Final Review

Final Review - The following represents terms that you...

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The following represents terms that you should know for the exam. All terms can be found in the Class Lectures and or your assigned textbook reading. All of the terms will be presented in a multiple choice or true/false format. If you use the review sheet as your guide for study you should do well on the exam. Use the following framework as a reference for study; - Term – definition – historical importance – results – why is this significant? Or simply what, where, why, and so what? The Civil War  - Capital of the Confederacy - Richmond, Virginia First shots of the Civil War were fired at? - By attacking Fort Sumter, the Confederacy had directly challenged federal authority. And so the war came. What occurred at Fort Sumter? - Fort Sumter—One fort that did not automatically surrender to the Confederates (as most other federal forts in the South did) was located just off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. Realizing that the fort could not hold out indefinitely against southern aggression, the commander of Ft. Sumter asked Lincoln for reinforcements. Lincoln realized that to reinforce the fort would be to appear as "invading"
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the South and initiating the war. Instead, he sent unarmed supply ships to Fort Sumter. Confederates realized that the supplies would enable Union soldiers to remain in place, commanding the best Southern port forever. They therefore decided to attack the fort before the supplies arrived (April 12-13, 1861). The bombardment, returned by the North, lasted 48 hours. Amazingly, there were no deaths on either side. Eventually, the fort surrendered when all its walls were down and the ammunition ran out. Know all the states of The Confederacy. -The Confederacy was now complete with 11 states (South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas— the western part of Virginia fought for separation from the rest of the state in order to stay in the Union—West Virginia) Southerners went to war in 1861 in a mood of? - confidence, they had only to fight a defensive war. Advantages for the North and The South going into war. -In addition to a population advantage (22 million to 9), the Union enjoyed 81% of all of the nation’s industrial capacity, 61% of all railroad track, and 80% of the banking and capital. Most of the food producing states remained within the Union. Practically all naval vessels were stationed in the North, as well as merchant ships. The South tried desperately to provide for its own foodstuff and industrial needs, but it could not "catch up" in such a short time. Also very important was the established government of the North, while the South tried to create a government on the fly.
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The first battle of the Civil War resulted in? - Fort Sumter surrendered, Now President Lincoln required that ALL states left in the Union must contribute soldiers to put down the rebellion. This had the negative effect of forcing
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