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In 1861 the Confederates seize this fort.
Fort Sumter
What are teh 4 boder states in the Union?
Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Maryland
General George McClellan
Union general that ran against Licoln in the 1864 presidential election.
Border States for the South
Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina
Emancipation Proclamation
Issued after the Battle of Antietam. Britian would not support the south. The North had a new goal to fight for. The south was angered.
In 1861 the Confederates seize this fort.
Fort Sumter
What are the 4 border states in the Union?
Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Maryland
General George McClellan
Union general that ran against Lincoln in the 1864 presidential election.
Border States for the South
Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina
Emancipation Proclamation
Issued after the Battle of Antietam. Britian would not support the sourth. The North had a new goal to fight for. The south was angered.
Battle of Antietam
Bloodiest battle
After battle Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation
New York Draft Riot
A riot that takes place in NYC because people thought it was a poor man's war. Rich people could pay to get out of the draft.
Advantages of the North
population
industry
artillery
William T. Sherman
He burned the city of Atlanta, Georgia and stated that "War is hell."
Stonewall Jackson
Hero of the 1st Battle of Bull Run. Lee considered him his right arm man that was shot by his own men
Advantages of the South
Better military leaders and officers at the start of the war and fighting a defensive war
Clara Barton
Founded of the Red Cross known as the "Angel of the Battlefield"
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Honor the dead and continue fighting for our freedom
Habeas Corpus suspension
Lincoln suspended this because riots started as people did not want to go to war to end slavery
Most experienced generals joined this side of the war
Confederacy or the South
Reason the Emancipation Proclamation angered the South
It was to free slaves in the states that were fighting in the confederacy.
The issuance of State's Right cause the South to...
Secede (leave) from the Union
Ulysses S. Grant
"The war is over. The rebels are our countrymen again" General of the North
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederacy
Abraham Lincoln
President of Union
Anaconda Plan
3 Parts: blockade the southern ports, control the Mississippi River, and capture Richmond (Southern Capital)
Battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac
The Ironclads changed naval warfare
Robert E. Lee
Commanding general of the Confederate Army after the 1st Battle of Bull Run
General McClellan
Had a "wait and see" approach. Put off fight until he could no longer put it off.
Major event in 1862
Battle of Antietam
Major event 1863
Emancipation Proclamation
Major event 1864
Lincoln reelected and the city of Atlanta, Georgia defeated
Major event 1865
General Lee and Confederates surrender at Appomattox Courthouse