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The. War. between. t he. states. Game. Part 1. Fed up with the North, South Carolina seceded from the Union on Dec. 20, 1860. Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas succeeded. __________ states succeeded before Lincoln was inaugurated. Later, Dude!!. 7.

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  • Fed up with the North, South Carolina seceded from the Union on Dec. 20, 1860.

  • Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas succeeded.

  • __________ states succeeded before Lincoln was inaugurated.

Later, Dude!!


Feb 18 1861 jefferson davis is elected the first president of the csa
Feb. 18, 1861-Jefferson Davis is elected the first president of the CSA

  • Vice President- Alexander Stephens

  • First Capital in Montgomery, AL

March 4 1861 lincoln is elected as the 16 th president
March 4, 1861-Lincoln is elected as the 16 of the CSAth President

  • Hannibal Hamlin is the Vice-President

  • Washington D.C.

1 which of these people worked to end slavery before and during the civil war
1. Which of these people worked to end slavery before and during the Civil War?

  • A. Andrew Jackson

  • B. Fredrick Douglass

  • C. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

  • D. Chief Roger B. Taney

I ruled in the Dred Scot Case. during the Civil War?

I said slaves were property and had no rights.


  • Who is described in the box above:

  • A. Dred Scot

  • B. Abraham Lincoln

  • C. Roger Taney

  • D. Fredrick Douglass

Lincoln s 3 choices
Lincoln Civil War?’s 3 Choices

  • 1. “Let the states go”

  • 2. “Give in on the slavery question.”

  • 3. Still others said, “Use the ARMY to end their revolt!”

Give In



South Carolina is not in the USA anymore, so the fort is ours.

Get out or else!!!

A fort is federal property…therefore, it is ours


Fort sumter sc dec 26 1860 april 12 1861
Fort Sumter, SC- ours.Dec. 26, 1860-April 12, 1861

  • Federal or USA Fort-Built during the War of 1812

  • On Confederate Land

  • Who does it belong to?

  • SC thought it was theirs

  • Occupied by Union or Federal Soldiers

  • SC Government asked Union soldiers to abandon, but they refused.

Lincoln s choices
Lincoln ours.’s Choices

I cannot just let them go, but I don’t want to fight them.


    An important message came from Major Robert Anderson commander at Fort Sumter.

Urgent! ours.

  • Message from Commander Anderson

Supplies at the Fort are almost gone. If new supplies are not sent soon, we will be forced to surrender the fort to the Confederacy.

A no end situation
A No End Situation ours.

  • If I send supplies…Southerners might attack.

  • If I send troops….Southerners WILL attack.

  • If I do nothing…the commander will have to surrender.




Decision ours.

  • Lincoln decided to send supply ships

  • And see what the Southerners would do

Pres davis s response
Pres. Davis ours.’s Response??

We need to take over the fort BEFORE the supplies get there. We will ask them to surrender first, though.

  • The North’s response…


Pres davis s response1
Pres. Davis ours.’s Response??

Alright then, you asked for it!!!

  • The South fired on Fort Sumter causing the North to surrender because they didn’t have enough ammo.

Teach your neighbors the flag.


of Fort Sumter.






The civil war has begun
The Civil War has Begun! flag.

  • Lincoln called for 75,000 Americans to join the army to stop the rebellion. Tennessee knew they had to pick a side.

  • Frightened southern states not in the Confederacy now_________________________ with the other 7 states.

  • Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina , and Tennessee

  • 11 States Strong


Lincoln: flag.

We need 75,000 Troops

That’s It!!!!

Tennessee State Convention flag.


  • 1st Vote before Ft. Sumter-AgainstSecession

  • The General Assembly met on June 6th, 1861 to vote on whether or not to secede.

  • 105,000 to 47,000

  • West and Middle-For TN=Secede

  • East TN=Against

Pro-Confederate flag.

Pro Union


Memphis-7000 (for secession ) and 4 (against secession)

5 East TN counties unanimously voted against secession

West-Mostly For

Middle-Half and Half

East-Mostly Against

Andrew johnson
Andrew Johnson flag.

  • US House of Representative (1843-1853)

  • TN Governor (1853-1857)

  • US Senator (1857-1862)

  • Military Governor (1862-1865)

  • Vice-President-(1865)-Why?

  • 17th President-(1865-1867)

The free and independent state of scott
The Free and Independent State of Scott to do so.

  • After Tennessee’s secession from the Union, Scott County, TN tried to secede from Tennessee.

  • Tried to form their own state during the Civil War.

Good Job!

Hurst nation
Hurst Nation to do so.

  • West Tennessee Family

  • West TN was Pro-_________

  • This family and friends were Pro-Union

  • Gathered a Union Cavalry known as Hurst Nation.




