Causes
Slavery
Leaders
Battles
War Geography

100

Who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin?
Harriet Beacher Stowe

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

Who raided Harper’s Ferry?
John Brown

200

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

200

Who was the major Union General?
Ulysses S. Grant

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

Who won the Civil War?
The Union (North)

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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