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This person received his nickname at the Battle of Bull Run in which he and his troops were said to have stood like a "stone wall."
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.
This was the Commander-in-Chief of the Union Army.
Ulysses S. Grant
This person attempted to capture the United States Armory (arsenal) at Harper's Ferry.
John Brown
This person led a revolt against plantation owners in Southampton County, Virginia.
Nat Turner
This law made it illegal to help slaves escape.
Fugitive Slave Law
Battle site of 2 Union defeats and where General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson received his nickname.
Battle(s) of Bull Run
When this person was elected president, many southern states seceded from the Union.
Abraham Lincoln
This person was an escaped slave who became an abolitionist and writer of the NORTH STAR newspaper.
Frederick Douglass
What was the role of the Freedmen's Bureau?
It helped newly freed slaves obtain food, schools, and medical care.
Who won the Civil War?
The North or the Union
What was the capitol of the Union (United States) during the Civil War?
Washington, DC.
This person received his nickname at the Battle of Bull Run in which he and his troops were said to have stood like a "stone wall"
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.
Confederate Calvary commander known for bold raids of seeking out information.
J.E.B. Stuart
This Supreme Court decision was brought by a slave who claimed he was free when his owners moved to a free state. The court denied citizenship status or rights to slaves.
Dred Scott Decision.
This act removed the"imaginary line" between slave and free states.
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Place where Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant
Appomatox Courthouse
A person against slavery is known as an __
abolitionist
Where did the Civil War begin?
Fort Sumter.
This state was formed when the western and eastern parts of Virginia disagreed over the issue of slavery.
West Virginia
The states that seceded became known as the __.
Confederacy or Confederate States of America.
This person was offered field command by Lincoln but refused. He became General-in-chief of all Confederate Armies and surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865.
Robert E. Lee
A large farm.
plantation
After Virginia seceded, this city became the capitol of the Confederacy.
Richmond, VA.