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Title: Civil War Review


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Civil War Review
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What happened when the Southern states seceded?
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  • They broke their ties to the United States
    forming their own country, called the Confederate
    States of America.

4
Who was president of the Confederacy?
5
  • Jefferson Davis

6
What was the Confederacy?
7
  • The slaveholding states that seceded from the
    Union.

8
What category did the North have the biggest
advantage?
9
What percent of total population did the South
have?
10
During the Gettysburg Address, Lincoln spoke of
the great task remaining before us. This task
was to
11
  • to bring the country back together again.

12
What was Ulysses S. Grants major role in the
Civil War?
13
  • To lead the Union army to victory

14
What was a new type of ship used during the war?
15
  • ironclads

16
He was the leading general of the Confederacy.
17
Robert E. Lee
18
What was the name of the most famous black
regiment?
19
  • 54th Massachusetts, who became famous during the
    attack on Fort Wagner.

20
Why did the soldiers from the North have an
advantage over soldiers from the South?
21
  • The North had far more resources than the South.

22
What is the name of the fort where the Civil War
began?
23
Fort Sumter
24
After this battle, Lincoln issued the
Emancipation Proclamation. It was also the
bloodiest day in U.S. History.
25
The Battle of Antietam
26
The Emancipation Proclamation declared that
27
  • enslaved persons in the Confederate states would
    be freed.

28
Which candidate won the most popular votes?
29
What was the first battle of the Civil War fought
on Northern soil?
30
The Battle of Antietam
31
What new weapons led to an increased casualty
rates?
32
  • News rifles and bullets, ironclad ships

33
This was where the surrender of the Civil War was
signed.
34
Appomattox Court House
35
What advantages did the soldiers from the South
have?
36
  • They were fighting close to home
  • They had better generals
  • They were closer to their supplies

37
What body of water is the Siege of Vicksburg near?
38
Where were most of the battles of the war fought?
39
How did Gettysburg and Antietam differ from most
of the battles fought during the war?
40
  • Both were in the North

41
What was important about the 54th Massachusetts
Regiment?
42
  • They made up one of the first African-American
    regiments of the war

43
Why was the Gettysburg important?
44
  • The South would never invade the North again
  • The battle was the turning point of the war
  • Lincoln gave a famous speech there after the
    battle

45
What does each area on the map represent?
46
What was Ulysses S. Grants role in the war?
47
  • Commander of the Union army at the end of the war
  • Accepted Lees surrender at Appomattox

48
Abraham Lincoln
49
  • President of the Union
  • Issued the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Gave the Gettysburg Address

50
John Wilkes Booth
51
Assassinated Lincoln
52
Clara Barton
53
  • Union nurse that began the Red Cross

54
William Tecumseh Sherman
55
  • Union General of the North that burned Atlanta
  • Believed in Total War.

56
Battle of Vicksburg
57
  • Battle which the Union won which allowed them to
    control the Mississippi River

58
Battle of Antietam
59
  • Bloodiest single day in U.S. history
  • Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation
    after the battle.
  • One of the battles fought in the North

60
Battle of Gettysburg
61
  • Turing point of the war - Confederacy would never
    invade Northern territory again
  • Bloodiest battle of the war
  • Lincolns famous speech given after the battle

62
Appomattox Court House
63
  • Where Lee surrendered to Grant ending the Civil
    War
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