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World History - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
heliocentric
geocentric
telescope
gravity
sun is the center of the universe
Earth is the center of the universe
optical instrument for making distant objects appear nearer a…
force that pulls objects toward Earth and draws planets into…
heliocentric
sun is the center of the universe
geocentric
Earth is the center of the universe
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Chapter 16 Vocabulary HISTORY
Bedouin
Monotheism
Islam
Muhammad
An Arabic speaking, traditionally nomadic people of South Wes…
Belief in one God
A monotheistic religion, based on the teachings of Muhammad a…
The founder and major prophet of Islam
Bedouin
An Arabic speaking, traditionally nomadic people of South Wes…
Monotheism
Belief in one God
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History chapter 16 vocabulary
Imperialism
Independent
Invested
Victory
the plan of a country for getting control of other countries.
free from outside control.
put money into business to make a profit.
a success in a war; the defeat of an enemy.
Imperialism
the plan of a country for getting control of other countries.
Independent
free from outside control.
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World History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Henry the Navigator
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Jacques Cartier
1394-1460 - Prince of Portugal and patron of exploration; he…
1469-1524 - Portuguese navigator who from 1497-1499, became t…
1451-1506 - Italian explorer who sailed for Spain. He reached…
French who in 1534 sought the Northwest Passage by sailing fr…
Henry the Navigator
1394-1460 - Prince of Portugal and patron of exploration; he…
Vasco da Gama
1469-1524 - Portuguese navigator who from 1497-1499, became t…
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History Chapter 16
Education Improvement Act
Partisan
Nikki Haley
Spoleto USA Festival
A 1984 law that increased sales tax by one cent to help fund…
Strong loyalty to a person, group, or political party.
the name of the second Indian American to be elected governor…
A festival in Charleston celebrating the visual arts - dance,…
Education Improvement Act
A 1984 law that increased sales tax by one cent to help fund…
Partisan
Strong loyalty to a person, group, or political party.
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Chapter 16-History
Asoka
Shih Huang Ti
Genghis Khan
Prince Shotoku
greatest ruler of the Maurya Empire that extended his dominio…
the Chinese emperor who started the Ch'in dynasty and built t…
the Mongol emperor who ruled the largest empire in history
the "founder of Japanese civilization" whose greatest accompl…
Asoka
greatest ruler of the Maurya Empire that extended his dominio…
Shih Huang Ti
the Chinese emperor who started the Ch'in dynasty and built t…
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History 6: Chapter 16 Vocabulary
legislature
massacre
Boston Tea Party
American Revolution
a lawmaking body
an event that causes the death of unresisting or helpless peo…
an event when about 60 colonists who were disguised as Native…
the time when colonists broke free and gained independence fr…
legislature
a lawmaking body
massacre
an event that causes the death of unresisting or helpless peo…
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U.S. History Chapter 16 Vocab
Closed Shop
Right to Work
Union Shop
Dynamic Conservatism
A working establishment where only people belonging to the un…
Refers to statutes that prohibit unions from making union mem…
a provision found in some collective bargaining agreements re…
President Eisenhower's philosophy of government. He called it…
Closed Shop
A working establishment where only people belonging to the un…
Right to Work
Refers to statutes that prohibit unions from making union mem…
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History-Chapter 16-Vocabulary
the aggressive preparation for war
the German strategy calling for a two…
the well disciplined communist fightin…
The Triple Alliance was made up of
militarism
...
Red Army
Germany, Austria, Hungary and Italy
the aggressive preparation for war
militarism
the German strategy calling for a two…
...