June 7 letter from, 1861

Oneida, TN

Scott County, TN

 Dear Cousin Andy,

  I hope thiz letter finds you good. I know you done decided to move up par to Kentucky to fight with the Union just in case there is a war once you done heard South Carolina seceded. I just wanted to give you news of what is happenin with your kin folk. I know you and Couz Erin hate to see the nation plum cut in two. Most of yer East Tennessee brothers feel the way you do. I shore do hate to be the one to inform you, but Tennessee done decided today to secede the Union and join the Confederacy. It is a sad day for us here in Oneida. Our own US Senator from Tennessee, Andrew Johnson is opposed to secession, but no one listened to him. He said that Tennesseans are committin treason!!!

After Tennessee was the last state to secede, Scott County even said they wanted to break away from Tennessee and form their own state!!! I can’t believe it has come to this.

I am not sure what I will do fight for my home state or go with my feller citizens of the county. I will tell you what I decide later. I will make sure Erin and your younguns are all save and sound. Maybe there will not be a war. If there is, hopefully it will be a quick war.

Your dearest cousin,


June 7 letter from, 1861

Manchester, TN 

Dear Ange,

Yippee, Tennessee done gone and left the Union yesterde. I am plum proud of my feller statesmen. I wished I were old enuff to join up but I am not near old enuf. I am jealous of you big bro. you get to be makin history wile im just stuck here tendin the pigs. Christine is just wailin all day becuz her betrothed Gil done gone and signed up fir the confederacy. She is so upset that her beloved mite git hurt that she is just beside herself. Women?? Now that the csa has elevem states we will whip those blue bellies from here to kingdom come. One southern boy can whip ten Yanks. Christine don’t got nothin to worry bout. Tennesse had the right to leave the union. Mom read the paper and it said that wezleavincuz of slaves. Aint that a bunch of hogwash. We aint never had no slaves. Wezfightin for southern honor. Aint no yank gonna tell us how to live or how to vote. After ole ape Lincoln got in office I knew we were in for a fight. Then when those yellow bellied yanks wouldn’t leave fort sumter I new that it was only a matter of time.

I wish I could be long side of you. I know that betwitk us we would win the war in days.

Hope to see you soon,


Brother against brother
Brother Against Brother letter from home.

  • Involved Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Delaware, and Maryland

  • One family member would fight for the Union and one for the Confederacy

Tell Your neighbor opposite side.

Where most battles


Capitals opposite side.


  • The Capital of the Confederacy was _________________VA.

  • The Capital of the Union was_________________

  • Virginia had the most battles in it because both of these capitals were near area. (100 miles apart)

Washington D.C.

Most of the war was fought in the south tennessee had the 2 nd most battles in it why
Most of the war was fought in the South. Tennessee had the 2nd most battles in it? Why?



Union or Federals

Important rivers and near Virginia?

Players in

The Civil


By: Christy Shannon Moore


The War of Northern Aggression

War Between the States

Brother Against Brother

The War of Rebellion

The Leaders of the Confederacy Wars Combined. Why?

Pres. Jefferson Davis

VP Alexander Stevens

The Confederate Wars Combined. Why?“White House”

Executive Mansion

The Confederate Seal Wars Combined. Why?

MOTTO  “With God As Our Vindicator”

A Northern View of Jeff Davis Wars Combined. Why?

Gen robert e lee the best around
Gen. Robert E. Lee-The Best Around Wars Combined. Why?

  • The Confederate General

  • In charge of the V_________Army

No, way dude…I can’t fight my kin folks in Virginia.

Lee, you are the best around. I want you to head up my armies to stop the rebellion in the South


What am i going to do now
What am I going to do now? Wars Combined. Why?

Lincoln Wars Combined. Why?’s Generals

Winfield Scott

Joseph Hooker

Ulysses S. Grant

Irwin McDowell

George McClellan

George Meade

Ambrose Burnside

George McClellan,Again!

Gen ulysses s grant hail to the chief
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant-Hail to the Chief Wars Combined. Why?

  • The Union or Federal General

  • He was the 18th President of the United States.

The Confederate Generals Wars Combined. Why?

“Stonewall” Jackson

Nathan Bedford Forrest

George Pickett

Jeb Stuart

James Longstreet

Robert E. Lee

Gen nathan bedford forrest wish i was on ole rocky top
Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest- Wars Combined. Why?Wish I Was On Ole Rocky Top

  • A famous Confederate Calvary General

  • He is from Chapel Hill, Tennessee

  • Private to a General

Need Men With:

A Gun

A Horse

Wanna Have Fun Killing Yankees

Cats have 9 lives….I have 29!!

Gen thomas stonewall jackson
Gen. Thomas lives and bankrupt the Federal Treasury, it will be worth it. There will never be peace in Tennessee till Forrest is dead.“Stonewall” Jackson

“He’s a Stone-Wall”

  • Was a great Confederate General

  • He got his name in the Battle of Bull Run because he refused to retreat.

