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3 major causes of civil war
Explain the effects of Missouri Compromise
Prohibited north of 36 30
Missouri slave st. Maine free st.
Differences of north and south
North- factories economic advantages, more fighters
South- plantation + slaves, less fighters
The major regions of civil war
Southern confederacy, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
People prepared for war but:
-gathering men to fight, more communication,
-got resources (food, weapons, shelter)
John brown porabolitionist acts.
Harpers ferry virginia, 1851
Bleeding Kansas pro slavery neighbors
Lincoln election, South Carolina fire fort Sumter.
Last state to hound confederacy, and what came with it
Virginia and capital of Richmond came with it
5 examples of new weaponry
Machine guns, rifles, photography, submarine, telegraph, iron clad
Most areas fought were located in areas that contained...
Railroads and waterways
After which battle did Lincoln present the emancipation proclamation, why?
Antietam, to free slaves in rebel states
Effects of emancipation
Did not free slaves
Slaves in confederate states
What advantage did using "colored troops" give the north
Gave larger amount of fighters, blacks motivated for freedom
Roles of the women
Care for families
Work in factories
Information spread by
Civil war 2 photography...
Matthew Brady, some photos staged, first form of journalism
Union army before Gettysburg and the effect the battle had on the civil war
Gettysburg was the turning point of the war, gave advantage to war
What effects of Vicksburg battle
Plot southern confederacy in half,
Cut south from west
No access to railroad+ manufacturing
What was the purpose of Gettysburg address
It was to praise the union solfiers bravery
"Or, by and for the people"
Lincoln asked Gettysburg address to....
Fight for government, not for nothing
What soldiers did in war
Drilled and marched
Hardships faced by soldiers
Starvation, dehydrated, disease, death by wounds, camps killers
General William tecumseh shermans match to the sea
Timesline of major events
Overland campaign surround lee, surrendered
What were the results of lees surrender at Appomattox courthouse?
The civil war ended
What was added to the us constitution as the result of civil war?
What reasons did john Wilkes booth give for assassinating Lincoln?
Did not want blacks to be free and have rights.
How can we help to preserve a civil war battlefield?
Protecting the land,
No building over it