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chapter 16 - american history
New Deal
hundred days
public works program
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Term used to describe President Franklin Roosevelt's relief,…
period at the start of Franklin Roosevelt's presidency in 193…
Government-funded projects to build public facilities
established by congress in 1933, this program put more than 2…
New Deal
Term used to describe President Franklin Roosevelt's relief,…
hundred days
period at the start of Franklin Roosevelt's presidency in 193…
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History of Our World Chapter 16 Vocabulary
circumnavigation
isthmus
monopoly
colony
going completely around the Earth, especially by water
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger areas of land
the exclusive control of goods or services in a market
a territory ruled over by a distant state
circumnavigation
going completely around the Earth, especially by water
isthmus
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger areas of land
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World History Chapter 16
Catherine the Great
Peter the Great
Frederick II (the Great)
Oliver Cromwell
Had her husband murdered so that she could come to power in R…
Went to Europe and got a job to learn modern ways so that he…
Leader of Prussia
leader of a new government "Commonwealth" after English Civ…
Catherine the Great
Had her husband murdered so that she could come to power in R…
Peter the Great
Went to Europe and got a job to learn modern ways so that he…
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US History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Regulate
Fugitive
Secede
Network
To control
Person who is running away from legal authority
To officially leave an organization
Interconnected system
Regulate
To control
Fugitive
Person who is running away from legal authority
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History 10 - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Golf of Tonkin Resolution
Selective Service System
Robert Kennedy
Vietcong
Authorized Johnson to take any necessary military actions aga…
Government department in charge of conducting the military dr…
Democratic candidate for President assassination in June 1968
Communist rebel group in South Vietnam who fought against Die…
Golf of Tonkin Resolution
Authorized Johnson to take any necessary military actions aga…
Selective Service System
Government department in charge of conducting the military dr…
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Boost History Chapter 16
Fort Sumter
Robert E. Lee
border state
King Cotton
a federal fort located in the harbor of Charleston, South Car…
a talented military leader from who joined the Confederacy; h…
a slave state that bordered states in which slavery was illegal
cotton was called king because cotton was important to the wo…
Fort Sumter
a federal fort located in the harbor of Charleston, South Car…
Robert E. Lee
a talented military leader from who joined the Confederacy; h…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 16
nation's first big business
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Eastern Trunk Lines
transcontinental railroads
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
In the early days of the railroads, from 1830s to the 1860s,…
During the Civil War, Congress authorized land grants and loa…
nation's first big business
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
Cornelius Vanderbilt
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
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American History - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Fort Sumter
Confederacy
Robert E. Lee
Border States
The Union fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.
The nation formed by the Southern states.
He was a Confederate general and commander of the Army of Nor…
The slave states that bordered the states where slavery was i…
Fort Sumter
The Union fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.
Confederacy
The nation formed by the Southern states.
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History Chapter 16
Who is Jefferson Davis? Why is he sign…
Who is Abraham Lincoln? Why is he sign…
Describe the "Gettysburg Address" and…
Explain the "Emancipation Proclamation…
Confederate President
President of the U.S., 1861-1865
Lincoln's speech after the "Battle of Gettysburg". He made th…
Issued on 1/1/1863; ends slavery in rebelling states/areas of…
Who is Jefferson Davis? Why is he sign…
Confederate President
Who is Abraham Lincoln? Why is he sign…
President of the U.S., 1861-1865
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Chapter 16 History Vocabulary
Border State
Export
Blockade
Contrast
in the civil war the states between the north and the south:…
A good or service produced in the home country and sold in an…
a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the en…
The state of being noticeably different from something else w…
Border State
in the civil war the states between the north and the south:…
Export
A good or service produced in the home country and sold in an…
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U. S. History Chapter 16: The Civil War
Fort Sumter-battle where the first sho…
border states-States highlighted in red
