How did the economies of the North and South differ during the war?
The Union blockade of Southern ports affected commerce in the South, causing a decrease in its economy. Also many slaves ran away. By the other hand, the supplies needed for the war created an increase in Northern economy.
Robert E. Lee
Commander of Union troops in Georgia and South Carolina
William Tecumseh Sherman
What kind of discrimination did African-American soldiers in the Union army face?
They were usually paid less than withes
Why was the Battle of Gettysburg so important?
it was considered a turning point in the war. Northerners became rejuvenated due to the fact that they had finally broken through and defeated Less' army.
How did General Lee have mixed success in the East?
He successfully defended the Confederate capital and forced the Union army to retreat
Union ironclad ship
Northern Democrat who advocated making peace with the Confederacy during the Civil War
Battle won by the Confederates
Important speech by President Lincoln
Why did Britain remain neutral?
Great Britain had a large supply of cotton which means it wont need the South to sell them cotton anymore
Abolished slavery everywhere in the United States
Name two reactions to the Emancipation Proclamation
In the North, it gave the war a high moral purpose. Blacks could enlist in the Union army. The Proclamation also made the Confederacy more determined
What did the Thirteen Amendment do?
It abolished slavery everywhere in the United States.
Commander of the Union navy
David G. Farragut
How did Presidents Davis and Lincoln deal with political opposition to the war?
Both presidents expanded their presidential power and suspended the right of habeas corpus.
What was the purpose of the U.S. Sanitary Commission?
To help improve health conditions on both sides
Confederate ironclad ship
Three-part Union strategy to win the Civil War
Drafting of civilians to serve in the army
Law that set up a system of federally chartered banks
National Bank Act
Union victory in Mississippi
Who won the battle at Bull Run?
Ulysses S. Grant
Assassin of President Lincoln
John Wilkes Booth
What event started the Civil War?
Confederates' victory at Fort Sumter
Which side won most of the battles for control of the Mississippi River region?
What happened to the economies of the North and the South as a result of the Civil War?
The economy in the North rose quickly, in the south, it went down.
Confederate war camp
Confederate victory in Virginia
Tax that takes a percentage of an individual’s income
Relief agency founded by Clara Barton in 1881
Union fort in Charleston, South Carolina
Why were Sherman's victories important to Lincoln?
They helped him to be reelected in a second presidential term.
What was the result of the battle at Vicksburg?
As a result of the battle, the Union controlled the Mississippi River.
Site of the Confederate surrender
Appomattox Court House
Court order that says that a person who is jailed has to appear before the court to determine why he or she is being jailed.
Most decisive battle of the war
Site of Confederate massacre of more than 200 African American war prisoners
Order issued by Lincoln freeing slaves behind Confederate lines