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What was the capital of the CSA?

Richmond Virginia

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What were border states?

Divided over the issue of slavery

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Which side had the larger army?

Union

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

Reunite the country

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

Anaconda plan

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

Preserve their way of life

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How did both sides name battles in the Civil War?

South named after cities and the north after landmarks or rivers

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What was the first major battle of the Civil War?

Bull run

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Who were the two generals of this battle?

Irvin McDowell and Gen pgt

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Why did the Confederate troops become inspired during this battle?

Reinforcements led by General Thomas Jackson

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

Thomas stonewall Jackson

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

A loud scream a rebel yell

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

Disorganized and weakened to fight

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

The battle of fort Henry and battle of fort donelson

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

Merrimack

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What was the Battle of Shiloh named after?

Their was a church right beside their base

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

The battle of antitiem

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

The war taking action against slavery

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

Served as nurses

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

Farmland bein overrun,lack of industry,shortage of goods essentials

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What did Lincoln sign on January 1st, 1863?

Emancipation proclamation

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

Fredrick Douglas

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

54th Massachusetts

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What was the turning point of the war?

The battle of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

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

Gettysburg Address

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What three things was the Gettysburg Address about?

Speech about equality,freedom,states rights

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What was important about David Farragut?

Highest ranking officer

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

Sea towards savannah Georgia

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

Appomattox Courthouse

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

Very forgiving on southern troops

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What treaty ended the Civil War?

No treaty

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How many soldiers died in the war?

Over 600,000 soldiers died

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

Federal govt was powerful more than the states