2When did the war take place? On December 20, 1860, South Carolina secedes from the Union.War begins April 12, 1861 – Confederates fire on Fort Sumter, SCWar ends on April 9, 1865 – General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General Ulysses Grant at Appomattox.
3Who was involved? Confederacy – Southern states. President: Jefferson DavisGenerals: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, J.E.B. Stuart, and James LongstreetUnion – Northern states.President: Abraham LincolnGenerals: George McClellan, Ambrose Burnside, Joseph Hooker, William Sherman, and Ulysses S. Grant
4Where did the war take place? Most battles took place in Virginia.Battles took place in southern states.Along the Mississippi River.Naval Battles - Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico.
5Why did the war take place? SlaveryStates rights – Power should be in the hands of the states (people).Economic differences between the North and the South.Antebellum Events.
6What were the results of the war? The Union is preservedAbolition of SlaverySouth is devastatedReconstruction of the southGrowth of industry in the southFederal Government becomes more powerful.