Causes Slavery Leaders Battles War Geography

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Harriet Beacher Stowe
Who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

100

abolitionists
People who didn’t believe in slavery were called what?

100

Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis
Who was the President of the Union and who was the President of the Confederacy?

100

Fort Sumter
What was the first battle that began the Civil War?

100

South
In what part of the US were more battles fought: the North or the South?

200

John Brown
Who raided Harper’s Ferry?

200

Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin
What invention sped up the harvesting of cotton and increased the demand for slaves?

200

Ulysses S. Grant
Who was the major Union General?

200

Gettysburg, PA
What battle was considered the “turning point” of the war?

200

Northern; Southern
The Union represented the __________ part of the US and the Confederacy represented the ________ part.

300

Because it depicted the evils of slavery
Why did Uncle Tom’s Cabin anger northern abolitionists?

300

The north was more industrial and didn't have large plantations
What about the northern economy made slavery less necessary?

300

Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
Who were two major Confederate Generals?

300

A Union war tactic where Atlanta was completely burned and destroyed.
What was the Atlanta Campaign?

300

The Union (North)
Who won the Civil War?

400

He wanted to steal weapons to arm abolitionists.
Why did John Brown raid Harper’s Ferry?

400

They were primarily agricultural and needed labor to help grow crops
What about the southern economy made slavery seem necessary?

400

The Emancipation Proclamation
What was the title of the speech Lincoln gave to free slaves?

400

A Union General who led a campaign from Atlanta to Savannah. He ordered troops to burn everything on the way.
Who was Sherman and what was the March to Sea?

400

Cities, buildings, and plantations were burned and destroyed. The results of the fighting were devastating.
What were some effects of the war on the South?

500

The issue of states' rights
Besides slavery, what other major issue increased tensions between the Union and Confederacy?

500

She was an escaped slave that created the Underground Railroad
Who was Harriet Tubman and how did she contribute to the Civil War?

500

He was assassinated while watching a play with his wife.
How did Lincoln die?

500

Appomattox Courthouse
What was one of the last battles of the Civil War where the Confederacy surrendered?

500

Because most of the battles were fought in the South, the North did not suffer nearly as much
What were the effects of the war on the North?

5th Grade Civil War

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