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2 What were the Union States? What were the Confederate states?
Before we begin. . . What were the Union States? What were the Confederate states? Use your colored map on text pg 106 & House Divided WS

3 UNION STATES Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Oregon, California Border States-Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware

4 CONFEDERATE STATES Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Virginia

5 The Civil War: Union vs Confederacy

6 Confederate Union See & Read text pages

7 Add academic Vocab Civil War- U.S. war between North (Union) and South (Confederacy) Union- North of US containing 19 states + 5 border states during Civil War Confederate States of Amer.- 11 Southern States that seceded (left) the Union border states- slave states that stayed in the Union. These states were Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware

8 What were the causes of the Civil War??
States’ Rights-Tariffs (Taxes) Conflicts over Slavery Abraham Lincoln elected 16th President Find this in your journal…you should already have this

9 States’ Rights regarding taxation and slavery
CAUSE #1 States’ Rights regarding taxation and slavery

10 CAUSE #2:Abolitionism/Slavery

11 CAUSE #3 Election of Lincoln
Southern States felt they were bullied by the North when he was elected

12 1860 Election Results

13 1860 Election: A Nation Coming Apart?!


15 The first States secede

16 The war begins - the firing on Fort Sumter

17 Fort Sumter: April 12, 1861

18 Fort Sumter

19 Read textbook pg. 114 Take notes on following slides in journal

20 Advantages of the Union (North)
More people More railroad lines More factories Notes for journal

21 Advantages of the Confederacy(South)
Better military leaders Most of war fought in South on familiar land Notes for journal

22 Technology made Civil War . . .
The Monitor

23 More efficient and deadly

24 First metal ships in world!

25 Confederate Weapons

26 Union Weapons

27 Pass bullets around class

28 Take out your House Divided WS Who are the Famous Generals?
Read text pgs Take out your House Divided WS Who are the Famous Generals? North=Gen. Ulysses S. Grant South=Gen. Robert E. Lee HW-wkbk pgs 41 & 43

29 Pg. 43 1. border states 2. casualties 3. draft 4. emancipation 8. free
Emancipation Proclamation Slavery Vicksburg Gettysburg Address

30 1863

31 Emancipation Proclamation
It freed the slaves only in states that have seceded from the Union. It did not free slaves in border states. 1863 Emancipation = freedom Add to notes

32 Blacks in the Military After the Emancipation Proclamation blacks began to join the Union Army Initially they were only used for manual labor Eventually, Blacks saw live combat 54th regiment out of Massachusetts William Carney 32

33 Vicksburg and Gettysburg were 2 important battles won by the Union
Add to A House Divided WS Union-Gettysburg, Vicksburg Confederate-Fort Sumter, Bull Run



36 Vicksburg


38 Gettysburg – turning point
Gettysburg is the largest battle in the history of the Western hemisphere. Over 100, 000 people died in 3 days. It was the last time the South invaded the North.



41 Gettysburg Address Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. -Abraham Lincoln (text pages )

42 Add graphic organizer to notes and complete -below
Read text pgs Add graphic organizer to notes and complete -below Women took on new tasks boring ate poorly BOTH- People missed relatives and friends

43 VIP Tab Book Clara Barton-
nursed sick and wounded soldiers during the Civil War, later found American Red Cross General Ulysses S. Grant- leader of the Union troops, later became president General Robert E. Lee- leader of the Confederate troops

President-Abraham Lincoln Famous Generals-Ulysses S. Grant, Gen. T. Sherman Battle Victories-Gettysburg, Vicksburg Causes-South seceded; Fort Sumter attacked by South

45 Confederate on HOUSE DIVIDED
President-Jefferson Davis Famous Generals-Robert E. Lee Famous Battle Victories-Fort Sumter, Bull Run Causes of the War-states’ rights concerning tariffs and slavery; Lincoln became president


47 Over 618,000 military deaths during Civil War.


49 After four bloody years of civil war,
the South was defeated. On slide: Graphic. Click 1: After four bloody years… Click to next slide.

50 Civil War ended when Lee surrendered to Grant at APPOMATTOX COURT HOUSE

51 Read text pgs

52 End of Civil War 1861-Civil War Begins
1863-Emancipation Proclamation & Battles of Gettysburg & Vicksburg 1864-General Sherman’s March to Sea 1865-Lee Surrenders & Civil War Ends Add to notes in journal

53 Text pg TN connection

54 Reconstruction Reconstruction – time after the Civil War of rebuilding the country after the South rejoined the Union Add to Academic Vocabulary

55 Lincoln is assassinated-1865

56 Reconstruction Amendments
Free Citizens Vote 13th – abolished slavery 14th - Everyone born in U.S. has rights as citizens 15th -All men right to vote no matter color Add to notes in journal

57 Remember the Reconstruction Amendments this way:
Free Citizens Vote!

58 Study Guide Study all notes & flipbooks Importance of slavery to South
Write in Journal Study all notes & flipbooks Importance of slavery to South Know causes of war Famous people involved Abolitionists and their part Why South seceded (states’ rights & slavery) What was Reconstruction & plan

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