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1

Who was the general that fulfilled Lincoln's expectations? What position was he given and when?

Ulysses S. Grant; appointed commander of all Union forces in March, 1864

2

What was Grant's plan for ending the war?

He would lead a large force against Lee to capture Richmond. At the same time, William Tecumseh Sherman will lead a second army to capture Atlanta.

3

DEFINE: Total War

War on the enemy's will to fight and its ability to support an army.

4

Who did Grant order to wage total war and on where?

Philip Sheridan; Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

5

Where did William Tecumseh Sherman wage total war first? What did he do?

He attacked Atlanta, the manufacturing center of the south. He set the city ablaze. (Destroyed anything useful)

6

What was Lincoln's biggest fear of the south during the war?

Their passion to win; ruthlessness; having no mercy

7

What Bill did the confederate congress pass in 1865?

They enlisted black soldiers