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what years did the civil war take place?
1861-1865
How many people died in the war?
600,000
Why is north fighting at first?
to preserve union
why is south fighting at first?
keep slavery and preserve rights
why couldn't north say that they were fighting to abolish slavery?
border states would leave
what did the North do to the south in the ocean?
blockaded it to block trade from the south
who was robert e lee and what side?
southern general
who was clara barton?
founder of american red cross
who was lyons wakeman?
girl that joined the union army
what did sherman do?
waged TOTAL WAR
when could african americans enlist?
jan 1 1863
what 3 resources do you need to fight a war?
money, men supplies
number of african americans fought in war?
186,000
age of draft in union
20-45
what were democrats called at home?
copperheads
when was emancipation proclomation?
jan 1 1863