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Richmond
Confederate's capital.
Washington D.C.
Union's capital.
Shermans March to Atlanta
Sherman (Union) forces Confederates to flee from Atlanta in Sept. 1864.
Appomattox Court House
Where Grant and Lee discussed terms for surrender. Lee left with much dignity. Sash, horse and sword.
Emancipation Proclamation
Lincoln proclaimed USA a free country.
Reconstruction Era
Time after Civil War used to rebuild the nation.
Wade-Davis Bill
Congress said 50% of population must declare loyalty to Union to have a state gov't.
10-percent clause
Lincoln, same, but with 10%.
13th Amendment
slavery abolished.
14th Amendment
slaves gain citizen rights.
15th Amendment
any race can vote.
Carpetbaggers
Northen politicians came S. with carpetbags for political opportunity.
Scalawags
white Southerners cooperated with carpetbagger and freedmen to advance their own interests.
Ku Klux Klan
Cult against black rights.
Fort Sumter
April 12, 1861. Beauregard led South's first victory. Anderson fought for Union.
Battle of Vicksburg
most famous battle Grant captured.
Battle of Chancellorsville
South's costliest victory. "Fighting Joe" Hooker (Union).
Battle of Fredericksburg
Burnside (Union). 10,000 casualities.
Battle of Gettysburg
1863. Most decisive battle of the war.
Battle of Antietam
bloodiest single day of the Civil War.
Battle of the Ironclads
Merrimac vs. Virginia/Monitor.
Battle of Bull Run (1st round)
McDowell (Union) vs. Junction (Confederate).
Jefferson Davis
Confederate President.
Abraham Lincoln.
Union President.
Robert E. Lee
greatest military strategist.
General Grant
Union General.
Stonewell Jackson
Confederate General with Christian influence.
George McClellan
Union General.
David Farragut
Confederate Admiral.
Jeb Stuart
Confederate General.
George Meade
forced Lee at Gettysburg out Union General.
William Sherman
in charge of Union forces. Marched on Atlanta.
Clara Barton
founded the American Red Cross.
John Wilkes Booth
killed Lincoln.
Booker T. Washington
Black activist; professor.
Andrew Johnson
worst President after Lincoln. First President to be trial to be impeached.
Years of the Civil War
1861-8165
Moral reason for Civil War. Political reason for Civil War.
Moral: slavery. Political: preserve Union.
Advantages of the Union
abundant resources, more people.
Advantages of the Confederacy
knowledge of ourdoors, valuable military.
Union States
Oregon, California, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine.
Confederate States
Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, S. Carolina, N. Carolina, Virginia.
Border States
Missouri, Kentucky, W. Virginia, Maryland, Deleware.
elected in 1860
Lincoln
elected in 1864
Lincoln
elected in 1868
Grant
elected in 1872
Grant
elected in 1876
Hayes