Flashcards in Chapter 17 Deck (34):
What was the capital of the CSA?
What were border states?
States were divided between the north ad the south
Which side had the larger army?
What was the main goal for the North at the beginning of the war?
Reunite the country
What was the name of the Union war plan to choke out the Confederacy?
The anaconda plan
What was the main goal for the South in the Civil War?
To preserve their way of life
How did both sides name battles in the Civil War?
The north named after land marks and the south after cities
What was the first major battle of the Civil War?
Who were the two generals of this battle?
P.G.T Beauregard and stone wall Jackson
Why did the Confederate troops become inspired during this battle?
The confederate scream
Who was one of the most gifted tactical commanders in US History?
What caused the Union troops to drop their weapons and retreat in this battle?
The southern battle cry
Why did the Confederate troops not pursue the fight after their victory at Bull
They were. Disorganized and weekend
What battles gave the Union control of the Columbia and Tennessee Rivers?
The battle of fort Henry and the battle of fort Denton
What was the warship that the South rebuilt with iron plates on the sides?
What was the general name for iron plated ships that the South used to break through the North’s defense?
What was the Battle of Shiloh named after?
What was the single bloodiest day of fighting in the Civil War?
The battle of Antietam
What did Lincoln shift his focus in the war towards after Antietam?
The Civil War was the first time thousands of women did what?
What were the 3 reasons the Southern economy suffered more than that of the
Because the south relied on agriculture,the lack of industry,and shortage of goods
What did Lincoln sign on January 1st. 1863
The emancipation proclamation
Who believed that the signing on Jan 1, 1863 was the greatest event in US History?
What was the most well known African-American regiment in the Civil War?
What was the turning point of the war?
What speech was about equality, freedom, and states’ rights no longer being
The Gettysburg address
What three things was the Gettysburg Address about?
Equality freedom and states rights
What was important about David Farragut?
On his land the war started on his land it ended
Where was Sherman’s “march to the sea” headed?
Where did Robert E. Lee surrender to Ulysses S. Grant?
Aponatics court house
How severe were the terms of surrender at Appomattox Court House toward the
There were almost no penalties
What treaty ended the Civil War?
No treaty was signed
How many soldiers died in the war?