2Causes of the WarUncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe.Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U. S. , so much in the latter case that the novel intensified the sectional conflict leading to the American Civil War.
3Causes of the WarJohn Brown was an abolitionist. He fought against slavery. He attempted to start a liberation movement among enslaved African Americans in Harpers Ferry, Virginia but was captured, tried for treason and hang. The event at Harpers Ferry in 1859 escalated tensions that led to secession and the American Civil War a year.
7EFFECTS of the CIVIL WAR 620, 000 men killed35,000 men injuredMany southern cities ruined: burned bridges, uprooted railroad tracks, destroyed crops and livestock4 million slaves freed: no home, job food, educationBrothers fought against each other.
8Major Events of the Civil War Fort Sumter, located in Charleston, S. C. is best known as the site upon which the shots initiating the American Civil War began.The Southern and Northern states had divided themselves. The Confederates did not want the north to have the fort.
9Major EventsThe Battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, PA as part of the Gettysburg Campaign, was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War. Gen. Robert E. Lee from Virginia came to attack the North.
10Major EventsThe Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought throughout northwest Georgia and the area around Atlanta, GA. during the summer of 1864, leading to the eventual fall of Atlanta and hastening the end of the American Civil War.
11Major EventsSherman's March to the Sea is the name commonly given to the Savannah Campaign conducted in late Maj. Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army during the American Civil War. The campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta, Georgia on November 15 and ended with the capture of the port of Savannah on December 21.
12Appomattox Court House This is a village where Lee and Grant met to discuss the terms of surrender. Lee knew that he was defeated. They met at the McLean house in the village and discussed the terms of surrender. Grant let all Lee’s men go home, and he also fed them a meal.
13Important PeopleAbraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States serving from March until his assassination in April He successfully led his country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War.
14Important PeopleUlysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was general in chief of the Union Army from 1864 to 1865 during the American Civil War and became the 18th President from 1869 to 1877.
15Important PeopleJefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, 1861 to 1865, during the American Civil War.
16Important PeopleThomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and probably the most well-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee.
17Important PeopleRobert E. Lee is best known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War.