Lecture 25

Lecture 25 - Unit 15 Secession War Lecture Outline 1 2 3 4 Secession the Creation of the Confederacy North vs South the First Modern War 1861-62

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Lecture Outline 1. 2. North vs South: the First Modern War 3. 1861-62: War Without Victory 4. 1863-65: Total War Copies of this Powerpoint file will be available for download from the course website after class
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Confederacy
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Growing industrial population, sectionalism, and divisions among southern Democrats gave Lincoln the White House
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The unfinished Capitol Dome visible at Lincoln’s Inauguration in 1861 symbolized the secession crisis that was engulfing the United States
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The Confederate States of America • Elect Jefferson Davis (left) of Mississippi as president • Adopt Constitution that explicitly guarantees slavery in Confederate territory present and future • The cornerstone of the Confederacy is “ the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man, that slavery, subordination to the superior race, is his natural and normal condition.” (Alexander Stephens, CSA Veep)
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2. North vs South: the First Modern War
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12 April 1861: Confederate forces attack Union troops garrisoned at Fort Sumter in the Charleston, SC, harbor
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Lecture 25 - Unit 15 Secession War Lecture Outline 1 2 3 4 Secession the Creation of the Confederacy North vs South the First Modern War 1861-62

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