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Copperheads In the 1860s, the Copperheads comprised a vocal faction of Democrats in the Northern United States of the Union who opposed the American Civil War, wanting an immediate peace settlement with the Confederates.
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 The American-English Dictionary defines total war as "war that is unrestricted in terms of the weapons used, the territory or combatants involved, or the objectives pursued, especially one in which the laws of war are disregarded."
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 In the United States, the Black Codes were laws passed by Democrat-controlled Southern states in 1865 and 1866, after the Civil War.
Carpetbaggers Whites and African Americans eager to participate in the state conventions increased among many white southerners.
Sharecroppers A form of agriculture in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced on their portion of land.
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? They were called Copperheads and they included sitting members of congress at the time who were Democrats.
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
What was the outcome of Plessy v Ferguson? It upheld state racial segregation laws for public facilities under the doctrine of "separate but equal".
Who were the South relying on to help in the Civil War? ( 2 Countries in Europe) Britain and France
Who led the South in the Battle of Shiloh? General Albert Sidney Johnson.
What kind of ruler was George McClellan? (Reluctant or Brave) Brave
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?
What was the 54th Massachusetts Infantry? The 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that saw extensive service in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Where did the South surrender? Appomatox
What is Reconstruction? The term Reconstruction Era, in the context of the history of the United States, has two senses: the first covers the complete history of the entire country from 1865 to 1877
Who Killed Abraham Lincoln? John Booth
What did the 13th Amendment do? Passed by Congress on January 31, 1865, and ratified on December 6, 1865, the 13th amendment abolished slavery in the United States.