Flashcards in Civil War #1 Deck (15):
What were the 6 southern states that left the union?
Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas
During the election of 1860, what did the 6 states form?
The Confederate States of America
Who tried to make a peace proposal?
John J. Crittenden
What was the peace proposal (Crittenden made) about?
He tried to package a series on constitutional amendments
What were Lincoln's views on the secession?
He did not support compromise measures
What did Lincoln count on?
Lincoln counted on unionists sentiment to keep the upper south from seceding
Mobilization: Lincoln called for what?
How many days did Lincoln call for state militias?
What states left the union? (4)
Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee
War fever led many to do what?
Volunteer for military service
Did the North have advantages over the South? How?
Yes. The North have human and economic advantages over the south.
How many men faught in the North?
About half of the men fought in the North
Who helped the North at war?
African Americans and Irish Immigrants helped
How many of those military age fought for the South?