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What party did Abe Lincoln belong to?
Republican party
What percent of both armies were volunteers?
90%
Who tried to avoid the war by rioting?
Immigrants, speciically the Irish
Why were there so many Irish immigrants in America?
The potato famine
Where did the immigrants riot and when?
New York, July 1863
What were the requirements to avoid the draft (North and South)?
North: pay $300
South: if owned 20 slaves, could get someone to replace you.
Why did the Confederacy fail?
States' Rights/copied the Articles of Confederation
How was the Confederacy like the Articles of Confederation?
troops didn't leave the state, each state had their own money, couldn't collect taxes
What was the inflation rate in the South and the North?
North: 80%
South: 7000%
What did people call the Northerners who opposed the war?
Copper-heads
How did both Lincoln and Davis violate civil rights?
they both violated habeas corpus
What was the only place tried for war crimes?
Andersonville
What was US Grant's nickname and what did it mean?
The Butcher: he and his army had huge casualty rates. He had no problem with losing men because the North had so many.
Who was William Tecumeseh Sherman?
He led the Union army in Sherman's March. His theory was to make Southerners so sick of war the they would have to stop.
What were the advantages of the North?
Twice as much industry (in a modern war, the winner is the one who can supply)

population (twice as many people adn four times as many soldiers)

better government (unified and established)
three answers
What were the plans of the North?
blcokade
Mississippi river
get the capitol
three answers
What were the advantages of the South?
fighting on home land

Better soldiers (romanticized view of war)

King Cotton (assumed that Great Britian would aid them)
three answers
What was the South's plan?
Embargo in order to get Britain's support
one answer ;-)
Why didn't the South's plan work?
Britain had a stock pile of cotton and no longer need the South's cotton. King Cotton was dead.
Name three characteristics of George McClellan.
great organizer, great trainer, too slow
Name three North Generals and three South Generals.
North: McClellan, Grant, Sherman

South: Robert E. ee, Stonewall jackson, Jeb Stewart, Pickett
Why was Antietam an "Union Victory"?
Lee retreated to Virginia
What did McClellan fail to do at Antietam.
He did not follow Lee when his army was weak.
why was Antietam important politically?
Britian decided to stay out of the war because of:

Emancipation Proclamation
two answers
What were the plans of the North?
blcokade
Mississippi river
get the capitol
three answers
When was the Emancipation Proclamation issued and what did it do? When did it take effect?
September of 1862

Freed slaves in "areas of rebellion"

january of 1863
What were the plans of the North?
blcokade
Mississippi river
get the capitol
three answers
What were the advantages of the South?
fighting on home land

Better soldiers (romanticized view of war)

King Cotton (assumed that Great Britian would aid them)
three answers
What was the strategy behind the Emancipation Proclamation?
Gave the Southern states time to rejoin the union without losing their slaves
What were the advantages of the South?
fighting on home land

Better soldiers (romanticized view of war)

King Cotton (assumed that Great Britian would aid them)
three answers
What was the South's plan?
Embargo in order to get Britain's support
one answer ;-)
When did Vicksburg take place?
July 1, 2, and 3 of 1836
What was the South's plan?
Embargo in order to get Britain's support
one answer ;-)
Why didn't the South's plan work?
Britain had a stock pile of cotton and no longer need the South's cotton. King Cotton was dead.
What party did Abe Lincoln belong to?
Republican party
Who was the general that won in Chancellorsville, VA? When did he win?
Stonewall Jackson in 1863
Name three characteristics of George McClellan.
great organizer, great trainer, too slow
What percent of both armies were volunteers?
90%
Why didn't the South's plan work?
Britain had a stock pile of cotton and no longer need the South's cotton. King Cotton was dead.
When was the Confederacy capitol captured?
1862
Name three characteristics of George McClellan.
great organizer, great trainer, too slow
Name three North Generals and three South Generals.
North: McClellan, Grant, Sherman

South: Robert E. ee, Stonewall jackson, Jeb Stewart, Pickett
Where and when did Lee first beat McClellan?
At the seven Day Battle in 1862
Why was Antietam an "Union Victory"?
Lee retreated to Virginia
Who tried to avoid the war by rioting?
Immigrants, speciically the Irish
Name three North Generals and three South Generals.
North: McClellan, Grant, Sherman

South: Robert E. ee, Stonewall jackson, Jeb Stewart, Pickett
Why was Antietam an "Union Victory"?
Lee retreated to Virginia
What did McClellan fail to do at Antietam.
He did not follow Lee when his army was weak.
What did McClellan fail to do at Antietam.
He did not follow Lee when his army was weak.
why was Antietam important politically?
Britian decided to stay out of the war because of:

Emancipation Proclamation
two answers
why was Antietam important politically?
Britian decided to stay out of the war because of:

Emancipation Proclamation
two answers
Why were there so many Irish immigrants in America?
The potato famine
When was the Emancipation Proclamation issued and what did it do? When did it take effect?
September of 1862

Freed slaves in "areas of rebellion"

january of 1863
When was the Emancipation Proclamation issued and what did it do? When did it take effect?
September of 1862

Freed slaves in "areas of rebellion"

january of 1863
Where did the immigrants riot and when?
New York, July 1863
What was the strategy behind the Emancipation Proclamation?
Gave the Southern states time to rejoin the union without losing their slaves
What were the requirements to avoid the draft (North and South)?
North: pay $300
South: if owned 20 slaves, could get someone to replace you.
What was the strategy behind the Emancipation Proclamation?
Gave the Southern states time to rejoin the union without losing their slaves
When did Vicksburg take place?
July 1, 2, and 3 of 1836
When did Vicksburg take place?
July 1, 2, and 3 of 1836
Why did the Confederacy fail?
States' Rights/copied the Articles of Confederation
Who was the general that won in Chancellorsville, VA? When did he win?
Stonewall Jackson in 1863
Who was the general that won in Chancellorsville, VA? When did he win?
Stonewall Jackson in 1863
When was the Confederacy capitol captured?
1862
How was the Confederacy like the Articles of Confederation?
troops didn't leave the state, each state had their own money, couldn't collect taxes
When was the Confederacy capitol captured?
1862
What was the inflation rate in the South and the North?
North: 80%
South: 7000%
Where and when did Lee first beat McClellan?
At the seven Day Battle in 1862
What did people call the Northerners who opposed the war?
Copper-heads
Where and when did Lee first beat McClellan?
At the seven Day Battle in 1862
How did both Lincoln and Davis violate civil rights?
they both violated habeas corpus
What was the only place tried for war crimes?
Andersonville
What was US Grant's nickname and what did it mean?
The Butcher: he and his army had huge casualty rates. He had no problem with losing men because the North had so many.
Who was William Tecumeseh Sherman?
He led the Union army in Sherman's March. His theory was to make Southerners so sick of war the they would have to stop.
What were the advantages of the North?
Twice as much industry (in a modern war, the winner is the one who can supply)

population (twice as many people adn four times as many soldiers)

better government (unified and established)
three answers