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A civil war is a war between between two sides of a country
What is a Civil War?
Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant
Who were some famous Civil War Generals?
What party was Lincoln on?
Republican Party
Name an effect of the Civil War?
closed banks in the South
What is one nickname given to union soldiers and one nickname given to confederacy soldiers?
Union: Yankees
Confederacy: Johnny Rebs
Which Civil War battle did people bring picnic baskets to?
Battle of Bull Run:
This was the first major battle in the Civil War
What is a Border Ruffian.
Sountherners who voted illegaly for a proslavery legislature.
What are some Confederate Advantages.
1. Fought Defense 2. Knew the land 3. Best Generals 4. Better military
What is Guerilla Warfare?
hit and run hiding tactics
What is significant about Appomatox Courthouse?
In Virginia, it was where Robert E Lee surrendered his Southern amry to Ulysses S. Grant, the Union General
Who is Harriet Beecher Stowe?
The author of the book Uncle Toms Cabin, a book that helped to start the Civil War.
Name three union advantages in the Civil War.
srong navy, more factories, more railroads, larger population
Who lead and attack at Harper's Ferry?
John Brown.
Name 3 Confederate disadvantages during the civil war.
1. not as many railroads
2. smaller population
3. not as many factories
This African American believed he should be a free man because he once lived in a free state
Who was Dred Scott?
Little food, crammed in tents, lots of walking, early schedules, no shoes so their feet would get wounded, lacking supplies, and if you had wounds they would most likely get chopped off.
What are some hardships of soldiers?
I am running against Stephen Douglas in the election of 1860, and was a former lawyer.
Who am I?
Lincoln
what were the two iron ships that participated in the War at Sea?
Monitior vs. Merrimack
Who led the confederates during the civil war as a general.
Robert E. Lee
Who or what group of people wanted to abolish slavery.
abolitionist
Fredrick Douglas
Jhon Brown
What was the battle that there was no clear winner but the Union called the win?
What is Antietam
What was the name of the hit and run tactic soldiers sometimes used?
What is guerilla warefare
A state that stayed with the Union during the Civil War.
What are border states
this vocab word means to leave the union, the first State was South Carolina
Secede
This vocab word was the turning point of the war, it was the only battle that the confederates were on offense.
Gettysburg
Who was the president of the Confederate States of America?
Who is Jefferson Davis?
What forced soldiers to fight in a war even if they didn't want to?
What is a draft?
What is Fredericks Burge?
A famous battle of the civil war where the Union won.
What is sectionalism?
Loyalty to one's state rather than one's country as a whole
What was the 54th Massachusetts Regiment?
An all black regimnment in the Union army that proved the courage of African American soliders at Fort Wagner
Who was John Brown?
The abolitionist who murdered five pro-slavery men in the middle of night for revenge
List three confederate disadvantages
1.) Limited Money
2.) Limited weapons
3.) Few railroads
What is the republican party?
political party in government
What are the effects of civil war?
The seceded states of the CSA had to rejoin the union, and reconstruction took place.
What where 2 disadvantages on the Union Army?
1)Didn't know the land
2)They didnt have as good generals
What was the Kansas Nabraska act?
the Kansas Nabraska act is that slit up the us and was egual populary soverty.
Where were the first shots of the Civil War were shot?
Fort Sumter
Who took care of the farms when the soldiers were away, were nurses during the war, and posed as men?
Women at War
Chancellorsville
a Union defeat in which the Southeren General "Stonwall" Jackson died.
Union
The northern side of the civil war. Consisting of Ulysses S. Grant and Abraham Lincoln.
what is repeal
to reapeal is to cancel
total war
when the enemy effects the citizens during war by destroying crops and weapons
What are the border states?
Border states are states that have slavery, but didn't want to secede from the union.

Mississippi
Deleware
Misouri
Kentucky
West Virgini
What was the Kansas Nebraska Act?
when Kansas and Nebraska were divided into one territory
Name one Union disadvantage
they were fighting on foreign land
What are border states?
The are the states that stayed in the Union during the Civil War.
What are a few examples of descrimination that African Americans faced during the War?
-Weren't alowed to fight
-killed if they were captured by the Confederacy if the faught for the Union
What are border states?
The are the states that stayed in the Union during the Civil War.
What are a few examples of descrimination that African Americans faced during the War?
-Weren't alowed to fight
-killed if they were captured by the Confederacy if the faught for the Union
What party was Lincoln on?
Republican party
Name an effect of the Civil War
banks closed in the South
What was the the Kansas Nebraska Act?
when Kansas and Nebraska were divided into one territory
Name one Union disadvantage
they were fighting on foreign land
What is it called when a territory votes on whether to have slavery or not?
popular sovereignty
Where did the famous African American 54th Regiment fight?
Fort Wagner