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What was the capital of the CSA?

Richmond, Virginia

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What were border states?

States that didn't know if they should secede to CSA or remain in America.

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Which side had the larger army?

North

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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?

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- after cities north- after rivers and landmarks

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What was the first major battle of the civil war?

Battle of Bull Run

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Who were the two generals of this battle?

North- general Irvin Medowell south- general p.g.t. Beauregard

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Why did the confederate troops become inspired during this battle?

Because of reinforcements led by General Thomas "stonewall" Jackson

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What cause the union troops to drop their weapons and retreat in this battle?

Rebel yell

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

Disorganized and weakened

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What battles gave the union control of the Columbia and Tennessee rivers?

Battle of fort Henry and 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 general name for iron plated ships that the south used to break through the norths defense?

Ironsides

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What was the battle of Shiloh named after?

Named after a church

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What was the single bloodiest day of fighting in the civil war?

The battle of Antietam

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

Slavery

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The civil war was the first times 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?

Lack of industry, shortages of goods, and farmland being overrun.

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What did Lincoln sign on Jan. 1, 1863?

Emancipation proclamation

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Who believed that the signing on January 1, 1863 was the greatest event in us history?

Frederick Douglass

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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?

Battle of Gettysburg and Vicksburg

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

The Gettysburg address

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What three things was the Gettysburg address about?

Equality, freedom, and states rights

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What was important about David Farragut?

Highest ranking officer in the union navy

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Where was Sherman's "March to sea" headed?

Savannah, Georgia

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Where did Robert e. Lee surrender to Ulysses s. Grant?

Apottomax court house, Virginia

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How severe were the terms of surrender at Appomattox court house toward the southern troops?

Very forgiving

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What treaty ended the civil war?

There wasn't one

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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 was strengthened and more powerful than the state