THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR - THE 13th AMENDMENT Abolished...

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THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR THE WAR 1861—THE WAR BEGINS Union success in the West Securing Kentucky First Bull Run, July 21, 1861 1862—THE KILLING ESCALATES Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862   1862 2nd Bull Run, July 1862 Antietam, September 17,1862 Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862 CONSCRIPTION AND HOMELAND SECURITY MAINTAINING THE ARMIES Confederate Conscription Act of 1862 The North’s “Enrollment Act of 1863” NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS, July 1863 “Copperheads” Suspension of habeas corpus and martial law EMANCIPATION THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION  Proclaimed: All slaves in states in rebellion against the US government free in 100 days  (Jan. 1, 1863) Based on military necessity (with a political and diplomatic component) Made abolition an objective of war
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Unformatted text preview: THE 13th AMENDMENT Abolished slavery throughout the United States BACK TO THE WAR 1863 Chancellorsville--May 1-5, 1863 Lee’s greatest victory . . . at a tremendous cost Led to Lee’s second invasion Gettysburg & Vicksburg—the Turning Point Gettysburg, Pennsylvania—July 1-3 Decisive Union victory; wrecked Lee’s army Vicksburg, Mississippi—May 18-July 4 Last important Confederate Mississippi port Surrender = severed the Confederacy 1864—THE CRITICAL YEAR, THE BLOODIEST YEAR U. S. Grant Grant’s philosophy Grant’s 1864 campaign May-June; the Wilderness to Petersburg Sherman & “Total War” The Philosophy of Total War Sherman’s campaign The Election of 1864 1865—THE END Appomattox, April 9, 1865 Lincoln’s Assassination, April 14, 1865 THE OUTCOME?...
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