Chapter 16: The Civil War Section 1: The War Begins. Americans Choose Sides. The Butter Battle Book Dr. Seuss. Provide details on what happened at Ft. Sumter-be SURE to include facts from beginning to end!. List 4 of the things Lincoln discussed in his Inaugural address:.
Section 1: The War Begins
Americans Choose Sides
The Butter Battle Book Dr. Seuss
“There can be no neutrals in this war, only patriots-or traitors” ~Stephen Douglas
List the states on each side of the conflict.
Read carefully the sections titled Northern Resources and Southern Resources, of all the things listed, what do you think are the most important strengths of the North and of the South? List 2 of each.
Union States Confederate States
List the 4 border states: Why were the border states different?
Preparing for War
What motivated men to join the army?
First Battle of Bull Run
Battle of the Seven Days
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Antietam
Breaking the Union Blockade
For each of the generals below write 3 details of their service.
The Union’s Naval Strategy
How did the Union blockade hurt the Confederacy?
How was the Confederacy able to sometimes break the blockade?
Clash of the Ironclads
How did ironclads revolutionize naval warfare?
Union Strategy in the West
In the space below record 3 details about Ulysses S. Grant.
Battle of Shiloh
Why was New Orleans so important?
How did David Farragut manage to get past the forts guarding New Orleans?
What prevented the invasion of Vicksburg?
What did the Union do to force Vicksburg to surrender?
In the space below record 3 details about David Farragut.
View the Vicksburg Strategy feature on pages 526-527. Answer the “Geography Skills” questions on the lines below.
Opinions of the Proclamation
The Democratic Party Abolitionists Abraham Lincoln Edwin Stanton
Opposition to the War
African Americans in the War
Copperheads Northern Draft
Briefly describe what life was like for soldiers and civilians below.
Battlefield Prisoners of War Civilians
Sally Louisa Tompkins
The Battle of Gettysburg
What triggered it?
Sherman strikes the South
The South Surrenders
Describe the events that led to Lee’s surrender: