US History Chapter 11 Test

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Mr. Gonnella's US History Class


 
  
Created Feb 20, 2012
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1
Fort Sumter
 
South Caroline - 1st shots of civil war were shot there
2
Anaconda Plan
 
Union's (northern) war strategy
3
Stonewall Jackson
 
Confederate general at Bull Run
4
George McClellan
 
Union - He was indecisive (has the "slows") - Lincoln replaced him with Grant
5
Ulysses S. Grant
 
Leading Union general
6
Robert E. Lee
 
Leading confederate general
7
Copperhead
 
Northern democrat that wanted peace within the South
8
Conscription 
 
the draft
9
Income Tax
 
tax on income
10
Andersonville
 
Prisoner of war camp (union soldiers were kept there)
11
Give an alternate name for both sides during the Civil war
 
North & SouthUnion & Confederates
12
Where did most of the fighting take place during the Civil war
 
South
13
Outline the Anaconda plan
 
1) Blockade the Southern ports2) Capture Mississippi river3) Capture Richmond
14
What was the Southern plan for victory?
 
Use cotton
15
President of the United States? Year elected? What occurred when he was elected? (Which state...
 
Abraham Lincoln - 1860 - South Carolina
16
Two reasons why the Civil war was fought?
 
1) Preserve the union (bring Southern states back)2) Slavery
17
Where did the first official battle take place? What did this battle show?
 
Bull Run, Virginia - That it's going to be a long, bloody war
18
What was significant about the Battle of Gettysburg?
 
It was the turning point in the Civil war - first Northern victory
19
Why did Lincoln replace General McClellan?
 
he has the "slows" (indecisive)
20
Did African American's fight in the war?
 
Yes - but they were payed less than white soldiers
21
Describe and analyze Sherman's March to the Sea
 
Sherman attacked civilians, leaving them with nothing. Soldiers would come home to help their...
22
Why was Appomattox Court House significant?
 
- Starting and ending point of war- Lee surrenders to Grant
23
Map - Location - Winner
Fort Sumter...
Bull Run...Gettysburg...Antietam...Sherman's...
 
Fort Sumter - South Carolina - SouthBull Run - Virginia - SouthGettysburg - Pennsylvania -...
24
What were the advantages of the North and the South?
 
NORTHERN - population 22 million
               ...
25
Analyze the decision making process of Lincoln at Fort Sumter.
 
Lincoln had to take into consideration all of the possible consequences his actions could cause
26
In what way was the Emancipation Proclamation a part of Lincoln's military strategy?
 
It allowed more men to fight in the Civil war because he was freeing slaves in the North
27
Describe medicine and medical advances during the Civil War. Describe the advancement of weapons...
 
Doctors became very familiar with the human body because they were dealing with wounded ones...


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