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What was the capital of the CSA

Richmond, Virginia

1

Which side had the larger army?

North

2

What were border states?

States on the border of the North and the South

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?

Anaconda plan

5

What was the main goal for the south in the civil war?

Preserve their way of life

6

How did both sides name battles?

South: after cities North: rivers or landmarks

7

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?

Gen. Irvin McDowell Gen. PGT Beauregard

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Why did the confederate troops become inspired during this battle?

Reinforcements led by General Thomas Jackson