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Copperheads Republicans started calling anti-war Democrats "Copperheads", likening them to the venomous snake.
Emancipation Proclamation The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.
Total War Total war, military conflict in which the contenders are willing to make any sacrifice in lives and other resources to obtain a complete victory, as distinguished from limited war
War of Attrition Attrition warfare is a military strategy consisting of belligerent attempts to win a war by wearing down the enemy to the point of collapse through continuous losses in personnel and material.
Amnesty an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offenses.
Black Codes Black Codes were laws passed by Democrat-controlled Southern states in 1865 and 1866, after the Civil War
Carpetbaggers a political candidate who seeks election in an area where they have no local connections.
Sharecroppers a tenant farmer who gives a part of each crop as rent.
Compromise of 1877 The Compromise of 1877 was a purported informal, unwritten deal that settled the intensely disputed 1876 U.S. presidential election
Reconstruction acts The Reconstruction Acts of 1867 laid out the process for readmitting Southern states into the Union.
What killed more soldiers in the civil war than battle? Nearly as many men died in captivity during the Civil War as were killed in the whole of the Vietnam War.
What is the Anaconda Plan? The Anaconda Plan is the name applied to a U.S. Union Army outline strategy for suppressing the Confederacy at the beginning of the American Civil War
What were Northerners called who sympathized with the South called? Southern Republicans were called Tories during the war, and afterward if they worked with the North during Reconstruction they were called scalawags.
What were the Jim Crow Laws? Jim Crow law, in U.S. history, any of the laws that enforced racial segregation in the South between the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and the beginning of the civil rights movement in the 1950s.
What is the Crittenden Compromise? The Crittenden Compromise was an unsuccessful proposal introduced by United States Senator John J. Crittenden (Constitutional Unionist of Kentucky) on December 18, 1860.
What was the outcome of Plessy v Ferguson? Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 US 537 (1896) was a landmark constitutional law case of the US Supreme Court decided in 1896.
Who were the South relying on to help in the Civil War? ( 2 Countries in Europe) Russia and turkey
Who led the South in the Battle of Shiloh? Don Carlos Buell's
What kind of ruler was George McClellan He was reluctant
What year did Congress allow African Americans to fight in the War? 1864
What stated that any slave living in a rebelling state was free? Lincoln stated that any slave in the living in a rebelling state was free
What was the 54th Massachusetts infantry? was an infantry regiment that saw extensive service in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Where did the South surrender? They surrendered at Appomattox
What is Reconstruction? the action or process of reconstructing or being reconstructed.
the action or process of reconstructing or being reconstructed. John Wilkes Booth
What did the 13th Amendment do? The 13th amendment abolished slavery
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