  • He was shot by his own men in the arm at Chancellorsville. He died from pneumonia 8 days later.

“Tom Fool” Jackson-One Strange Dude lives and bankrupt the Federal Treasury, it will be worth it. There will never be peace in Tennessee till Forrest is dead.

  • Never bent…afraid it would bend his innards-He thought he had jumbled organs.

  • Thought his body was “off balance” and to realign, he would hold up his right hand.

  • Had slaves but taught them to read (against the law) so they could read the Bible.

  • Sucked on lemons

  • Slept in wet sheets.

  • Didn’t eat pepper because he thought it weakened his left leg.

  • A Religious Man-Didn’t like to fight battles on Sunday.

Sam watkins the story of my life
Sam Watkins- “The Story of My Life” lives and bankrupt the Federal Treasury, it will be worth it. There will never be peace in Tennessee till Forrest is dead.

  • Columbia, TN

  • Famous for Writing a Memoir- "Company Aytch: Or, a Side Show of the Big Show"

Matthew Fontaine Maury- lives and bankrupt the Federal Treasury, it will be worth it. There will never be peace in Tennessee till Forrest is dead.Father of Modern Oceanography and Naval Meteorology, Pathfinder of the Seas, Scientist of the Seas

  • Born in VA but moved to Franklin, TN when he was 5

  • Maury Co, TN was named after his relative

  • At the outbreak of the Civil War, Maury resigned his job as a US Navy Commander and joined the Confederacy

Sam davis boy hero of the confederacy
Sam Davis lives and bankrupt the Federal Treasury, it will be worth it. There will never be peace in Tennessee till Forrest is dead.“Boy Hero of the Confederacy”

“I would die a thousand deaths before I would betray a friend”

  • Smyrna, TN

  • Confederate Scout

  • Captured with Union battle plans in his shoe

  • Would not give the names of those who gave him the items

  • He was hanged on Nov. 27th, 1863.

Gen william tecumseh sherman light it up
Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman- lives and bankrupt the Federal Treasury, it will be worth it. There will never be peace in Tennessee till Forrest is dead.“Light It Up”

  • Was a harsh general for the Union Armies

  • He waged a “by all means necessary” war on the Confederates

  • He burned and robbed Confederate homes

  • Sherman Neck Ties

  • March to the Sea

“War is Hell”

War is cruelty there is no use trying to reform it the crueler it is the sooner it will be over
War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.


West point military academy ny
West Point Military Academy-NY crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.

  • United States Military Academy-well known and important school

  • Must be nominated to attend by a US Congressman

  • Lee, Grant, Jackson, Sherman, Custer, Jefferson Davis, Eisenhower, MacArthur, Patton, Schwarzkopf, Buzz Aldrin, Abner Doubleday, Robert Neyland, Edgar Allen Poe, Jeb Stuart, Michael Collins

Pwyk important people
PWYK-Important People South.

  • Robert E. Lee b. Ulysses S. Grant

  • Thomas Jackson d. William T. Sherman

  • Nathan B. Forrest f. Fredrick Douglass

  • g. Jefferson Davis h. Roger B. Taney

Abolitionist Conference Tonight at 7pm

Special Speaker

South s strengths and weaknesses
South keep ___________’s Strengths and Weaknesses

  • Strengths:

    A. Better Soldiers and Generals

    B. Better Fighting Techniques

    C. Good Resolve-Not Willing to Give Up

    D. Fighting on Their Land-Knew it Better

  • Weaknesses:

  • Less $

  • Less People

  • No Factories

  • Less Weapons



Men Present for Duty keep ___________in the Civil War

Immigrants keep ___________as a %of a State’sPopulationin1860

Railroad Lines, 1860 keep ___________

How can this be a disadvantage for the South?

Teach your neighbor the keep ___________

Strengths and Weaknesses

of the North and South.

South’s War Strategy keep ___________




  • Defensive Strategy

  • Less Men/Less Weapons

  • Wear them down

  • Capture Washington D.C.






North’s TD Zone




North’s War Strategy keep ___________

· B__________ Southern ports


· seize control of the Mississippi River

· capture the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia

This stops T _ _ _ _





What does this picture show?

Confederates keep ___________


Overview keep ___________ofthe North’sCivil WarStrategy:


The keep ___________“Anaconda” Plan

Fighting techniques
Fighting Techniques keep ___________

  • The New Bullet

  • Open Field Fighting

  • Bayonet

  • Ironclad Ships

  • Telegram

  • Hot Air Balloon

  • Machine Gun

  • Repeating Rifle

Who loses the battle
Who Loses the Battle? keep ___________

  • A causality is both the dead, missing, captured, and the wounded.

The side that ____________ the battlefield first. (or makes the other side retreat)


Your basic training is now complete you are moving to virginia
Your basic training is now complete. You are moving to Virginia.

  • Can you pass your Basic Training Test?