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What was the capital of the CSA?

Richmond VA

1

What were border states?

States were divided between the north ad the south

2

Which side had the larger army?

The north

3

What was the main goal for the North at the beginning of the war?

Reunite the country

4

What was the name of the Union war plan to choke out the Confederacy?

The anaconda plan

5

What was the main goal for the South in the Civil War?

To preserve their way of life

6

How did both sides name battles in the Civil War?

The north named after land marks and the south after cities

7

What was the first major battle of the Civil War?

Bull run

8

Who were the two generals of this battle?

P.G.T Beauregard and stone wall Jackson

9

Why did the Confederate troops become inspired during this battle?

The confederate scream

10

Who was one of the most gifted tactical commanders in US History?

Stonewall Jackson

11

What caused the Union troops to drop their weapons and retreat in this battle?

The southern battle cry

12

Why did the Confederate troops not pursue the fight after their victory at Bull
Run?

They were. Disorganized and weekend

13

What battles gave the Union control of the Columbia and Tennessee Rivers?

The battle of fort Henry and the battle of fort Denton

14

What was the warship that the South rebuilt with iron plates on the sides?

The Merrimack

15

What was the general name for iron plated ships that the South used to break through the North’s defense?

Iron sides

16

What was the Battle of Shiloh named after?

A church

17

What was the single bloodiest day of fighting in the Civil War?

The battle of Antietam

18

What did Lincoln shift his focus in the war towards after Antietam?

Slavery

19

The Civil War was the first time thousands of women did what?

Become nurses

20

What were the 3 reasons the Southern economy suffered more than that of the
North?

Because the south relied on agriculture,the lack of industry,and shortage of goods

21

What did Lincoln sign on January 1st. 1863

The emancipation proclamation

22

Who believed that the signing on Jan 1, 1863 was the greatest event in US History?

Fredrick Douglas

23

What was the most well known African-American regiment in the Civil War?

The 54th

24

What was the turning point of the war?

Gettysburg

25

What speech was about equality, freedom, and states’ rights no longer being
dominant?

The Gettysburg address

26

What three things was the Gettysburg Address about?

Equality freedom and states rights

27

What was important about David Farragut?

On his land the war started on his land it ended

28

Where was Sherman’s “march to the sea” headed?

Savanna Georgia

29

Where did Robert E. Lee surrender to Ulysses S. Grant?

Aponatics court house

30

How severe were the terms of surrender at Appomattox Court House toward the
Southern troops?

There were almost no penalties

31

What treaty ended the Civil War?

No treaty was signed

32

How many soldiers died in the war?

600,000

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How did the balance in power settle between the federal gov’t and state gov’ts after
the war?

Stronger national government was the result