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The American Civil War 1861-1865

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Haley Hirschhorn

on 11 February 2014

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James Buchanan was the 15th president of the USA
Stephen Douglas Authorized the Kansas Nebraska Act
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
John Crittendon
Willam Steward

More People
William Quantrill
Jesse James Gang
Stonewall Jackson
Robert E Lee
Braxton Bragg

Unfair Taxation
States rights
The Dread Scott Decision
Abolitionist Movement
Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin
The Underground Railroad
The Missouri Compromise
The Raid on Harper's Ferry
The Election of Abraham Lincoln
Southern Secession
Fort Sumter
Causes of the Civil War
Slavery rights Map
First Copy of Uncle Toms Cabin
The North
Ulysses S. Grant
The Civil War was less devastating for the North because most of the battle was fought on Southern soil.
The North Also had better equipment to fight
The General was Ulysses S. Grant

Abraham Lincoln
Was the 16th president
The division of the Union erupted into Civil War.
Jefferson Davis
Was the spokesman and leader of the Confederacy during the Civil War.
John Crittendon
Crittenden Compromise
It admitted to resolve the the US secession crisis of 1860-1861 by addressing the grievances that lead the slave states of the United States to try to get away from the Union
William Seward
Politician from New York
served as the 12th governor of New York
Secretary of State under Lincoln
George Mason
Was an American Patriot statesman and delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention
Mary Todd Lincoln
John C. Calhoun
He was one of the greatest US senators in history, he was a pro slavery South Carolinian who was at the center of the Nullification Crisis of 1833 and the Compromise of 1850.
William Quantrill
Was a Confederate guerrilla leader during the Civil War he had the most savage fighting band in the Bleeding Kansas and Missouri border war.
Raiders of Kansas Missouri border war
Jesse James Gang
Was an outlaw and was known for the robbery's, and train robbery to, he and his brother Frank James were Confederate Guerillas during The Civil War.
Jesse James Brother
Frank James
Stone Wall Jackson
Was a Confederate
general during the Civil War under General Robert E. Lee
Robert E Lee
Miliitary Leader of the Confederate army of Northern Virginia in the Civil War.
Braxton Bragg
United States military officer then a general in the Confederate states army.Then he was an adviser to Jefferson Davis.
J.E.B Stuart
Helped suppress the raids at Harper's Ferry. served as a federal Colonel at the battle of Bull Run.
George McClellen
Was a Major general, he was the leader of the Potomac in 1861, and briefly served as general in chief of the Union Army.
George McClellen and his wife Marcy

Horace Greeley
American newspaper editor a founder of the Liberal Republican party, and an out spoken opponent of slavery.
Joe Hooker
Career US. army officer fought in the American Civil War. Was a major Union general in the Civil War.
James Longstreet
Served as a lieutenant general in the Confederate States Army. 1862 he became general of the First Corps of Northern Virginia. Most remembered for his roles in the 1863 battle at Gettysburg.
Memorial in Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Joshua Chamberlin
He fought the rebels by racing down a hill in to bayonet assault on the attackers. After hours Chamberlin had saved the Union Army.
George Pickett
Picketts charge is one of the most memorable yet tragic of all American military encounters, July 3rd 15000 men emerged and on open ground went to attack the federal position. Union cannons opened fire and uttery erased Picketts army, and they ran away.
Gettysburg battle
Washington, Dc

Antietem Battle

he American Civil War

Richmond, Virginia
Sep 17 1862. Sharpsburg Maryland. It was the first major battle in the civil war. The blodiest one day battle in American history. 23,000 killed in it
Gettysburg, battle
July 1-3 1863 Adams County Pennsylvania Lees army gets around Union defenses and into Cemetery Hill, the third day was the larges and costliest of the three days.
Bull Run
July 21 1861 In Prince William Country Virginia. First major land battle for the armies of Virginia.

William Tecumseh Sherman
In May 1861 Sherman was appointed in the 13th USA infantry he fought in the first battle of Bull Run. The Union was beaten. September 1864 Sherman took Atlanta Georgia and burned it with 60,000 men through Georiga to the sea.
John Wilkes Booth
John Wilkes was a famous
American stage actor who assacinated presedent Lincoln on April 14 1865.
Committee of Thirteen
It was a ill-fated attempt by the US seanate to resolve the probelms between the Southerners and United States. It was proposed on December 6 1860. It failed.
Confederate Constitution
Supreme law of the States of American adopted on March 11 1861.
Fort Sumter
Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. April 12 1861 General P.G.T. Beauregard opened fire on Union garrison holding Fort Sumter at 2:30 the next day Robert Anderson surrendered the fort.
Confederacy (CSA)
Republic formed in February 1861 composed of the 11 Southern States that seceded to preserve states rights and slavery.
The United States of America& national government & the 20 free states
Habeas Corpus
Act of Congress that authorized the president to suspend the privilege of the Writ or of Habeaus Corpus
Also known as Antietam.
The Blue and The Grey

The colors of the Union and Confederate uniforms.
The Union was blue. The Confederate was grey.
Yankees and Rebels
Yankees with the South
Rebels with the North
Richmond Va
Manassas Va.
Capital for the Confederate states. It fell in April 1865.
Was were the first battle of Bull Run was fought on July 21 1861.
Vickburg MS.
May 18-July 4th 1863. It was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign.
The Merrimack
Was a frigate war ship named after a river in Massachusetts.
Conscription Act of 1862
April 16 1862 First national draft law all bodies not married and at least of the age of 17 had to be of service to the army for at least 33 yeas.
Irish Rebellion

Battle at Shiloh
Also known as the battle of Pittsburg landing. April 6-7 186
Battle of Shiloh
April 6 1862
was a major Union win helped them gain control of the Mississippi River
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