The American Civil War is one of the most critical parts of the American History. It shaped a lot of the things. How much knowledge do you have on the subject? Find out below and all the best.
Had 90% of the nation's factories
Had more people with roughly 22 million at the outbreak of war
Had a strong military tradition with 7 of the nation's 8 military colleges
Had most of the nation's shipyards
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court Case
Susan B. Anthony
Set African American POW's free in exchange for ransom
Exchange African American POW's for White American POW's
Re-enslave or execute all African American troops captured in battle
To surround the South and destroy its system of railroads
To cut the South in two and control the Mississippi River
The British decided to sell ships to the Union
The British wanted to support the Union
The British decided not to support the Confederacy
The British began to support the Confederacy
Made Ulysses S. Grant General in chief of the Army
Issued the Emancipation Proclamation
Began negotiations for peace with the Confederacy
Recalled General Sherman to Washington D.C.
It would cut the only rail line into Richmond, the Confederate capital
It would distract the Confederates which allowed Colonel Benjamin Grierson to conduct raids throughout Mississippi.
It would seal off Mobile Bay, preventing blockade runners from using any port in the Gulf of Mexico
It reinforced the sectional divide between the North and the South
It strengthened the power of the federal government over the states
It began the process of ending slavery
It devastated the South socially and economically
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