Windfield Scott
cotton diplomacy-the diplomatic method…
Union general who was replaced by George B. McClellan
Fort Sumter-battle where the first sho…
border states-States highlighted in red
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US History Chapter 16 vocabulary
Fort Sumter
border states
cotton diplomacy
First Battle of Bull Run
a federal outpost in South Carolina that was attacked by Conf…
slave states that did not secede from the Union to join the C…
the idea that Great Britain would support the Confederacy bec…
the first major battle of the Civil War
Fort Sumter
a federal outpost in South Carolina that was attacked by Conf…
border states
slave states that did not secede from the Union to join the C…
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World History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Conquistador
Piracy
Puritan
Trapper
A Spanish conqueror
Piracy The robbing of ships on the ocean
Puritan A member of a sixteenth-or seventeenth- century Engli…
A person who traps wild animals for their furs
Conquistador
A Spanish conqueror
Piracy
Piracy The robbing of ships on the ocean
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Us history vocabulary chapter 16
Joseph Stalin
Totalitarian
Benito Mussolini
Fascism
Dictator of the Soviet Union who sent people against him to S…
Government that tried to exert complete control over its citi…
Dictator of Italy that was trying to establish totalitarian r…
stressed nationalism and placed the interests of the state ab…
Joseph Stalin
Dictator of the Soviet Union who sent people against him to S…
Totalitarian
Government that tried to exert complete control over its citi…
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Chapter 16 Vocabulary US History
Joseph Stalin
totalitarian
Benito Mussolini
fascism
"man of steel" took control of country Russia after VI Lenin…
characteristic of a political system in which the government…
established a totalitarian regime in italy where unemployment…
a political philosophy that advocates a strong, centralized,…
Joseph Stalin
"man of steel" took control of country Russia after VI Lenin…
totalitarian
characteristic of a political system in which the government…
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World History- Chapter 16, Exploration and Expansion
caravel
Henry the Navigator
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
a light, fast sailing ship with a rudder and lateen (long, tr…
son of King John I of Portugal, patron and supporter of explo…
Portuguese explorer who traveled to Calicut, India in 1497
Italian sailor who traveled west to reach China but discovere…
caravel
a light, fast sailing ship with a rudder and lateen (long, tr…
Henry the Navigator
son of King John I of Portugal, patron and supporter of explo…
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World History: Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Potlatch
Anasazi
Pueblos
Mississippian
A Native American ceremonial feast used to display rank and p…
An early Native American people that lived in the American So…
Villages of large apartment-like buildings made of clay and s…
Mound builder culture that flourished in North America
Potlatch
A Native American ceremonial feast used to display rank and p…
Anasazi
An early Native American people that lived in the American So…
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History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
10% Plan
The Wade Davis Bill
Radical Republicans
The 13th Ammendment
Issued by President Lincoln in December 1863 that offered amn…
Passed by Congress inJuly 1864, and would have allowed a Sout…
A wing of the Republican party most hostile to slavery; they…
Passed by Congress on Janusry 31,1865, listing 2 provisions,…
10% Plan
Issued by President Lincoln in December 1863 that offered amn…
The Wade Davis Bill
Passed by Congress inJuly 1864, and would have allowed a Sout…
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World History- Chapter 16, Exploration and Expansion
caravel
Henry the Navigator
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
a light, fast sailing ship with a rudder and lateen (long, tr…
son of King John I of Portugal, patron and supporter of explo…
Portuguese explorer who traveled to Calicut, India in 1497
Italian sailor who traveled west to reach China but discovere…
caravel
a light, fast sailing ship with a rudder and lateen (long, tr…
Henry the Navigator
son of King John I of Portugal, patron and supporter of explo…
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World History - Chapter 16
Natural Philosophers
Scientific Method
Scientific Discovery
Corpernicus
Relied on religious teachings and works of Greek/Roman thinke…
Use of instruments, math and experiments to test theories
Calculus, bacteria, elements of oxygen, microscope, chemistry…
Developed theory that the sun is the center of the universe
Natural Philosophers
Relied on religious teachings and works of Greek/Roman thinke…
Scientific Method
Use of instruments, math and experiments to test theories
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American History 2 - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
militarism
nationalism
propaganda
contraband
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing…
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country.
