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Who became the president of the confederacy?

Jefferson Davis

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How did the confederate constitution compare to that of the United States?

It was very similar except it guaranteed the existence of slavery

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What were some advantages for the North?

-Population
-railroads
-manufacturing
-farmland
-navy
-government leadership

3

What were some advantages of the confederacy?

-defensive war
-military leadership
-southerners= good with guns
-cotton (way to open up diplomatic channels with England and France)

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Who was the top confederate general in the civil war?

Robert E Lee

5

Which General captured fort Sumter?

General Peter Beauregard

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Who were the "eyes and ears" of Robert E Lee

Jeb Stuart

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What became a major disadvantage for the confederacy?

Idea of states rights

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Who came up with the Anaconda Plan?

General Whinfield Scott

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What were the 3 phases of the anaconda plan?

1) Western campaign (divide and conquer)
2) Eastern campaign (attack Capitol)
3) Naval Blockade

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What was the Capitol of the confederacy?

Richmond Virginia

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Why was the anaconda plan never fully implemented?

It was seen as to passive

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Who eventually revisits the anaconda plan?

Ulysses S Grant

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What was the first major land battle in the civil war?

Battle of Bull Run

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What was bull run aka?

Manasseh Junction

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Who did Lincoln send to try and take Richmond?

Irvin McDowell

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Who helped turn the tide for the confederacy by having his men stand like a wall?

Stonewall jackson

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Who won the battle of bull run

The confederacy

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What made the civil war extremely deadly?

Advancements in warfare

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Wooden ships with iron over top

Iron class

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Where did the Moniter face the Merrimac?

Hampton roads, virginia

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What was the name of the confederate ship?

Merrimac

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What was the Merrimac nicknamed?

The virginia

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What was the name of the union ship?

The monitor

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After the battle of bull run, who did Lincoln send to try to take Richmond?

George McClellan

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What battle marked the union taking Richmond?

The second battle of bull run

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Why did Lee decide to go offensive?

-get fighting out of south
-get a diplomatic superpower to recognize the confederacy
-put pressure on Lincoln to end the war with a settlement

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What was the bloodiest battle of the civil war?

Antietam

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Who won the battle of Antietam?

No victor

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Who was nicknamed tardy george and failed to go after Lee after Antietam?

McClellan

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This freed any slaves in confederate states

Emancipation proclamation

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What did the emancipation proclamation almost guarantee?

Europe would stay neutral

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What regiments were the first all black regiments?

54th and 55th of Massachusetts

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Who led the 54th and 55th regiments of Massachusetts?

Robert Gould Shaw

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What was the last southern stronghold along the Mississippi?

Vicksburg

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Who captured New Orleans?

Admiral David Farragut

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Who laid siege to Vicksburg?

Grant

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Who surrendered at Vicksburg after 40 days?

General Pemberton

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Where is Gettysburg ?

Pennsylvania

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Who was the union General Attlee Gettysburg?

Mead

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Who did Lee order to charge the center of union lines?

General Pickett

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What does the battle of Gettysburg mark?

The ride turns for the north

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Why was Lincoln upset with Meade?

Meade did not follow Lee after Gettysburg and finish him off

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Who captured Atlanta in 1864?

General Sherman

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What did Sherman's capture of Atlanta assure?

Lincoln's reelection

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Sherman marched from Atlanta to __________

Savannah

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What did Sherman want to prove during his famous march?

That the confederate government could not protect it's civilians

47

What happened when Sherman reached Savannah?

They gave up peacefully

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Where did Sherman go to after capturing Savannah?

South Carolina

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Who was the democratic candidate in the election of 1864?

George B Mclellan

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Where did Lee surrender?

Appomattox Courthouse

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What party was Lincoln a leader of prior to the Republican Party?

Whigs

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Where did South Carolina hold a convention to secede?

Charleston

53

Believed that slave states should secede as a unit

Cooperationists

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Where did delegates from the Deep South meet to establish the confederate states of America?

Montgomery Alabama

55

Where was Jefferson Davis from?

Mississippi

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Who was the Vice President of the confederacy?

Alexander Stevens

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These people believed in peace at any price

Copperheads