Flashcards in Civil War #2 Deck (27):
Who had to start of from scratch?
Who had an established structure and organization?
What was Lincoln's personality as president?
What was Davis' personality as the confederate states president?
rather aloof and uncompromising
What did Abraham Lincoln focus on?
keeping the union together
What did Lincoln do to keep the border states?
he adopted a soft strategy
What 2 states never seceded while a guerrilla war broke out in Missouri?
Maryland and Kentucky
Virginia split into...
Virginia and West Virginia
What was the South's defense?
forests, uneven terrain, heat, and humidity WHICH exhausted troops
Since others didn't know how tricky the land was what occurred?
several errors in judgement
BUT what would enable people to transcend environmental barriers?
The Union's technological superiority
When was the early part of the Civil War?
How many southern forts remained in Union Hands?
What fort was the most important of the 2?
Who fired on Ft Sumter that began the war?
Who confronted confederate soldiers under Beauregard?
Union forces under McDowell
Where was this taking place?
Did the union win?
nicknamed for this battle
What was the result of the first bull run?
illusions were broken and southern confidence was boosted
What happened with the Indian tribes in the southwest?
The tribe territories were torn
What did prosperous Indians eventually do?
they sided with the confederacy
Who gradually gained control of Indian territory?
What did both sides rely on?
When was the conscription law passed?
April 1862(Confederacy) and March 1863(Union)
What did the conscription law do?
citizens faught not professionals