Flashcards in Civil War #11 Deck (21):
Who opposed Lincoln in the 1864 election?
What helped Lincoln in the election of 1864?
the fall of Atlanta
What year was the 13th Amendment which outlawed slavery passed?
Where did Sherman march to and what did he do?
from Atlanta to the sea burning everything in his path
What did the Confederate leaders propose?
arming the slaves which weren't enthusiastic about it
What remained the obstacle to the Union?
Lee's Conf. Army
Who caught up with Lee's forces at the Appomattox Court House?
Grant's Union Army
Celebration in Washington was muted by what?
The assassination of Lincoln
When did Lincoln die? How?
-got shot at Ford's Theatre in Washington to view "Our American Cousin"
Who shot the president?
Booth and then he fled the theatre
What happened to Booth later on?
got killed in a barn
How many accomplices and hanged?
Who was attacked?
Secretary of State Steward was wounded, but lived
How many casualties did the civil war cause?
over 1 million casualties
Who was devastated?
One if four men between ___ and ___ died?
20 and 40
What percent of livestock was lost?
40% and was the the farm machinery
What did the Union victory solve?
The constitutional problem of secession and ended slavery
What was the most important result for Southerners?