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1

Elijah LoveJoy

Murdered for supporting Freedom of slaves

2

Stephan Douglas

Supported Popular sovereignty

3

Charles Sumner

He was attacked in congress for his slavery views

4

Horace Greeley

Wanted Lincoln to free slaves as part of the war

5

John Brown

Abolitionists that thought the lord sent him to destroy slavery

6

General lee

Confederate that was the lead general of the south,first to use trench warfare, and his home was used as a cemetery after the war as punishment

7

Union General Sherman

Lead the march to the sea that destroyed so much, that it took away the Souths ability to fight

8

Union General McClellan

Did not lead well and made to many slow decisions

9

Vice President Andrew Johnson

Became president when Lincoln was killed

10

Jefferson Davis

President of confederacy

11

Abraham Lincoln

Wanted to save the union more than free the slaves

12

Washington DC

Border between the north and the south

13

Charleston, south Carolina (Ft Sumter)

Where the war began

South thought it was their land

14

Battle of Vicksburg

Gave the union the Mississippi river

15

Battle of Antietam

Bloodiest battle of the war

16

The Battle of Gettysburg was what year?

July 1863

17

The Battle of Gettysburg

Turning point of the war, the north was winning afterwards

18

Battle of Petersburg

Union one this battle and Richmond on the same day

19

Battle of Vicksburg

Happened the same week as Gettysburg

20

What left Georgia TOTALLY destroyed???

Sherman's March to the Sea

21

Appomattox Virginia

Where the south surrenders

22

When the South Surrenders, it has to give up what, and keep what?

Give up Guns, Keep Horses

23

Who signs the surrender Pappers?

General lee

24

Who invented the cotton Gin???

Eli Whitney

25

The constitution did not mention, what?

Slavery

26

The Union plan for victory

Capture Richmond, take the Mississippi, and block important southern ports

27

Confederate plan for victory

Fight a defensive war, wait for the north to give up, and depend on the advise of their generals

28

Name three Compromises

The Missouri Compromise

Compromise of 1850

Kansas Nebraska act

29

How many states left right away after Lincoln was elected???

7

30

Emancipation Proclemation

Only freed the slaves in the south