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Civil War
North vs. South
The Blue and The Gray
Slave or Free

Antebellum Period/ Causes of the Civil War (1848-1861) Advantages/ Disadvantages of the North and South Diplomatic, Economic, and Military Strategies of the North and South Major Battles & Turning points of the Civil War Lesson 


 What were the major events and who were the major personalities of the period that set the stage for the Civil War? (Know the significance of each event, person, etc.) 


What were the strengths of the North? Of the South? (In the beginning, during, and toward the end of the Civil War) What were the main military goals and strategies of each side? (Evaluate the effectiveness of each.)


 Identify and note the significance of major political and military figures, as well as the major battles of the Civil War. What economic, social, and political conditions contributed to the growing rift/conflict between the North and the South? 


 At the beginning of the Civil War, what was the Union and Lincoln’s major goal or objective? (Explain) Why did the southern states secede? (Be specific.) 


  Why did the southern states secede? (Be specific.) 


What was the South’s major objective?   

The Civil War: Chapter 22

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Abraham Lincoln16th President of the United States

Elected in 1860 in a 4-way election.
He will be elected again for a second term on November 8, 1864. A few months later he will be assassinated,
April, 15, 1865, at Fords Theater in Washington DC.


General Grant


Jefferson Davis,
1st (and only) President of the Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis Elected. On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis, who had been elected president of the Provisional Government of the Confederacy on February 9, 1861—as a compromise between moderates and radicals—was confirmed by the voters for a full six-year term


Robert E Lee

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