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This man was the union commander at the battle of Shiloh

Ulysses S Grant

Name two or more border states

Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri

This man resigned from the US Army to join and become commanding general of the Confederate Army

Robert E Lee

What were two reasons Robert E Lee wanted to invade the north

Foreign support, to buy time for Virginia farmers to replant cramps

Who led the 54th Massachusetts

Robert Shaw

Who was the union flag officer who took the city of New Orleans

David Ferragut

This weapon is the deadliest; increased deaths in the war

The minie ball/rifle

Most immigrants who fought in the war were from where

Ireland and Germany

What was the first major field battle

First battle of Bull Run

This battle was the bloodiest single day battle

Battle of Antietam

Why were the border states so important to Lincoln in the union

Their location

Who did the Emancipation Proclamation mean to free

All slaves in the southern states

Do you need to plan to coup up the south. What was it called?

The Anaconda plan

Who was the winning general at the seven days battle

Robert E Lee

Abraham Lincoln waited after this battle to announce the emancipation proclamation

Battle of Antietam

Where was the capital of the Confederate states

Richmond, Virginia

In what state did the battle of Shiloh take place

Tennessee

What was one of the reactions to the Emancipation Proclamation

The south was enraged

The cotton industry was big in the south. What was it referred to as

King Cotton

Why did Lincoln hate George McClellan

Because George wouldn't stop training the troops and go in to battle

What was another reason why the south invaded the north

So Lincoln would work out a peace treaty or to steal food from the northern farms

Of all the soldiers who fought, most did what for a living

They were farmers

Bonus: at the battle of Shiloh, he was the second in command who got shot in the hand

William Sherman

Where is Fort Sumpter?

Charleston, South Carolina

He was the union commander in battle of Shiloh

Ulysses S Grant

Who won the battle of Shiloh? What was it significance

North/union


It showed how bloody the war was

What were the north strengths in the war

-Abraham Lincoln as a strong leader


-more men in the army


-double railroads


-almost all naval power

Who won the battle of New Orleans? What was it significance

South statistically. It showed the north only needs 150 more miles to have Mississippi

It was the union commander of the seven days battle

George McCl

Who was the Confederate commander at the seven days battle

Robert E Lee

Who won the seven days battle?what was its significance?

South


Keeps war going for three more years

He was the union commander the battle of Antietam

George McClellan

Who was the Confederate commander at Antietam

Robert E Lee

Who was the union commander in battle of Shiloh

Ulysses S Grant

What major refused to surrender at Fort Sumter

Robert Anderson

What are border states

Slave states that border free states

What were the north Strank's in the war

-Abraham Lincoln as a strong leader


-more men in the army


-double railroads


-almost all naval power

It was the union commander of the seven days battle

George McClellan

What did the South think could bring foreign support

King cotton

What was the union strategy?

Winfield Scott's Anaconda plan


(take Mississippi River, split south, surround the south)

Who was the union commander of the battle of Bull Run

Irvin McDowell

Who was the Confederate commander in the battle of Bull Run

PGT Beauregard

Who won the first battle of Bull Run? What was its significance

South


Proved the south had strength

Who wasn't allowed to fight and who was surprisingly allowed to fight

African-Americans not allowed to fight Native Americans allowed to fight

What are 2 reasons for signing up for the army?

One seeking adventure and glory


Two escape from boredom


Three loyal to country or state

What was the Gatling gun

The first machine gun

Why did the seven days battle begin

McClellan tried to capture Richmond Virginia

When was the Emancipation Proclamation issued

January 1, 1863