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Civil War Firsts. Objectives 1. Describe the new inventions in warfare used during the Civil War. 2. Explain total war.

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1 Civil War Firsts

2 Objectives 1. Describe the new inventions in warfare used during the Civil War. 2. Explain total war.

3 The Civil War was the first modern war.

4 A. New Technology 1. Rifled weapons and the Minie Ball

5 A. New Technology 1. Rifled weapons and the Minie Ball

6 A. New Technology 2. Breech loading and repeating guns.

7 A. New Technology 2. Breech loading and repeating guns.

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9 A. New Technology 3. Mines - sea and land

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11 A. New Technology 3. Mines - sea and land

12 A. New Technology 3. Mines - sea and land

13 A. New Technology 4. Armored ships - Ironclads North - U.S.S. Monitor

14 A. New Technology 4. Armored ships - Ironclads South - C.S.S. Virginia (Merrimack)

15 Monitor vs. Merrimack

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17 A. New Technology 5. Submarines

18 A. New Technology 5. Submarines - C.S.S. Hunley The C.S. S. Hunley sank three times and lost 21 crewman. The C.S. S. Hunley sank three times and lost 21 crewman.

19 B. New Tactics 1. Drafting soldiers

20 B. New Tactics 1. Drafting soldiers North - all men served 3 years.

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22 B. New Tactics 1. Drafting soldiers North - all men served 3 years. South - all men served 3 years.

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24 B. New Tactics 1. Drafting soldiers North - all men served 3 years. South - all men served 3 years. Both sides allowed the draftee to pay for a substitute.

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26 B. New Tactics 2. Railroads used to transport troops and supplies

27 B. New Tactics 2. Railroads used to transport troops and supplies

28 B. New Tactics 3. Telegraph communication.

29 B. New Tactics 3. Telegraph communication.

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31 B. New Tactics 4. Balloon Observation

32 B. New Tactics 4. Balloon Observation

33 B. New Tactics 5. Trenches

34 B. New Tactics 6. Wire entanglements

35 C. Total War 1. A war in which everyone is involved and affected.

36 C. Total War 1. A war in which everyone is involved and affected.

37 C. Total War 1. A war in which everyone is involved and affected.


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