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  1. Civil War Melissa Sharer W. Stiern Middle School Ms. Marshall 2009-2010 HSS 8.10

  2. Civil War Began • Started in Dec. of 1860, a number of states started to separate from the Union • Lasted from 1861 to 1865 • 902 million people died

  3. Causes Disagreement over the institution of slavery Economic differences Political differences Effects Slavery ends 620,000 Americans killed Military districts created Southern economy in ruins Causes & Effects of Civil War

  4. Union (north) vs. Confederates (south) Referred to as “War Between the States” Ulysses Grant, Robert Lee, Scott Hancock, Irvin McDowell, James Carleton, John Breckenridge, and Richard Ewell Who Fought in the Civil War?

  5. The Anaconda Plan Art of War Civil War Strategy, The Early Years Confederate Strategy Napoleonic Arithmetic Principals Of War Union Strategy Strategies or Tactics

  6. While the nation was breaking apart, daily life continued in the cities, towns and farms of America Woman took up roles as factory workers, clerks, school teachers, and nurses Camp life was primative, housing was mostly of tents, and food was cooked over an open fire Life During the War

  7. Most Important Battles Of the Civil War • 5,050 total battles 50 major battles and 5,000 minor battles • Most important battles: First Bull Run, Seven Days’ Battle, Second Bull Run, Antietam, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Fort Sumter, and Chattanooga

  8. Lee surrendered to Grant ending the civil war Abraham Lincoln had a Reconstruction Plan to help rebuild the southern states The 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments were passed ending slavery and finally giving African Americans rights End of the Civil War

  9. Lasted from 1865 to 1877 Reconstruction is the process of readmitting the former Confederate states to the Union Ten Percent Plan was proposed New Southern State Governments were made Reconstruction

  10. Violence of the Ku Klux Klan was a challenge to reconstruction Republicans slowly lost control of the southern state governments to the Democratic Party Severe economic downturn began the Panic of 1873 Reconstruction Ends

  11. Resources “US Civil War 1861-1865” History Place. January 27, 2010 www.historyplace.com/civilwar/index.html White, Deborah Gray, Deverell, William. United States History. United States of America: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 2006. p 472-503