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  1. The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts and Cartoons

  2. Political cartoons express the cartoonist’s opinion on a current issue through images and words Cartoons contain some or all of the following artistic devices: Important people Symbols Exaggerated details Labels that identify parts of the cartoon Voice or thought bubbles A caption Political Cartoons

  3. Match each letter to one of the six artistic devices What do you think is the cartoonist’s message? Rail Splitter Cartoon

  4. Lincoln’s Election This is the way the North views it This is the way the South views it

  5. Fight to Save the Union OLD ABE – “OH, ITS ALL WELL ENOUGH TO SAY, THAT I MUST SUPPORT THE DIGNITY OF MY HIGH OFFICE BY FORCE. BUT ITS DARNED UNCOMFORTABLE SITTING!”

  6. The next four slides show important information about the North and South In your notes create a chart like the one on the following slide Civil War Charts and Graphs

  7. North v. South at the Beginning *LIST ADVANTAGES / DISADVANTAGES EACH SIDE HAD AT THE START

  8. Rating the North & the South

  9. Railroad Lines, 1860

  10. Resources: North & the South

  11. North More resources More people Moral cause Preserve Union End Slavery? South Better military leaders Defense of Way of life State’s rights American ideals? North vs. South

  12. The Union and Confederacy in 1861

  13. OverviewofCivil WarStrategy: “Anaconda”Plan

  14. Men Present for Duty in the Civil War

  15. Immigrantsas a %of a State’sPopulationin1860

  16. Battle of Bull Run (1st Manassas), July, 1861

  17. "That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons” Emancipation Proclamation

  18. Emancipation Purposes Frees slaves only in the South? Border states locked up Moral rallying point for Union forces – appease abolitionists Create problems for South Create potential troops – large numbers of able bodied men Reactions Northern democrats, border states protest South uses it as diplomatic issue Emancipation Proclamation

  19. Emancipation in 1863

  20. The Southern View of Emancipation

  21. African-Americans in Civil War Battles

  22. The Massacre at Fort Pillow, TN(April 12, 1864)

  23. Nathan Bedford Forrest(Captured Fort Pillow) • 262 African-Americans • 295 white Unionsoldiers. • Ordered? black soldiers murdered after theysurrendered! [many white soldiers killed aswell] • Became the first GrandWizard of the Ku KluxKlan after the war.

  24. The War in the West, 1863: Vicksburg

  25. The Road to Gettysburg: 1863

  26. Gettysburg Casualties

  27. Turning point of the Civil War Last Offensive move by the South South unable to recover from loss of troops, equipment, etc. Begins Northern strategy of “total war” Gettysburg

  28. The Progress of War: 1861-1865

  29. Sherman’sMarchthroughGeorgiato theSea, 1864

  30. Presidential Election of 1864

  31. The Final Virginia Campaign:1864-1865

  32. Casualties on Both Sides

  33. Civil War Casualtiesin Comparison to Other Wars