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Title: The Civil War


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The Civil War
  • Based on a PowerPoint found at
    www.pptpalooza.net/PPTs/AHAP/CivilWar.ppt
  • Background image http//www.soldierstudies.org/in
    dex.php?actionwebquest_1

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http//www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/hh/25/h
h25i.htm
  • Date
  • Commanders
  • Soldier Nicknames
  • 1861-1865
  • Union Ulysses S. Grant
  • Confederate Robert E. Lee (offered command of
    Union troops, but in 1862 was appointed to
    command the Army of Northern Virginia)
  • Union Yankee
  • Confederate Rebels

http//www.doi.gov/library/programs/speaker.cfm
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North vs. South
North South
Advantages ? ?
Disadvantages ? ?
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http//daoutlawcho.tripod.com/NvScomp.html
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Rating the North the South
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Additional Information for Chart
  • Union
  • Controlled the navy, set up blockade
  • Fight offensive war
  • Confederacy
  • Excellent generals
  • Easier to defend
  • Had to import munitions

http//thomaslegion.net/the_civil_war_blockade_his
tory.html
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Slave/Free States Population, 1861
8
Soldiers Occupations North/South Combined
9
The Union Confederacy in 1861
10
The Leaders of the Confederacy
Pres. Jefferson Davis
VP Alexander Stevens
11
Jefferson Daviss inauguration as Confederate
president at the Alabama state capitol, Feb. 18,
1861.
Liberty but within each State its government
has remained, so that the rights of person
property have not been disturbed.
http//opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/17/ha
stily-composed/
12
The Confederate White House
The Confederate Seal
MOTTO ? With God As Our Vindicator
13
Overview of the Norths Civil War Strategy Anaco
nda Plan
14
Lincolns Generals
Winfield Scott
Joseph Hooker
Ulysses S. Grant
Irwin McDowell
George McClellan
George Meade
Ambrose Burnside
George McClellan, Again!
15
McClellan I Can Do It All!
16
The Confederate Generals
Stonewall Jackson
Nathan Bedford Forrest
George Pickett
Jeb Stuart
James Longstreet
Robert E. Lee
17
First Battle of the Civil War Battle of Ft.
Sumter Ft. Sumter was fired upon by rebel forces
to begin the Civil War, April 1861
http//www.civilwarhome.com/ftsumter.htm
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Battle of Bull Run (1st Manassas) July, 1861
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The Battle of the Ironclads, March, 1862
The Monitor vs. the Merrimac
20
Damage on the Deck of the Monitor
21
War in the East 1861-1862
22
Battle of Antietam Bloodiest Single Day of the
War
September 17, 1862
23,000 casualties
Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation 6
days after this battle.
23
Emancipation in 1863
24
The Emancipation Proclamation Changed nature of
war from preserving the Union to freeing the
slaves. Only freed slaves in rebelling
territories.
25
African-American Recruiting Poster
26
The Famous 54th Massachusetts
William Carney 1st black to solder to receive
the Congressional Medal of Honor
http//inquiryunlimited.org/ss_1800s/civil_war/54t
h_mass_colored_civil.html
http//www.nps.gov/museum/treasures/html/L/FRDO120
.htm
27
African-Americans in Civil War Battles
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Black Troops Freeing Slaves
29
Philip Bazaar
Latino who received the Congressional Medal of
Honor for bravery during the assault on Ft. Fisher
http//www.eddiemartinezart.com/military/civil_war
/10CW.html
30
Extensive Legislation Passed Without the South in
Congress
  • 1861 Morrill Tariff Act
  • 1862 Homestead Act
  • 1862 Legal Tender Act
  • 1862 Morrill Land Grant Act
  • 1862 Emancipation Proclamation
    (1/1/1863)
  • 1863 Pacific Railway Act
  • 1863 National Bank Act

31
The War in the West, 1863 Vicksburg, North
captured the strong hold to gain control of the
Mississippi River to divide the Southern states.
32
Turning Point Battle of Gettysburg 1863
The fate of the Confederacy was sealed with the
Union victory here. This was the only attack the
Confederacy made on Union territory.
33
Gettysburg Casualties
34
The North Initiates the Draft, 1863
35
Recruiting Irish Immigrants in NYC
36
Recruiting Blacks in NYC
37
NYC Draft Riots, (July 13-16, 1863)
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NYC Draft Riots, (July 13-16, 1863)
39
Inflation in the South
40
The Progress of War 1861-1865
41
Shermans March to the Sea through Georgia, 1864
42
1864 Election
Pres. Lincoln (R)
George McClellan (D)
43
Presidential Election Results
44
The Final Virginia Campaign 1864-1865
45
Surrender (last battle) at Appomattox April 9,
1865
Lee surrenders the Confederate forces of Virginia
to Grant.
46
Casualties on Both Sides
47
Civil War Casualties in Comparison to Other Wars
48
Fords Theater (April 14, 1865)
49
The Assassin
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
John Wilkes Booth
50
WANTED!!
51
Now He Belongs to the Ages!
52
The Execution
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