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What was the most lethal weapon?

Infantry rifle

1

What changed the way the war was fought?

Tactics developed

2

What were 3 important logistics?

1) railroads
2) ships
3) telegraphs

3

What was a key logistic?

Disrupting supply lines

4

What occurred to the North and South as the war grew?

North: began to prosper
South: economy got weak

5

How did the Confederacy deal with money?

1) didn't want to tax or sell bonds
2) issued paper money to raise revenue
3) tried to fix it with taxes
4) very unpopular

6

How did the Union deal with money?

1) selling bonds
2) had new taxes
3) legal tender act
4) national banking act

7

What did the Legal Tender Act of 1862 do?

it initiated paper money

8

When did the new taxes begin?

1861

9

Where did the Union's most money come from?

selling bonds

10

What was the National Banking Act of 1863?

Replaced majority of banks notes with a more uniform currency

11

Who captured which which two forts?

Grant

forts Henry and Dorelson

12

Grant went South and won what?

Shiloh Church
Tennessee
Corinth
Mississippi

13

Who led naval forces for the Union?

Admiral David Farragut

14

What did Admiral David Farragut capture?

New Orleans

15

The fall of Memphis meant what?

that the only major Confederate river town was Vicksburg

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What was the General of the Union Army in the East?

General George McClellan

17

Who was named head of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia?

Robert Lee

18

How many times did Lee attack McClellan's forces?

twice

19

How many casualties were numbered?

tens of thousands

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Who replaced McClellan when he withdrew? And what battle did they loose?

Lincoln with John Pope

lost 2nd Battle of Bull Run to Lee