Civil War Recap for 8th Period (Major Battles of the Civil War (Fort…
Civil War Recap for 8th Period
Why did we fight in the Civil War?
They had different opinions on states rights
They had different opinions on westward expansion
Different ideas on slavery
The North favored industry and the South favored farming
The Difference in opinion over if the states or federal government should have more power
Describe the North (in terms the army, the people, their lifestyle).
men enlisted in the union army
had homes and farms destroyed
northerners banded together to support the cause of the union
596670 were killed, wounded or went missing
Abraham Lincoln was president
was called the union
they had deal with hunger, bad weather, poor clothing, and even boredom between battles
there were shortages of supplies
Describe the South (in terms military, their people, lifestyle).
they belive in slavery
there military was advanced but they had poor funding
Who was involved in the Civil War?
Abraham Lincoln- president
Ulysses S. Grant (South) - commanded the victorious Union army
Jefferson Davis (South)- president of the Confederate States of America
Robert E. Lee (North)- commander of the Confederate States Army
Harriet Beecher Stowe (North)- a novelist which helped abolish slavery .
Major Battles of the Civil War
Fort Sumter- First Battle
Hampton Roads-important navel battle
Gettysburg-last major battle of civil war
Siege of Vicksburg- key to stategic position
Antietam - bloodiest battle
Bull Run- first major battle to result in a confederate win