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1

What were the 6 southern states that left the union?

Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas

2

During the election of 1860, what did the 6 states form?

The Confederate States of America

3

Who tried to make a peace proposal?

John J. Crittenden

4

What was the peace proposal (Crittenden made) about?

He tried to package a series on constitutional amendments

5

What were Lincoln's views on the secession?

He did not support compromise measures

6

What did Lincoln count on?

Lincoln counted on unionists sentiment to keep the upper south from seceding

7

Mobilization: Lincoln called for what?

State militias

8

How many days did Lincoln call for state militias?

90 days

9

What states left the union? (4)

Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee

10

War fever led many to do what?

Volunteer for military service

11

Did the North have advantages over the South? How?

Yes. The North have human and economic advantages over the south.

12

How many men faught in the North?

About half of the men fought in the North

13

Who helped the North at war?

African Americans and Irish Immigrants helped

14

How many of those military age fought for the South?

90%

15

How much did the North control of the nation's industrial capacity?

90%