Friday, December 12, 2008

Civil War Team Exercise

Civil War Team Exercise. December___20__

Names ______________________


The South’s culture was based on ________________ and heavily dependent upon ______________ to harvest crops, especially ______________ after Eli Whitney invented his famous “gin”. The North’s economy was much more industrial, with many ___________ to produce manufactured goods. Many Northerners became upset with Southern slave owners under the influence of famous ____________ such as William Lloyd Garrison or after reading Harriet Beecher Stowe’s book ____________ __________ _____________.
Senator Charles Sumner was beaten in the Senate by Congressman “Bully” ___________ after Sumner’s speech The Crime Against Kansas. In the 1860 presidential election, ______________ ___________ won the election with only 40% of the popular vote, but a strong majority of electoral votes. ______________ ____________ was the first Southern state to _____________ (leave) from the Union. In 1861, ______________ _____________ was elected president of the new “ _________________”, and the first shots of the Civil War were fired at ___________ _____________ in __________________, _______________ __________________.
One of the most important historical battles was at Hampton Roads, where the new “ironclads” _________________ and _________________ fought to a draw.
Other important battles were at __________________, which cut the Confederacy in half, and at _______________, which is considered the turning point of the war and during which about 50,000 Americans died. Lincoln issued the ____________ Proclamation to free slaves in areas under _____________ control. Its main purpose was to prevent Confederate trading partner _____________ _____________ from intervening in the war. Army of Northern Virginia General __________ __ ____________ surrendered to General ___________ __ _______________ at __________________ Court House on April 9, _________. Approximately _____,000 Americans had lost their life during the Civil War.