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The Civil War

The Civil War

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  1. The Civil War

  2. Civil War States

  3. Union Army - North • Confederate Army - South

  4. Ulysses S. Grant – Union Army General.

  5. Robert E. Lee – Confederate Army General.

  6. Draft – requiring citizens to fight in the military during a time of war. • Clara Barton – Civil War nurse who later founded the American Red Cross.

  7. Anaconda Plan – Union war plan to blockade all Southern ports and take control of the Mississippi River.

  8. First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) 1861 – The first major battle of the Civil War that took place in Virginia. Confederate Army won.

  9. Battle of Antietam (1862) – Bloodiest day of the Civil War. Battle took place in Maryland. No clear winner.

  10. Emancipation Proclamation President Lincoln’s announcement freeing all enslaved persons in the Confederate States.

  11. Review: Using your notes answer each question on the next clean page in your notebook. • What was the Missouri Compromise? • Describe the Fugitive Slave Law. • What act repealed the Missouri Compromise? • What was the Underground Railroad? • Who was elected president in 1860? • Describe the Dred Scott decision? • Who became commander of the Union and Confederate Armies? • Where did the first “clash” of the Civil War occur? • What was the Compromise of 1850? • Why did Kansas get the nickname “bleeding Kansas”?

  12. Battle of Chancellorsville (VA) – May 1, 1863. Confederate army won but Stonewall Jackson was shot and later died. Stonewalls death

  13. Battle of Gettysburg (PA) – July 1-3, 1863. Confederate tried to invade Pennsylvania but was stopped by the Union Army. Union Army wins. Confederate losses many soldiers.

  14. Gettysburg Address – Famous speech given by President Lincoln after the Battle of Gettysburg.

  15. Battle of Vicksburg (Mississippi) – May 1863. Union Army takes control of Vicksburg.

  16. Sherman's March to the Sea – Union General William Sherman led a march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia burning, destroying everything in his path.

  17. Who will Win?????? Write a brief newspaper article about the Civil War. Pretend as if it is 1864 and you are a reporter reporting on the Civil War. Based on what we have learned so far, make a prediction as to who will win the War (Union or Confederate). Give reasons why this will be the outcome. To help you, use your notes and the book.

  18. Appomattox Courthouse – General Grant surrounded General Lee and the Confederate soldiers. General Lee surrendered on April 9, 1865. • THE UNION WON THE CIVIL WAR

  19. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln – On April 14, 1865 President Lincoln was shot and killed by John Wilkes Booth. Andrew Johnson becomes president.

  20. Writing Prompt In your own words what does discrimination mean? Have you ever felt discriminated against? When? Why do you think people discriminate against others? What can we do to prevent discrimination?

  21. North Carolina in the Civil War (p352-359) Describe at least three ways in which North Carolina prepared itself for war and kept itself supplied during the war. Why was Governor Vance often at odds with Jefferson Davis? Why was Fort Fisher important? How did the Union gain access to northeastern North Carolina? Why do you think the soldiers at Bentonville kept fighting even though they were vastly outnumbered?