Civil War Review. Jefferson Davis-President of the Confederacy Abraham Lincoln-President of the Union. People to Know:. Commanders in the Civil War Ulysses. S. Grant- Commander of the Union Army. Robert E. Lee- Commander of the Confederate Army. Who was Dred Scott?
Ulysses. S. Grant- Commander of the Union Army.
Robert E. Lee- Commander of the Confederate Army.
Who did Robert E. Lee surrender to at Appomattox?
-Ulysses. S. Grant
Who earned a national reputation after debating Stephen Douglas when running for Illinois senator? Abraham Lincoln
The Great Compromiser
“Government of the people, by the people and for the people” refers to what type of government?
Cotton, Rice, Tobacco, and Sugar
What kind of labor did the North rely on?
Free labor or wage labor
Sojourner Truth believed women should have what?
In the Dred Scott Decision, the Supreme Court said slaves were Property.
One factor that led to the agricultural economy of the South was the warm climate.
Women still did not have the right to vote
The Union gained control of the Miss. River after what battle?
Battle of Vicksburg
Two strategies of the North during the War:
1. Capture the capital - Richmond, VA
2. Capture the Miss. River to split the Confederacy
Two strategies of the South during the war:
1.Fight a defensive war and capture Washington D.C
2. Win recognition as an independent country
What incident marked the beginning of the Civil War?
Firing on Fort Sumter
Who made a famous “march to the sea”?
General William Sherman (using “total war”)
Battle of Gettysburg
What battle split the Confederacy?
Battle of Vicksburg
What slaves did the Emancipation Proclamation free?
Only those in the rebelling states
Appomattox Courthouse, VA
When was the Civil War over?
April 9, 1865
John Wilkes Booth
When was Lincoln shot?
April 14, 1865 United States Library of Congress pic
The Freedman’s Bureau was created
14th and 15th amendments passed
Martial law established in Southern states