Chapter 12. The Civil War and Reconstruction By: Savannah Walker, Stacie Biddle & Krysten Collins. Causes: Election of Abraham- Lincoln didn’t believe in slavery. Slavery- North was against and South was for.
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The Civil War and Reconstruction
By: Savannah Walker, Stacie Biddle & Krysten Collins.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 let Kansas and Nebraska decide if their state would allow slavery.
Slavery, Sectionalism, Economy, Election of Abraham, and States’ Rights.(any of those)
The U.S. government declared that it was illegal for Texas or any other state to secede. Most southerners disagreed. They argued they had freely joined the Union and could freely leave.
- Minor battles
- Farms, plantations, and roads suffered less damage
-Government collected crops, livestock, and other items.
- Blockade forced Texans to do without coffee, sugar, paper and many other items.Section 3: Life on the Home Front
President Johnson wished to carry out Lincoln’s plan for Reconstruction.
Ulysses S. Grant was a general in the Civil War on the side of the Union. He led the Union to their first victory at Fort Donelson in Tennessee.Ulysses S. Grant
He was offered to lead the Union forces but declined and became general of the Confederate army. His first military involvment of the Civil War occurred at Cheat Mountain, Virginia on September 11, 1861.Robert E. Lee