Wedges of separation 1850 1860
Download
1 / 83

Wedges of Separation 1850-1860 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 793 Views
  • Updated On :
  • Presentation posted in: General

Wedges of Separation 1850-1860. Senator Stephen Douglas-Illinois. “There are eleven hundred coming from Platte County to vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David Atchinson Missouri. John Brown.

Related searches for Wedges of Separation 1850-1860

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha

Download Presentation

Wedges of Separation 1850-1860

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript



Senator stephen douglas illinois l.jpg
SenatorStephenDouglas-Illinois


Slide5 l.jpg

“There are eleven hundred coming from Platte County to vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David AtchinsonMissouri


John brown l.jpg
John Brown vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David Atchinson


Senator charles sumner l.jpg
Senator Charles Sumner vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David Atchinson


Dred scott l.jpg
Dred vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David AtchinsonScott


John brown12 l.jpg
John Brown vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David Atchinson


1861 62 l.jpg
1861-62 vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David Atchinson


President james buchanan l.jpg
President James Buchanan vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David Atchinson


Jefferson davis l.jpg
Jefferson Davis vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David Atchinson


Bull run va l.jpg
Bull Run, VA vote and it that ain’t enough we can send five thousand-enough to kill every God-damned abolitionist in the Territory”-Senator David Atchinson


Slide19 l.jpg

“Your little army, derided for its want of arms, derided for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”

Jefferson Davis (CSA) after 1st Bull Run


General george mcclellan l.jpg
General George McClellan for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”


General robert e lee csa l.jpg
General Robert E. Lee for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.” CSA


Antietam september 17 1862 l.jpg
Antietam-September 17, 1862 for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”


Moving towards emancipation l.jpg
Moving towards Emancipation for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”


Crittenden resolution l.jpg
Crittenden Resolution for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”

  • Passed by Congress July of 1861

  • War is being fought to preserve the Union, not to end slavery.

  • Lincoln had stated as much in his First Inauguration Speech


First confiscation act 1862 l.jpg
First Confiscation Act-1862 for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”

  • Any property being used to aid the Rebellion can be seized.

  • Example: slaves growing crops helps the Rebellion

  • Loophole: quit fighting and the South can keep its slaves.


Second confiscation act 1862 l.jpg
Second Confiscation Act-1862 for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”

  • All rebel property, regardless of its use, can be seized.

  • Loophole: quit fighting and keep the slaves.


Steps toward emancipation l.jpg
Steps Toward Emancipation for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”

  • March 1862-slaves who escape to Union lines will not be returned to owners.

  • April 1862-compensated emancipation $$$$ goes into effect for Washington DC.

  • June 1862-Territories are emancipated without compensation


Political consideration against emancipation l.jpg
Political consideration against Emancipation for its lack of all the essential material of war, has met the grand army of the enemy, routed it at every point, and it now flies, inglorious in retreat before our victorious columns. We have taught them a lesson in their invasion of the sacred soil of Virginia.”

  • Did not want to offend the border states

    a. Missouri, Kentucky, Delaware, Maryland

    2. Offend the racist element in the North

    a. Did not want freed slaves to take their jobs


Slide29 l.jpg

“I would do it if I were not afraid that half the officers would fling down their arms and three more States would rise. “ Lincoln-summer 1861


Horace greeley l.jpg
Horace Greeley would fling down their arms and three more States would rise. “ Lincoln-summer 1861

  • Owner and editor of New York Tribune

  • Editorial-”Prayer of 20 Million” urging immediate emancipation.


Lincoln s response l.jpg
Lincoln’s Response would fling down their arms and three more States would rise. “ Lincoln-summer 1861

  • “My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or destroy slavery.”

  • Free none, free all, or free some and leave others enslaved.

  • This response reflected Lincoln’s official view, not as he stated his personal view of slavery.


Slide32 l.jpg


Emancipation proclamation l.jpg
Emancipation Proclamation Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.

  • Issued September 22, 1862-five days after Antietam

  • All persons engaged in Rebellion as of January 1, 1863 will have their slaves freed. This justified emancipation for military reasons.

  • Loophole: if the South quits, they can keep their slaves.


King cotton diplomacy l.jpg
King Cotton Diplomacy Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.

  • An attempt to force Britain or France to recognize the Confederacy as a nation


Process l.jpg
Process Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.

  • Create an artificial cotton shortage


Process40 l.jpg
Process Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.

  • Create an artificial cotton shortage

  • Leads to higher unemployment in Britain & France


Process42 l.jpg
Process Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.

