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Title: The Civil War Through Maps & Charts Author: Susan M. Pojer Last modified by: Lauren Glasgow Created Date: 12/6/2004 12:11:00 AM Document presentation format – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: The Civil War Through Maps


1
The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts
and Cartoons
2
Political Cartoons
  • Political cartoons express the cartoonists
    opinion on a current issue through images and
    words
  • Cartoons contain some or all of the following
    artistic devices
  • Important people
  • Symbols
  • Exaggerated details
  • Labels that identify parts of the cartoon
  • Voice or thought bubbles
  • A caption

3
Rail Splitter Cartoon
  • Match each letter to one of the six artistic
    devices
  • What do you think is the cartoonists message?

4
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5
Lincolns Election
This is the way the North views it This is the
way the South views it
6
Fight to Save the Union
OLD ABE OH, ITS ALL WELL ENOUGH TO SAY, THAT I
MUST SUPPORT THE DIGNITY OF MY HIGH OFFICE BY
FORCE. BUT ITS DARNED UNCOMFORTABLE SITTING!
7
Civil War Charts and Graphs
  • The next four slides show important information
    about the North and South
  • In your notes create a chart like the one on the
    following slide

8
North v. South at the Beginning
LIST ADVANTAGES / DISADVANTAGES EACH SIDE HAD
AT THE START
North South
Advantages ? ?
Disadvantages ? ?
9
Rating the North the South
10
Railroad Lines, 1860
11
Resources North the South
12
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13
North vs. South
  • North
  • More resources
  • More people
  • Moral cause
  • Preserve Union
  • End Slavery?
  • South
  • Better military leaders
  • Defense of
  • Way of life
  • States rights
  • American ideals?

14
The Union and Confederacy in 1861
15
Overview of Civil War Strategy Anaconda Plan
16
Men Present for Duty in the Civil War
17
Immigrants as a of a States Population in 1860
18
Battle of Bull Run (1st Manassas),
July, 1861
19
Emancipation Proclamation
  • "That on the first day of January, in the year of
    our Lord one thousand eight hundred and
    sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within
    any State or designated part of a State, the
    people whereof shall then be in rebellion against
    the United States, shall be then, thenceforward,
    and forever free and the Executive Government of
    the United States, including the military and
    naval authority thereof, will recognize and
    maintain the freedom of such persons

20
Emancipation Proclamation
  • Emancipation Purposes
  • Frees slaves only in the South?
  • Border states locked up
  • Moral rallying point for Union forces appease
    abolitionists
  • Create problems for South
  • Create potential troops large numbers of able
    bodied men
  • Reactions
  • Northern democrats, border states protest
  • South uses it as diplomatic issue

21
Emancipation in 1863
22
The Southern View of Emancipation
23
African-Americans in Civil War Battles
24
The Massacre at Fort Pillow, TN (April 12, 1864)
25
Nathan Bedford Forrest (Captured Fort Pillow)
  • 262 African-Americans
  • 295 white Union soldiers.
  • Ordered? black soldiers murdered after
    they surrendered! many white soldiers killed
    as well
  • Became the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan
    after the war.

26
The War in the West, 1863 Vicksburg
27
The Road to Gettysburg 1863
28
Gettysburg Casualties
29
Gettysburg
  • Turning point of the Civil War
  • Last Offensive move by the South
  • South unable to recover from loss of troops,
    equipment, etc.
  • Begins Northern strategy of total war

30
The Progress of War 1861-1865
31
Shermans March through Georgia to the Sea, 1864
32
Presidential Election of 1864
33
The Final Virginia Campaign 1864-1865
34
Casualties on Both Sides
35
Civil War Casualties in Comparison to Other Wars
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