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Title: Civil War


1
Civil War
  • Jake Minchew
  • For Mrs. Cowart

2
Causes
  • States Rights
  • Trade Imbalance
  • Slavery

3
States Rights
  • States have rights.
  • The U.S. government has rights.
  • Which are more important?

4
Slavery
  • North wanted to prevent the spread of slavery.
  • Issue was over whether the federal government
    could tell states what to do.

5
Fort Sumter
  • The firing on Ft. Sumter was the start of the
    shooting conflict between the north and the south.

6
Emancipation Proclamation
  • Issued after the start of the war
  • Written by President Lincoln
  • Met mixed reactions
  • Ordered the slaves to be freed
  • This didnt happen until the war ended.

7
Shermans March to the Sea
  • Army marched from Atlanta to Savannah
  • Path was 50 miles wide
  • Burned and destroyed everything

8
Lees Surrender at Appomattox
  • April 9, 1865
  • Ended the Civil War
  • His men were allowed to return home.

9
Abraham Lincoln
  • 16th President of the United States.
  • His election led to several southern states
    leaving the Union.
  • Served as President of the U.S. during the Civil
    War.
  • Wrote Emancipation Proclamation
  • Was assassinated

10
Ulysses Grant
  • Commander of the Northern Army at the end of the
    war.

11
Jefferson Davis
  • Former Secretary of War for the United States and
    Former U.S. Senator from Mississippi
  • President of the Confederate States of America.

12
Robert E. Lee
  • Leader of the Confederate Army.
  • Known as great military mind.
  • Was offered command of the Union Army by
    President Lincoln at the start of the war.
  • Turned down that offer to defend his home state
    of Virginia.

13
Frederick Douglas
  • Former slave who escaped
  • Learned to read and write
  • Great speaker

14
Harriet Tubman
  • Former slave
  • Escaped slavery
  • Conductor for the Underground Railroad
  • Helped over 300 slaves escape to freedom

15
Life on the Battlefield
  • Only officers had tents
  • Carried all their belongings on their backs
  • Very boring when not actually fighting
  • Played games
  • Wrote letters

16
Life on the Homefront
  • Women had to run farms and businesses
  • Worried about soldiers
  • Wrote letters
  • Worked as nurses
  • Often lost everything

17
Effects of the New Amendments
  • 13th, 14th, 15th Amendments
  • Slavery outlawed
  • States rights
  • Everyone had right to vote

18
Reconstruction
  • Had to rebuild things that were destroyed
  • Freed slaves had to learn how to live on their
    own
  • Soldiers returned home

19
In Shermans march to the sea how wide was his
path?
20
Which is more important Federal government or
U.S. government?
21
What was the cause of the shooting conflict
between the North and the South?
22
Who wrote the Emancipation Proclamation?
23
When did the Civil War end?
24
Who was the former Secretary of the war?
25
What did women have to do?
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