What was the influence of the Civil War? By Chris Wilson June 20, 2006
Why the Civil War Broke Out Lincoln took office Tension grew between the North and the South South succeeded South acted at Fort Sumter
Families Were Divided by the War Brother against brother Father against son Pressure on women in the Family
The South's Role in the War First to act at Fort Sumter Won many of the first battles Attacked union property Well trained leaders
Turning Point in the War Battle of Gettysburg Began July 1, 1863 Other Battles won at same time Union Victories at two key sites
Gettysburg Union had higher ground Won many single battles over three days Defeated strong charges Last confederate attack on Union ground
Confederates Retreat Mead retreated back into Virginia Grant captured Vicksburg Lee retreated from Gettysburg
What Influences did the Victories have on Union? Gained confidence Had upper hand Last time confederates entered Union territory
Outcome of the War South surrendered April 1865 Slavery abolished in south Southern economy destroyed Bitter feelings remained between North and South.
What Now? Reconstruction Rebuild the south Restore the Union Enemies now work together Family ties need repaired U nion is eventually stronger than before. United Streaming Video Here
Fun Facts Gettysburg started with soldiers looking for supplies Prisoners of war were taken –150 dying in day at one point Camp life was extremely unhealthy
Comprehension ?’s The Southern States ______from the union How were families divided in the war Who fired the first shot in the Civil War What battle was the turning point in the War What side surrendered Reconstruction is the process of rebuilding what
Works Cited Stucky, Call to Freedom T.E., Holt… 2000. usacivilwar.com/Prints/gettysburg_print.jpg (Gettysburg Battle Picture) mastersofthefield.com/dn_screenshots/Picket3.jpg(Pictur e of Pickets Charge) history.ky.gov/.../new_mtg/Ky_colors.jpg (Pic. of Confederate and Union Flag) http://www.unitedstreaming.com/search/assetDetail.cfm ?guidAssetID=F59276A6-D591-4E2E-B655- 87208E16A2FC http://www.unitedstreaming.com/search/assetDetail.cfm ?guidAssetID=25832F53-4D5F-44E9-AC38- C1CC5E0C4892&tabStart=videoSegments http://www.unitedstreaming.com/search/searchResults.c fm?video_type=0&No=30&Ntt=Reconstruction&Nr=AND( d_Asset_Type%3aImage)&Ntk=All&Ntx=mode+matchall &quiz_id=0&quiz_question_id=0&N=0&Nty=1&guidAsset TypeID=&strBreadCrumb=
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