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54 Cards in this Set

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Confiscation Acts
series of laws passed by federal gov. to liberate slaves in seceded states
Emancipation Proclamation
order abolishing slavery in Confederate States of America
54th MA Volutnteers
African American soldier in SC
Battle of Gettysburg
Lee's 2nd invasion on North; largest battle in western hemisphere
Gen. Geroge G. Meade
union Maj. General in Battle of Gettysburg
Peace Democrats
against Lincoln administration
Clement L. Vallandigham
one of the COpperhead
New York Draft Riots
4 days bloody
Trent Affair
nearly brought the US in war w/ Britain
General William T. Sherman
had successful campaign in Georgia
Appomattox Court House
wilmer Mclean owned this place
John wilkes Booth
confederate who killed Lincoln
Ford's Theater
place where Lincoln died
Sic temper tyrannis
Booth screamed this as he jumped to the stage killing Lincoln
First Battle of Bull Run (First Manasas)
first real major conflict of the American Civil War
. Anaconda Plan
- The first military strategy offered to President Abraham Lincoln for crushing the rebellion of Southern states
“King Cotton” Diplomacy
- bankruptcy of south’s major plantation
best known for battle with Confeder. irodclad Virginia
constructed by hobson
gen. robert E. lee
leader of South confederates
battle of shiloh
bloody affair
Gen. George B. McClellan
proved to be good organizer (not a good risktaker)
matthew brady
claimed for photographing war
battle of antietam
robert E. Lee's first invasion of the NOrth
Mary Boykin Chestnut
disliked slavery, "dirty Africans",disgusted with how slaves were mistreated
treasury department was allowed to print and circulate paper back money
Jay Cooke
banking company provided Union Army
Morrill tariff act of 1861
rates increased during and after the conflict to help raise revenue to pay for the war
Pacific railway act
purpose was safe and speedy transportation for mail, troops, munitions of war
Morrill Land Grant College Act (1862)
sale of public land in each state
homestead act of 1862
allowed anyone to file for quarter of free land
writ of habeas cortus
judicial mandate of prison officials
Ex parte merriman 1861
important us supreme court case
Ex parte milligan (1866)
allows courts to interpose themselves between citizenry on the one hand
Clara Barton
helped wounded soldiers by distributing socks...
Ulysses S. Grant
gen. in the North for the Union
Jefferson Davis
pres of CSA
became capital of Confederate states
naval blockade
used merrimack and monitor
union forces attacked under the command of Grant
virginia, Lee sent Jackson to attack union flank
compromise of 1820
missouri compromise
Compromise of 1833
tariff of abominations
Compromise of 1850
divided slave and free states
fugitive slave law
return runaway slaves
uncle tom's cabin
harriet beecher stowe
ostend manifesto
selling cuba or having it taken by force by US
kansas nebraska act
douglas' plan of making kansas a slave state and nebraska a free state
conflict of slaves in (kansas)
Dred scot vs sanford
blacks cant be in court or be citizens
lincoln-douglas debate
debate over senate
john brown
extreme radical who wanted to capture south but stopped by lee
election of 1861
abe lincoln selected
state separates and become own nation