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3rd Nine Weeks
U.S. History
Civil War- Mini Unit
US History
considered to be the first battle of the American Civil War.
Fort Sumter, South Carolina
Capital of the Confederate States of America
Richmond, Virgina
President of the United States during the Civil War
Abraham Lincoln
Capital of the United States of America
Washington, D.C.
The use of ships or troops by one nation to close off the border or ports of another nation.
blockade
President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.
Jefferson Davis
Man who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln
John Wilkes Booth
Year the Civil War began
1861
Year of the Emancipation Proclamation
1863
Year the Civil War ended
1865
Why was the North able to produce most of the items it needed during the Civil War.
It had raw materials and factories
What did the South economically suffer because of?
the blockade
What was the goal of the Union at the beginning of the Civil War?
to keep the Union together
What were the four states called that did not secede from the Union?
border states
Why did President Lincoln handle the slavery issue carefully at the beginning of the war?
He did not want to cause the four border states to leave the Union.
What document freed the slaves in the states that were rebelling against the U.S.?
Emancipation Proclamation
What were effects of the Emancipation Proclamation? (3 answers)
1. It meant the Union was fighting to end slavery
2. It encouraged free and enslaved African Americans to support the North
3. It encouraged European countries to sympathize with the North
Why was the Union victory at the Battle of Vicksburg important?
The Union took control of the entire Mississippi River
What battle of the Civil War is considered the turning point?
Gettysburg
Why is Lincoln's Gettysburg Address honored?
It is a profound statement of American democratic ideals
Where did General Robert E. Lee surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant and put an end to the American Civil War?
Appomattox Court House, Virgina
What amendment protected against a person being deprived of "life, liberty, or property without due process of law"?
5th Amendment