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  1. The Civil War BeginsChapter 11 Section 1

  2. Confederate States of America • February 4, 1861 • 7 states (SC, TX, MS, AL, LA, GA, FL) • Began seizing federal buildings in South • Fort Sumter (April 12, 1861) • Anderson (N) vs. Beauregard (S) • Anderson surrenders • 4 more states secede (VA, AR, TN, NC)

  3. Strengths & Weaknesses • North • Larger population • More extensive railroad system • More factories • Greater food production • South • Skilled generals & soldiers • Wealth from cotton • Greater motivation to fight

  4. Strategies • North: Anaconda Plan • South: defensive

  5. Bull Run • July 21, 1861 • McDowell (N) vs. Johnston (S) • Confederate win

  6. Shiloh • April 6, 1862 • Grant (N) vs. Johnston (S) • Union win • ¼ of soldiers were killed, wounded, or captured

  7. Farragut Captures New Orleans • April 26, 1862 • South could not support its troops in West

  8. New Technology • Iron Clads • Rifle • Minié Ball • Hand grenades & land mines • Trench warfare

  9. Antietam • McClellan (N) vs. Lee (S) • September 17, 1862 • Lee’s orders found by Union • Bloodiest single day battle in US history • Draw – no side won • Lincoln fires McClellan & replaces him with Grant