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1

Emancipation proclamation

Jan 1 1863
Slaves in states of rebellion are freed

2

Spring of 1864 Lincoln finds the right man to lead the union army

U.S. Grant

3

Lead the confederate army for entire war

Robert E Lee

4

1864 Lincoln gets ------ as his Vice President

Andrew Johnson- a southerner who has remained loyal to the union, from in Tennessee

5

Lincoln employs ---- to take the city of Atlanta and make the north appear as as if it is winning and gain the vote

William Sherman

6

Nov. 1864 Sherman's March

Sets fire to city of Atlanta, takes army of 60,000 men and Marched them across the state to " kill the will" of the south. Burning and destroying everything in his path

7

War ends

April 9th 1865

600000 dead
4,000,000 freed slaves

8

Why doesn't grant hang lee

To keep peace with south by NOT murdering their war hero

9

Abraham Lincoln assassinated

April 14 1965

10

Four men targeted by John wills booths conspiracy

Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
William Henry Seward
Us grant

11

How many people arrested for conspiracy to kill Lincoln, Johnson, Seward, grant?
How many executed?

8 arrested
4 executed

12

First woman executed by U.S. government

Marry surrat

13

13th amendment

Ends slavery

14

14th amendment

Grants citizenship to the x- slaves

15

15th amendment

The right to vote ( for black men)

16

Freed and bureau

1) schools in south
2) help freedman find land
3)legal assistance

17

During post war reconstruction the battle in the north was between

Andrew Johnson
And
Radical republicans

18

Radical republicans view

South must be punished, make south jump through legal hoops

19

Carpet bagger

Went to south after war from north- hated- called carpet bagger

20

Negative term used by a southerner who helped ex slaves and cooperated with the north

Scalawag

21

3 codes the south developed for blacks

Vagrancy
2) harsh unfair work contracts
3)curfews- don't be off the farm after sundown

22

After the war the south was divided into how many military districts

5 military districts

23

South wants pay back and creates

Ku Klux Klan

24

Civil war begins

1861 April