner of Fort Sumter


Winner of Antietam


Winner of Shiloh


Winner of Fredericksburg


Winner of 1st Battle of Bull Run


Winner of Seven Days/Pines


Winner of Fort Henry


Winner of Atlanta


Winner of Fort Donelson


Winner of Savannah


Winner of Chattanooga


Winner of Chickamauga


Winner of Wilmington


Winner of Jackson, Mississippi


The Union President in the Election of 1860

Abraham Lincoln

The CSA President

Jefferson Davis

Union General in 1864, come from west to east

Ulysses Grant

Union General in West

William Sherman

Nurse who started Red Cross

Clara Barton

Naval officer who captured New Orleans

David Farragut

General at Bull Run and Fort Sumter

P.G.T Beauregard

General who stood his ground at Bull Run and killed by his own men as Chancellorsville

Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

General who led a final charge at Gettysburg

General Pickett

The first official battle where blood was shed

Bull Run

Where Naval officer captured the city that opened up Mississippi River in South

New Orleans

A battle in PA that was a turnaround battle


Battle that Union almost lost, took several days


A city that lost from seige, split south in half, and Union took control of Mississippi River


A Battle in North, south lost terribly


A document that freed slaves in all seceded states

Emancipation Proclamation

War strategy that involed attacking resources, livestock, and civilians

Total War

A war strategy that pushed an enemy until they tire and fail

War of Attrition

War Strategy used by Grant

War of Attrition

War Strategy used by Sherman

Total War

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