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cau…
Prohibited goods
militarism
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing…
nationalism
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country.
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World History Chapter 16 people
Catherine the Great
Peter the Great
Frederick II (the Great)
Oliver Cromwell
Had her husband murdered so that she could come to power in R…
Went to Europe and got a job to learn modern ways so that he…
Leader of Prussia
leader of a new government "Commonwealth" after English Civ…
Catherine the Great
Had her husband murdered so that she could come to power in R…
Peter the Great
Went to Europe and got a job to learn modern ways so that he…
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Chapter 16 History vocabulary
Flapper
Prohibition
Speakeasies
Harlem Renaissance
Symbol of rebellious jazz age was the liberated going women
Ban on manufacturer and sale of alcoholic beverages
Illegal bars
African Americans cultural movement
Flapper
Symbol of rebellious jazz age was the liberated going women
Prohibition
Ban on manufacturer and sale of alcoholic beverages
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chapter 16 vocabulary history
nonaggression pact
blitzkrieg
battle of britain
atlantic charter
an agreement in which nations promise not to attack one another
'lightning war"- a form of warfare in which surprise attacks…
a series of battles between german and british air forces, fo…
declaration of principles issued in august 1941 by british pr…
nonaggression pact
an agreement in which nations promise not to attack one another
blitzkrieg
'lightning war"- a form of warfare in which surprise attacks…
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World History: Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Potlatch
Anasazi
Pueblos
Mississippian
A Native American ceremonial feast used to display rank and p…
An early Native American people that lived in the American So…
Villages of large apartment-like buildings made of clay and s…
Mound builder culture that flourished in North America
Potlatch
A Native American ceremonial feast used to display rank and p…
Anasazi
An early Native American people that lived in the American So…
20 terms
Chapter 16 history vocabulary
Plessy VS. Ferguson
Poll tax
Debt peonage
Ashcan School
An 1896 case in which the supreme court ruled that separation…
An annual tax formerly had to be paid in some southern states…
A system in which workers are bound in servitude until their…
A group of early 20th century American artist Who often paint…
Plessy VS. Ferguson
An 1896 case in which the supreme court ruled that separation…
Poll tax
An annual tax formerly had to be paid in some southern states…
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-Chapter 16 History Vocabulary
Patronage
Stalwarts
Pendleton Act
Rebates
System in which government jobs went to supporters of the win…
Politicans Who opposed Hayes plan of ending patronage
A law which set up a system for filling government jobs based…
Partial refund
Patronage
System in which government jobs went to supporters of the win…
Stalwarts
Politicans Who opposed Hayes plan of ending patronage
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World History Chapter 16
commune
permanent revolution
one-child policy
outsourcing
in China during the 1950s, a group of collective farms each o…
an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor favored by Mao…
a policy in China that awards families with only one child ed…
a practice where companies send certain jobs, such as data en…
commune
in China during the 1950s, a group of collective farms each o…
permanent revolution
an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor favored by Mao…
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History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Ireland
Scandinavia
Germany
Shakers
- a colony of Britain ... - Home of the Potato Famine, caused 1…
- people from Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, Finland, and Icela…
- had a great influence on the U.S... (great impact on American…
- A Christian Group that preached "Equality." ... - Shaker settl…
Ireland
- a colony of Britain ... - Home of the Potato Famine, caused 1…
Scandinavia
- people from Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, Finland, and Icela…
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history chapter 16 vocabulary
Urbanization
Multicultural
Tarrif
Migration
The movement of populations toward cities and the resulting c…
Influenced by many cultures
A fee or tax that a government charges for goods entering the…
To move from one place to another
Urbanization
The movement of populations toward cities and the resulting c…
Multicultural
Influenced by many cultures
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History II Vocabulary Chapter 16
Fort Sumter
Border states
Winfield Scott
Cotton Diplomacy
Federal posts in Charleston, South Carolina, that surrendered…
four slave states-Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri-…
Union general with a two part strategy for defeating the Conf…
Confederate plan to enlist England's aid in return for contin…
