both sides were prepared for a long and drawn-out war.
The South's greatest strength was it's military leadership.
Southerners believed they could win by capturing Washington, D.C
northerners were reluctant to volunteer for military service.
Battle between the Merrimac and the Monitor.
Battle of Gettysburg.
Battle of Bull Run.
Battle of Antietam.
A blockade of southern ports to cut off shipping.
Dividing the South into sections to weaken the Confederacy.
Capturing Richmond to destroy the Confederate government.
Assassinating Jefferson Davis to leave the Confederacy without a leader.
All slaves to be forever free.
Slaves in the Union slave states to be free.
Slaves in the Confederate states to be free.
Slaves in the U.S. territories to be free.
It triggered a four-day draft riot in New York City.
The outcome convinced European nations to help the Confederacy.
Southern troops reached their northernmost point in Union territory.
Lee lost so many troops that he would never again invade the North.
Gained control of the Mississippi River.
Proved the value of ironclad ships.
Showed that black soldiers could fight.
controlled all southern ports.
A defeat for both armies.
An example of total war.
The bloodiest battle of the war.
A turning point in the war.
End the war without causing further suffering or hatred.
To be free. convince northerners that the heavy costs of the war were justified.
Punish southerners who had fought for the Confederacy.
Continue his policy of accepting nothing less than unconditional surrender.
When the Civil War began, the North had an advantage in terms of towns and cities.
The South's main economic strength came from it's cotton exports.
The contrast between the North and the South was greatest in terms of land area.
Population became an important resource in warfare for the first time during the Civil War.
From the chart, one might conclude that the North could raise an arm five times larger than the South.
This letter was written during the battle of Atietam.
The word battery is used in this passage to mean a set of guns or other heavy artillery.
Douglass hoped for if he died in battle to die attacking, not retreating.
Douglass saw men proving they could fight as the most important result of his regiment's first two fights.
The passage is an example of an opinion piece written to express the author's views.
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