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Why did Sherman march through Georgia?
He wanted to destroy Georgia's resources. Especially Georgia's railroads and any supplies for the opposing army.
What was the Andersonville Prison for?
Union Prisoners of war
Where was Georgia's secession convention held?
Milledgeville
The increase in the cost of cotton was not effected by what?
The naval blockade on Georgia.
True/False.
Black slaves didn't fight in all black units in the confederacy.
True
These four states were considered the border states.
Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, and Delaware
What was the first capital of the Confederacy?
Montgromery, Alabama
What was the first major battle of the Civil War?
Manassas in Virginia
What was the first official name of the southern nation?
Confederate States of America.
Declaring war on the U.S was not true of what Ordinance.
Ordinance of Secession
What isnot true of the Confederate Constitution?
limiting the number of slaves imported into Georgia to 1000 a year.
Where did Robert E. Lee surrender to General Grant?
Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia.
True/False
The publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin was an immediate cause of the Civil War.
False
Where did many Geoirgians loyal to the Union live.
Mountain Areas
Where did sherman's march through Georgia end?
Savannah
What date did the Civil War began?
April 12, 1861
What did the Emancipation Proclamation declare?
All slaves in the confederacy were free.
What was one thing no supported by the Republicans?
extending slavery in the West.
Why was Georgia the most important military target?
It was an industrial and transportation center.
Before seceding from the Union, this Georgian wasnted to wait and see what Lincoln did.
Alexander Stephens
Which state first seceded from the Union?
South Carolina
When did the Civil War officially come to an end for Georgia?
When Johnston surrendered to Sherman in North Carolina.
When did the Civil War Began?
When the Confedrates fired on Fort Sumpter in Charleston Harbor.
Almost 1,000 prisoners died at Andersonville Prison

T/F
Falst
Blacks were little affected when Georgia seceded from the Union.

T/F
True
The reasons why Georgia withdrew from the Union were explained in the Declaration of the Causes of Secession.
T/F
True
The Confederate Constitution was modeled after the U.S. Constitution.
T/F
True
The Confederate flag was also referred to as the Stars and Stripes.
T/F
True
Both the North and South thought the war would be a short war.
T/F
True
The North won the Civil War.
T/F
True
About half of the black soldiers who served in the Union army were former slaves
T/F
True
The South was more prepared for war because it had more resources than the North.
T/F
False
More men died in the Civil War than in any other war in which the United States has been involved.
T/F
True
facilities where weapons and ammunition are manufactured and stored.
arsenal
use of military forces to isolate enemy
blockade
loose union of states in which central
confederacy government is given limited power.
Confederacy
Subject to no higher government
sovereign
Law requiring civilians to join the army
draft
Andersonville prison commander
Henry Wirz
Governor of Georgia during the Civil War
Joseph Brown
President of the Confederacy
Jefferson Davis
Vice-president of the Confederacy
Alexander Stephens
Author of the Confederate Constitution.
Thomas R.R. Cobb
"What happened first?


(A) Battle of Atlanta
(B) Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
What happened first?

(A) South Carolina secedes
from the Union.
(B) Fort Sumter is fired on by
the Confederates.
South Carolina secedes from the Union.
"What happened first?

(A) Sherman's March to the Sea
(B) Great Locomotive Chase
Great Locomotive Chase
What happened first?


South Carolina secedes from the Union.
Lincoln is elected president.
Lincoln is elected president.