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10 Cards in this Set

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Who was Clara Barton?
Known as the "Angel of the Battlefield" for helping soldiers.
Started the American Red Cross to help people during bad times.
Why was the Emancipation Proclamation important?
It freed the slaves in the Southern states.
What was life like in the North?
People worked in industry jobs.
They were called Yankees by the South.
Most people were against slavery.
What was life like in the South?
Many people lived on plantations and grew cotton or tobacco.
They were called Rebels by the North.
Most people were for slavery.
Who was Robert E. Lee?
He was an important general in the South.
His surrender to General Grant ended the war.
Who was Ulysses S. Grant?
He was an important general for the North.
Who was Abraham Lincoln?
President of the United States during the Civil War.
Wanted to keep the country together.
Wrote the Emancipation Proclamation.
What was slavery?
It forces people to work for someone else for no pay.
People were bought and sold like property.
Who was Harriet Tubman?
She was an escaped slave who helped about 300 other slaves go North.
She was known as the Moses of her people.
What was the Underground Railroad?
It was a secret way to help slaves escape to the North.