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Gettysburg address

A speech by Lincoln in November, 1863, mourned the list and said that their efforts shouldn't go in vain

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Emancipation proclamation

A document by Lincoln, had to wait for a victory to issue, allowed black soldiers to fight, gave motivation to union troops, changed the purpose of the war from union to slavery, issued after Antietam

3

Dangers African American soldiers faced

If they were captured, they will be brought back into slavery

4

Impact African Americans had on the country

Union army is stronger and larger, 54th Massachusetts, shows that they are brave and capable, equal pay in 1864

5

Women's roles

Took men's place at home, ran farms, worked in factories, teachers, workers, worked in army as spies, smugglers, were nurses

6

Election of 1864- Abraham Lincoln vs. George McClellan

McClellan ran against Lincoln, McClellan was about to win but Sherman and Sheridan saved him

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Election of 1864- Lincoln's 2nd inaugural address

Lincoln said he'll forgive and forget with south; people were mad

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Appomattox court house- grant's terms of surrender

Confederates could go home if they stopped fighting, they could keep horses and mules, and officers could keep weapons

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Lincoln's assassination- John Wilkes booth

Ford's theatre
April 14, 1865
Shot in the back of the head
Security was lax, booth snuck in from the balcony

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DEFINE: Emancipate

To set free

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DEFINE: Seige

To attack for an extended amount of time