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Key Terms:

Bull Run, Stonewall Jackson, Lee, Grant, Appomattox Court House, Total War, William Tecumseh Sherman, Sherman's March, David Farragut, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Shiloh, Antietam, Battle of the Wilderness, Emancipation Proclamation, Massachusetts 54th, Manumission, Little Round Top, Pickett's Charge, Election of 1864, 90 Days War, Harper's Ferry, Anaconda Plan,  Monitor and Merrimack,  Peninsula Campaign, George B. McClellan, Fort Sumter, Copperheads, Jefferson Davis, NYC Draft Riots, John Wilkes Booth, Carpetbaggers, Scalawags, The Reconstruction Amendments, sharecropping, literacy tests, grandfather clauses, poll tax, Election of 1876, Solid South, New South.


Themes to Consider:

What was the difference between Presidential and Radical Reconstruction? Strengths? Weaknesses?

Why did the Civil War go on so long? Was the North an inevitable victor?

Know the Emancipation Proclamation well. Why was it issued? How would opinions on it differ across the country?

What fueled the New York City Draft Riots? Was it really about the draft?

Go through all readings handed out in class. Know the main ideas.

What are the Civil War songs?

Why did Andrew Johnson get impeached? Did he get convicted?

Essay question - Using Foner, answer the essay given in class. You can bring your packets with you.








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