Fort Sumter
Federal posts in Charleston, South Carolina, that surrendered…
Border states
four slave states-Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri-…
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8 History Chapter 16 Vocab
lawsuit
arsenal
civil war
treason
A legal case brought to settle a conflict between two people…
A place where guns are stored is an ___________
A war between two groups of people living in the same country…
To act against your own country, for example to spy for the e…
lawsuit
A legal case brought to settle a conflict between two people…
arsenal
A place where guns are stored is an ___________
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History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Non-Aggression Pact
Blitzkrieg
Charles de Gaulle
Winston Churchill
An agreement in which nations promise not to attack one anoth…
"lightning war" --a form of warfare in which surprise attacks…
French general
The new British prime minister
Non-Aggression Pact
An agreement in which nations promise not to attack one anoth…
Blitzkrieg
"lightning war" --a form of warfare in which surprise attacks…
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America History of Our Nation - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Abraham Lincoln
amnesty
freedman
John Wikes Booth
Wanted to make it easy for the southern states to rejoin the…
a group pardon by government
men and women who were legally freed from slavery after the c…
a Confederate sympathizer who slipped up behind Lincoln while…
Abraham Lincoln
Wanted to make it easy for the southern states to rejoin the…
amnesty
a group pardon by government
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AL History Visual Vocab Chapter 16
convict-leasing
provost
cabinet
paraplegic
the practice of selling the labor of prisoners
the chief officer of a college
the president's highest level of advisors
a person who is paralyzed in both legs
convict-leasing
the practice of selling the labor of prisoners
provost
the chief officer of a college
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History - Chapter 16
Edwin Stanton
Reconstruction
Tenure of Office Act
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
the secretary of war who was hired by Lincoln and fired by An…
the period of the war from the end of the Civil War to 1877
an act passed by the Radicals that made it illegal to remove…
a secret organization formed by Confederate soldiers whose go…
Edwin Stanton
the secretary of war who was hired by Lincoln and fired by An…
Reconstruction
the period of the war from the end of the Civil War to 1877
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 16
nation's first big business
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Eastern Trunk Lines
transcontinental railroads
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
In the early days of the railroads, from 1830s to the 1860s,…
During the Civil War, Congress authorized land grants and loa…
nation's first big business
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
Cornelius Vanderbilt
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
10 terms
History- Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Ho Chi Minh
Domino Theory
Vietcong
Napalm
rebelled against France for Vietnam's freedom
idea that if a nation falls to communism, its closest neighbo…
South Vietnamese communist rebels that waged a guerrilla war…
jellied gasoline dropped in large canisters that explode on i…
Ho Chi Minh
rebelled against France for Vietnam's freedom
Domino Theory
idea that if a nation falls to communism, its closest neighbo…
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AP US History Chapter 16 Terms
transcontinental railroad
protective tariff
Treaty of Kanagawa
Burlingame Treaty
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
A tax on imported goods that raises the price of imports so p…
a treaty signed between the U.S. and Japan allowing Japan to…
An 1868 treaty that guaranteed the rights of U.S. missionarie…
transcontinental railroad
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
protective tariff
A tax on imported goods that raises the price of imports so p…
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Chapter 16 History Vocabulary
Absolute monarch
Divine right
Armada
Huguenots
ruler with complete authority over the government and lives o…
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
Fleet of ships
French Protestants of the 1500s and 1600s
Absolute monarch
ruler with complete authority over the government and lives o…
Divine right
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
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History Chapter 16
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
Breckinridge
General McClellan
His main goal as President was to preserve the Union.
He was the Confederate President
The Southern Democrats nominated him for president, but he lo…
He made two unsuccessful attempts to capture richmond.
Abraham Lincoln
His main goal as President was to preserve the Union.
Jefferson Davis
He was the Confederate President
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