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"The Civil War is what makes us differant." Who said it?
Bruce Catton
Who invents the cotton gin?
Eli Whitney
Cause of Constitutional Convention?
How to count people
3/5 Compromise. What does it say?
count 3 people for every 5 African Americans
Compromise of 1820. What does it say?
a. 2 new states in the union - Maine as free and Missouri as slave
b. south of southern border of Missouri is slave, north is free
"This is nothing more than a title page to a great and tragic novel." Who said it?
J.Q. Adams
Willmo Proviso. What does it do?
no new slaves in new territory
Who is the "Great Compromiser"?
Henry Clay
Compromise of 1850. What does it do?
a. California is in and free
b. new + improved fugitive slave act
c.bans slave trading in D.C.
What controversial book did harriet Beecher Stowe write?
Unce Tom's Cabin
Kansas/Nebraska Act, what does it do?
Kansas and Nebraska Territories will be decided by popular soventry (vote)
1850s nickname?
Bloody 50s
Kansas nickname...
Bleeding Kansas
Beecher's Bibes are actually...
rifles
John Brown raids...
Harpers Ferry, Virginia
How many states leave the union origanally?
7 (South Carolina, Flordia, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, + Mississippi)
What is the CSA?
Confederate States of America
Capitol of CSA...
Montgummery, Alabama
Who is president of CSA?
Jefferson Davis
Who is VP of CSA?
Alexander Stephens
Kansas/Nebraska Act, what does it do?
Kansas and Nebraska Territories will be decided by popular soventry (vote)
1850s nickname?
Bloody 50s
Kansas nickname...
Bleeding Kansas
Beecher's Bibes are actually...
rifles
John Brown raids...
Harpers Ferry, Virginia
How many states leave the union origanally?
7 (South Carolina, Flordia, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Teas, + Mississippi)
What is the CSA?
Confederate States of America
Capitol of CSA...
Montgummery, Alabama
Who is president of CSA?
Jefferson Davis
Who is VP of CSA?
Alexander Stephens
1st battle of the Civil War?
Ft. Sumter
Leader of Northern Forces @ Sumter?
Anderson
Leader of Southern forces @ Sumter?
Buearegard
"Gentlemen, I await your fire." Who said it?
Anderson
After Ft. Sumter how many states total, have left the union?
11 (after Sumter - North Carolina, Tennasee, Arkinsa, + Virginia)
Where is the capitol of the Confederacy moved to?
Richmond, Virginia
1st major battle of the CW is?
Bull Run aka Battle of Amateur Armies
General Bee gives Thomas Jakson this nickname? Where?
Stonewall Jackson. At Bull Run
Northern plan for the east?
capture Richmond
Who is "Litte Mac"?
MacClelland
3 turning pt. battles?
Antietam Creek
Gettysburg
Vicksburg
Where does Stonewall Jackson die?
Chancellorsville, Virginia
What is Joe Hooker's nickname?
Fighting Joe Hooker
"I have lost my right arm." Who says it and who is he talking about?
Robert E. Lee and he is talking about Stonewall Jackson
Who wins a Congressional Medal of Honor @ Gettysburg for a baonet charge?
Co. Joshua Champerland
Famous charge from Gettysburg...
Pickett's Charge
Which battle completes the North's goal to capturing the Mississippi River?
Vicksburg, Mississippi
What was Lincoln's quote after Grant captured Vicksburg?
"Now the Father of Waters can roll unvexed to the sea."
"Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" Who said it and where was he?
Farragut @ Battle of Mobile Bay
What are 2 ironclad boats from the Northern bockade?
Monitor(N) and Merimac(S)
Famous raider ship from the blockade...
CSS Alabama
Which battle does this quote come from? "I propose to fight it out n this line if it takes all summer!" Who said it?
From Battle of the Wilderness
By Grant
"My dear General Hood, waris hell!" Who says it and what is he about to do?
Sherman says it and is about to burn down Ailanta, Georgia
Sherman's "March to the Sea". What does he do?
burns everything
"Dear Mr.President, Merry Christmas. May I offer you the state of Georgia and the city of Savannah safe in American hands." Who says it?
Sherman
Where does the south surrender?
Appomatix, Virginia