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When did the Civil War occur? The Civil War started in 1861 and ended in 1865.

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1 When did the Civil War occur? The Civil War started in 1861 and ended in 1865.

2 Who was involved in the Civil War? Union Oregon, California, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Wisconsin, Illionos, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut. Border States Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware.

3 Confederate Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia

4 What alliances were formed during the Civil War? British and French They were part of the confederacy

5 Who were the leaders for Union Abraham Lincoln. Ulysses S. Grant William T. Sherman John Brown

6 Abraham Lincoln Six foot four in height Born in Kentucky on February 12, 1809 His dad had been shot dead by an Indian. Got assonated while attending a play with his wife. Married Mary Lincoln.

7 Who were the leaders in the Confederate? Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee Stonewall Jackson Braxton Brass

8 Jefferson Davis Born June 3, 1808 in Kentucky Mother name was Jane Engage to Varina Howell Played a major role in the Civil War Died November 1888

9 What were the main battles in the Civil War? Fort Summer is the first battle to start off the Civil War. It happened April 12, 1861 in South Carolina. At the end the Confederate won. The first battle of bullrun occurred second. It began July 21, 1861 in Virginia. The union had won this one.

10 Battle of Gettysburg was the third main battle during the Civil War. It started July 1, 1863 in Pennsylvania. Union also won this one. 2 nd Battle of Fort Fisher was the 4 th event. It was January 15, 1865 in Wilmington. Once again, union won. Battle of Appomattox April 9, 1865 in Virginia. Union won

11 Civil War Weapons Small arms Muskets Rifles Pistols Handguns Didn’t inflict much damage Favorite was the breechloaders and muzzle loaders.

12 Cannons Smooth bore or Rifled cannon The favorite for both sides(union and confederate) was the smooth bore made of bronze. Material-Steel, bronze or iron Minnie ball Responsible for many deaths Little cannon

13 Edged Weapons Bayonets Sabers Swords Cutlasses Swords were the symbol of an officers

14 How did the Civil War affect Our Future? It stopped slavery and we have more rights as an African American. We wouldn't be the united states if the confederate would have won because the states would be split up.

15 How did the Civil War End? The union ended up winning. Slavery stopped and the states came together to make up the united states.

16 African American slaves were paid ten dollars. The website that contradicts this is ch_did_african_american_soldiers_g et_paid-in_the_civil_war

17 Works citied Howse, Jennifer. African American History: Civil War. New York, New York: Weigl Publishers Inc., Print. Freeze, Dr.Gary. North Carolina: Land of Contracts. Atlanta, Geogia: Clairmont Press, Inc., Print. Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiogrphy. New York, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, Print. Aretha, David. Jefferson Davis. New York, New York: Infobase Publishing, Print.


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