Chapter 13 History

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  1. Robert E. Lee
    General of the Confederate Army during the Civil War
  2. John Wilkes Booth
    Shot and killed President Lincoln
  3. Eli Whitney
    Invented the Cotton Gin
  4. Ulysses S. Grant
    Was made commander of all the Union armies during the American Civil War
  5. William T. Sherman
    Marched across the southern states during the Civil War burning down everything on the way. Captured Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia.
  6. Jefferson Davis
    President of the Confederate States of America
  7. Abraham Lincoln
    Sixteenth President of the United States during the Civil War. Declared slaves free through the Emancipation Procamation. Was shot and killed just days after the war ended.
  8. The Gettysburg Address
    Given by Abraham Lincoln, is one of the most famous speeches in history
  9. What did Lincoln believe was the secret to American Greatness?
    The idea that all men are of equal worth to God.
  10. What did Sherman tell his troops?
    To Burn or Destroy everything they found.
  11. When and where did Lee surrender?
    April 9, 1865 in the town of Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia.
  12. What did Grant allow the Confederates to keep?
    Guns and Horses and he took no prisoners.
  13. What else did Grant have taken to the Confederate soldiers?
    Food
  14. What two important problems did the war settle?
    1) No state could leave the Union.

    2) There would be no more slaves in the United States.
  15. How many days after the war was Lincoln shot?
    Five
  16. Where was Lincoln when he was shot, what was he doing?
    He was watching a play at Ford's Theatre.
  17. Who replaced Lincoln as President?
    Andrew Johnson
  18. What disturbed Lincoln when he was a young man?
    Seeing people being sold at an Auction.
  19. What did Lincoln see as the only way to bring the country back together again?
    War
  20. What was the United States called?
    The Union
  21. What led to the Civil War?
    Quarrels among families and neighbors.
  22. What is the Cotton Gin?
    A machine that quickly removed the seeds from cotton
  23. What is a free state?
    A state that did not allow people to own slaves
  24. What is a slave state?
    A state that allowed people to own slaves
  25. What is a compromise?
    A decision that makes both sides of an argument happy
  26. Missouri Compromise
    Allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state and Maine as a free state to preserve the balance of slave and free states
  27. Emancipation Proclamation
    Announcement made by President Lincoln that freed the slaves
  28. Confederete States of America
    Eleven states that withdrew from the Union
  29. The first state to withdraw from the Union
    South Carolina
  30. The Union Troops
    Northern soldiers who wore blue uniforms and were sometimes called, Yankees, the Yanks, or the Billy Yanks
  31. The Confederete Troops
    Southern soldiers who wore gray uniforms, and were sometimes called Rebels or Johnny Rebs.
  32. What shot began the Civil War?
    The Confederate troops fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston, SC in April 186l at 4:30 in the morning
  33. Blockade
    The union's move to block all major seaports of the south, to keep them from getting supplies
  34. Ironclad
    A ship covered with thick iron plates so that cannon balls or gun shells will bounce off
  35. Monitor
    First Union ironclad
  36. Merrimac
    First Confederate ironclad
  37. Gettysburg
    Battle which was the turning point of the Civil War
  38. Vicksburg
    City captured by the Union army so the North could control the Mississippi River
  39. Amendment
    Change added to our Constitution

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