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1

Who opposed Lincoln in the 1864 election?

George McClellan

2

What helped Lincoln in the election of 1864?

the fall of Atlanta

3

What year was the 13th Amendment which outlawed slavery passed?

1865

4

Where did Sherman march to and what did he do?

from Atlanta to the sea burning everything in his path

5

What did the Confederate leaders propose?

arming the slaves which weren't enthusiastic about it

6

What remained the obstacle to the Union?

Lee's Conf. Army

7

Who caught up with Lee's forces at the Appomattox Court House?

Grant's Union Army

8

Who surrendered?

Lee

9

Celebration in Washington was muted by what?

The assassination of Lincoln

10

When did Lincoln die? How?

-April 14
-got shot at Ford's Theatre in Washington to view "Our American Cousin"

11

Who shot the president?

Booth and then he fled the theatre

12

What happened to Booth later on?

got killed in a barn

13

How many accomplices and hanged?

8 accomplices
4 hanged

14

Who was attacked?

Secretary of State Steward was wounded, but lived

15

How many casualties did the civil war cause?

over 1 million casualties

16

Who was devastated?

the South

17

One if four men between ___ and ___ died?

20 and 40

18

What percent of livestock was lost?

40% and was the the farm machinery

19

What did the Union victory solve?

The constitutional problem of secession and ended slavery

20

What was the most important result for Southerners?

emancipation

21

overall conclusion:

Civil War stimulated a host of diverse changes that unfolded over time