Flashcards in Ch 15 Deck (58):
Who became the president of the confederacy?
How did the confederate constitution compare to that of the United States?
It was very similar except it guaranteed the existence of slavery
What were some advantages for the North?
What were some advantages of the confederacy?
-southerners= good with guns
-cotton (way to open up diplomatic channels with England and France)
Who was the top confederate general in the civil war?
Robert E Lee
Which General captured fort Sumter?
General Peter Beauregard
Who were the "eyes and ears" of Robert E Lee
What became a major disadvantage for the confederacy?
Idea of states rights
Who came up with the Anaconda Plan?
General Whinfield Scott
What were the 3 phases of the anaconda plan?
1) Western campaign (divide and conquer)
2) Eastern campaign (attack Capitol)
3) Naval Blockade
What was the Capitol of the confederacy?
Why was the anaconda plan never fully implemented?
It was seen as to passive
Who eventually revisits the anaconda plan?
Ulysses S Grant
What was the first major land battle in the civil war?
Battle of Bull Run
What was bull run aka?
Who did Lincoln send to try and take Richmond?
Who helped turn the tide for the confederacy by having his men stand like a wall?
Who won the battle of bull run
What made the civil war extremely deadly?
Advancements in warfare
Wooden ships with iron over top
Where did the Moniter face the Merrimac?
Hampton roads, virginia
What was the name of the confederate ship?
What was the Merrimac nicknamed?
What was the name of the union ship?
After the battle of bull run, who did Lincoln send to try to take Richmond?
What battle marked the union taking Richmond?
The second battle of bull run
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
What was the bloodiest battle of the civil war?
Who won the battle of Antietam?
Who was nicknamed tardy george and failed to go after Lee after Antietam?
This freed any slaves in confederate states
What did the emancipation proclamation almost guarantee?
Europe would stay neutral
What regiments were the first all black regiments?
54th and 55th of Massachusetts
Who led the 54th and 55th regiments of Massachusetts?
Robert Gould Shaw
What was the last southern stronghold along the Mississippi?
Who captured New Orleans?
Admiral David Farragut
Who laid siege to Vicksburg?
Who surrendered at Vicksburg after 40 days?
Where is Gettysburg ?
Who was the union General Attlee Gettysburg?
Who did Lee order to charge the center of union lines?
What does the battle of Gettysburg mark?
The ride turns for the north
Why was Lincoln upset with Meade?
Meade did not follow Lee after Gettysburg and finish him off
Who captured Atlanta in 1864?
What did Sherman's capture of Atlanta assure?
Sherman marched from Atlanta to __________
What did Sherman want to prove during his famous march?
That the confederate government could not protect it's civilians
What happened when Sherman reached Savannah?
They gave up peacefully
Where did Sherman go to after capturing Savannah?
Who was the democratic candidate in the election of 1864?
George B Mclellan
Where did Lee surrender?
What party was Lincoln a leader of prior to the Republican Party?
Where did South Carolina hold a convention to secede?
Believed that slave states should secede as a unit
Where did delegates from the Deep South meet to establish the confederate states of America?
Where was Jefferson Davis from?
Who was the Vice President of the confederacy?