What did the MissouriCompromise say?
Maine would become a FREE state, and Missouri would become a SLAVE state
The people make the decisions
Who decided whether slavery would be allowed in Kansas & Nebraska?
The people!!(Popular Sovereignty)
What were the 4 main causes of the Civil War?Slavery SectionalismStates RightsSecession
What event pushed the Southern Cottonacracy to make the decision to secede from the Union?
Lincolns Election in 1860
Put these in order:
Battle of GettysburgAttack on Ft. SumterEmancipation ProclamationSurrender at Appomattox
Put these in order:
Battle of Gettysburg 1863Attack on Ft. Sumter 1861Emancipation Proclamation 1863Surrender at Appomattox 1865
What advantages did the NORTH have to win the war?
NavyMore MoneyFactoriesMore peopleMore farmland
What advantages did the SOUTH have?
More volunteersKnowledge of the landStrong Military Leaders
Where did the Civil Warstart?
Ft. Sumter 1861
What was the first major battle of the Civil War?
Who was the president of the Confederacy?
Who was the president of the Union?
Who was the leading General of the Union?
Who was the leading General of the Confederacy?
What were the Unions strategies to win the war?Blockade Southern portsTake over RichmondControl the Mississippi River
What were the Confederacys strategies to win the war?Play defense!Trade with Europe
What was the turning point of the Civil War?
The Battle of Gettysburg
What was the name of Lincolns speech that freed the slaves?
How did the Emancipation Proclamation help the Union win the war?
It gave them more support from southern slaves, Europe, and it motivated more Northerners to volunteer to fight.
What was the importance of the Gettysburg Address?
Lincoln declared that the soldiers did not die in vain.
Where did the Confederacy surrender to the Union?Appomattox Courthouse
What is the time period after the Civil War called?
What gave the slaves their freedom?
What were the freed slaves called?
What gave the freedmen the right to vote?
What did the 14th Amendment say?
It gave the freedmen citizenship.
What job did most freemen end up taking during Reconstruction?Sharecropper
What prevented freedmen from voting?Poll TaxLiteracy TestGrandfather Clause
What did Plessy v. Ferguson say?
Separate But Equal
What word means to separate people by their color
What laws said it was legal to SEGREGATE people by race?Jim Crow Laws
What was the name of Lincolns Reconstruction Plan?
What group of Congressman worked to give freedman more rights?Radical Republicans
What did the Radical Republicans end up doing to Pres. Andrew Johnson?
They impeached him!
What did the carpetbaggers do that made Southerners so angry?
They moved south and bought property and businesses.