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US History: Civil War

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  • Q1
    Military Rule
    Martial law
    30s
  • Q2
    The wearing down of one side by the other through exhaustion of soldiers and resources.
    Attrition
    30s
  • Q3
    Enough, adequate
    Sufficient
    30s
  • Q4
    Put into effect
    Implement
    30s
  • Q5
    The collective name of the Southern states who seceded from the Union.
    Confederacy
    30s
  • Q6
    Small, fast vessels the South used to smuggle goods past the blockade.
    Blockade runner
    30s
  • Q7
    To cut off a city's food and supplies and bombard it until its defenders give up.
    Siege
    30s
  • Q8
    A former Mississippi senator who was chosen to be the President of the Confederate States of America.
    Jefferson Davis
    30s
  • Q9
    One of the best senior officers in the US Army. Was offered to lead troops for the Union. Even though he was against slavery, he choose to fight with his home state of Virginia and lead troops for the Confederacy.
    Robert E. Lee
    30s
  • Q10
    "Stonewall". Won the first battle of Bull Run. Fought for the Confederacy.
    Thomas J. Jackson
    30s
  • Q11
    Union General in charge of the West. Won the battle of Shiloh and used siege tactics to win the battle of Vicksburg. Was Lincoln's trusted general to win the war.
    Ulysses S. Grant
    30s
  • Q12
    General Grant's most trusted subordinante. Known for his March to the Sea that showed Southern citizens the horrors of war and pressured them to give up fighting.
    William Tecumseh Sherman
    30s
  • Q13
    Authorization to act given to a representative.
    Mandate
    30s
  • Q14
    Town in Pennsylvania that would become the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Union victory that would leave 50,000 people would be killed or wounded. Last time the South would threaten the North. *Turning Point*
    Gettysburg
    30s
  • Q15
    Abraham Lincoln
    Who won the election of 1860?
    30s

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