  • Create an artificial cotton shortage

  • Leads to higher unemployment in Britain & France

  • Unemployment leads to an increase in social problems such crime, prostitution, etc.

  • These problems will force Britain and France to recognize the Confederacy and thus resume cotton shipments


Reasons for failure l.jpg
Reasons for Failure Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.

  • Egyptian cotton was abundant

  • European crop failures forced Europe to import Yankee wheat

  • British and French working classes willing to suffer if it meant the end of slavery in the United States.


General george meade l.jpg
General George Meade Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.


General robert e lee csa45 l.jpg
General Robert E. Lee Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.CSA


Big round top @ gettysburg l.jpg
Big Round Top @ Gettysburg Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.


Little round top @ gettysburg l.jpg
Little Round Top @ Gettysburg Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.


General ulysses s grant l.jpg
General Theater of the war to help the North see the connection between ending the war and ending slavery.UlyssesS.Grant


Slide53 l.jpg

“We must destroy this army of Grant’s before he gets to the James River. If he gets there, it will become a siege, and then it will be a mere question of time.” Lee, June 1864 to Jubal Early


General william tecumseh sherman l.jpg
General William Tecumseh Sherman the James River. If he gets there, it will become a siege, and then it will be a mere question of time.” Lee, June 1864 to Jubal Early


John bell hood l.jpg
John Bell Hood the James River. If he gets there, it will become a siege, and then it will be a mere question of time.” Lee, June 1864 to Jubal Early


Atlanta is ours and fairly won sherman l.jpg
“Atlanta is ours and fairly won” Sherman the James River. If he gets there, it will become a siege, and then it will be a mere question of time.” Lee, June 1864 to Jubal Early


I will make georgia howl sherman l.jpg
“I will make Georgia howl.” Sherman the James River. If he gets there, it will become a siege, and then it will be a mere question of time.” Lee, June 1864 to Jubal Early


Slide61 l.jpg

“We cannot change the hearts of these people of the South, but we can make war so terrible and make them so sick of war that generations will pass away before they again appeal to it.” Sherman


Sherman s march to the sea l.jpg
Sherman’s March to the Sea but we can make war so terrible and make them so sick of war that generations will pass away before they again appeal to it.” Sherman


Decides to live off the land l.jpg
Decides to live off the land but we can make war so terrible and make them so sick of war that generations will pass away before they again appeal to it.” Sherman

1. Sherman can cut his supply line and move his army faster.

2. Taking supplies from civilians inflicts terror on the civilian population. Union Army burns what they cannot consume.


Effect of sherman s terror l.jpg
Effect of Sherman’s Terror but we can make war so terrible and make them so sick of war that generations will pass away before they again appeal to it.” Sherman

1. Proves to Confederate citizens that their government is incapable of protecting them.

2. Increases the desertion rate of the Confederate Army as soldiers go home to protect their families.


1865 the end l.jpg
1865-The End but we can make war so terrible and make them so sick of war that generations will pass away before they again appeal to it.” Sherman

“The deep waters are closing over us.” Mary Chestnut


Slide66 l.jpg

When I learned that Sherman’s army was marching through the Salkiehatchie Swamps, making its own roads at the rate of a dozen miles per day and bringing its artillery and wagons with it, I made up my mind that there had been no such army in existence since the days of Julius Caesar.” Joseph Johnston CSA


Slide71 l.jpg

“Thank God I have lived to see this. It seems to me that I have been dreaming a horrid nightmare for four years, and now the nightmare is over.” Lincoln early April 1865


Slide72 l.jpg

“The result of last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance. I regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility of any further effusion of blood, by asking of you the surrender of that portion of the Confederate States Army known as the Army of Northern Virginia.” Grant April 7, 1865


Slide73 l.jpg
“There is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant and I would rather die a thousand deaths.” Lee, April 9, 1865


Slide74 l.jpg

“Boys, I have done the best I could for you. Go home now, and if you make as good citizens as you have soldiers, you will do well, and I shall always be proud of you. Goodbye, and God bless.” Lee April 9 1865


John wilkes booth l.jpg
John Wilkes Booth and if you make as good citizens as you have soldiers, you will do well, and I shall always be proud of you. Goodbye, and God bless.” Lee April 9 1865


John wilkes booth78 l.jpg
John Wilkes Booth and if you make as good citizens as you have soldiers, you will do well, and I shall always be proud of you. Goodbye, and God bless.” Lee April 9 1865


Slide79 l.jpg
“Our country owed all our troubles to Lincoln. God made me the instrument of his punishment.” John Wilkes Booth


ad
  • Login