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Review Ch. 11 Section 2 for Quiz. Chapter 11, Section 2 Emancipation Proclamation habeas corpus Copperheadconscription.

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1 Review Ch. 11 Section 2 for Quiz

2 Chapter 11, Section 2 Emancipation Proclamation habeas corpus Copperheadconscription

3 Ch.11, Sec.2 II. The Politics of War A. Britain Remains Neutral 1. Although Britain had received much of its cotton from the South, when the war broke out it had an abundant supply. 2. Britain decided to remain neutral but did sell the South ships a. Alabama b. After war, Us demanded Britain pay $19 million (only paid $15.5 mil.)

4 B. Proclaiming Emancipation 1. Many people in North wanted to end slavery 2. As pressure increased, Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation. -Freed slaves behind Confederate lines. 3. In the North, this gave war a high moral purpose, but didn’t please everyone. 4. Confederates reacted with fury

5 C. Both sides face political problems 1. Neither side was completely unified 2. Dissent -suspended habeas corpus -copperheads 3. Conscription and bounties 4. Rioting

6 Ch. 11, S. 2 II. The Politics of War A. Britain remains neutral 1. Although Britain had received much of its cotton from the South, when war broke out it had an abundant supply 2. Britain decided to remain neutral, but did sell the South ships a. Alabama b. After war, US demanded Britain pay $19 million(only paid $15.5 mil.) B. Proclaiming Emancipation 1. Many people in the North wanted to end slavery 2. As pressure increased, Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation. -Freed slaves behind Confederate lines. 3. In the North, this gave war a high moral purpose, but didn’t please everyone. 4. Confederates reacted with fury C. Both sides face political problems 1. Neither side was completely unified 2. Dissent -suspended habeas corpus -copperheads 3. Conscription and bounties 4. Rioting

7 Review Questions 1.What factors made Britain reliant on Southern cotton, and thus less likely to support the Southern war effort? 2.How did the Trent Affair begin? How was it resolved? 3.What was Abraham Lincoln’s view of slavery? 4.How did Lincoln’s actions during the war violate citizens’ civil rights? 5.In the wake of the draft, why did some call the conflict a “rich man’s war but a poor mans fight”?

8 Character Development It ’ s been said that cheating is just another form of lying. Do you agree?


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