Presentation on theme: "Day 26 North Takes Charge Homework: 175-183. Brother Green Oh Brother Green, please come to me For I am shot and bleeding Dear brother, stay, and put."— Presentation transcript:
Brother Green Oh Brother Green, please come to me For I am shot and bleeding Dear brother, stay, and put me away And write my love a letter Tell her I know she's prayed for me And now her prayers are answered That I might be prepared to die If I should fall in battle The Northern foe has laid me low On this cold ground to suffer And now to heaven I will fly To see my dear old mother Go tell my love she must not grieve Go kiss my little sisters For they will call their brother in vain When he is up in heaven I have one brother in this wide world He's fighting for the Union But oh, dear love, I've lost my life And I shall die a Southern My darlin' girl, I love her well Oh could I once more see her That I might give a sweet farewell And meet again in heaven
Turning Tide Stone walls troops accidentally shoot him- Chancellorsville Emancipation proclamation a political move ending slavery in the confederate states Lee invades North Gettysburg, PA- 3 Day decisive battle, dedication of cemetery and address Vicksburg- cuts confederacy in two- goal finally achieved
Confederacy Wears Down Already with fewer men and technology Confederacy wears down Ulysses Grant -Willingness to lose men to win. “Whatever happens we will not turn back” William Tecumseh Sherman’s red leg troops brutality in Georgia. “Total War” Lee Surrenders at Appomattox Court House Lincoln demands generous terms
Effects 720,000 soldiers dead End of slavery economy Federal power Hand grenades, land mines, rifle, Iron ships Clara Barton forms the American Red Cross
Aftermath 13 th Amendment- Abolished Slavery 14 th Amendment- citizenship 5 days after surrender Lincoln assassinated by actor John Wilkes Booth Sherman remains in the west to fight Indians National Bank Act Passed making banking safer and easier
Summary Questions 1)Who shot Abe Lincoln? 2)Who used brutal tactics to subdue the southern whites? 3)What Confederate General Surrendered? Where did he surrender? 4)Which battle finally achieved the Unions goal to cut the confederacy in half? 5)What was the purpose of the 13 th amendment? The 14 th ? 6)What was Lincolns view on the surrender of the Confederacy?