Civil War from 1863 - 65

Civil War from 1863 - 65 - 5.EndofWar:1864to1865...

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5. End of War:  1864 to 1865  § First Teamers”   Square off  § Grant vs Lee---1864 to 1865 § Goal of the Union § Total War § William Sherman's-March to the Sea § destroy the South.  Appomatox Court House April 9, 1865  Lincoln’s assassination, April 14, 1865 John Wilkes Booth 6. CONCLUSIONS TO THE CIVIL WAR  Cost of life   650,000 deaths South destroyed----horrors of war  Outcomes Ended slavery-- 13th Amendment preserved the Union and democracy .
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Ended secession North:    boom of industry South:    destroyed but eventually rebuilt 7. FOREIGN POLICY PROBLEMS DURING WAR   Great Britain 1861, Trent Affair   1862, Alabama  captured over 60 Union ships  Apologizes and pays U.S. $15.5 million  1863, Laird rams Monroe Doctrine violations  Emperor Napoleon III   Archduke Maximilian  becomes emperor of Mexico  Secretary of State, William Seward   U.S. would use force to drive France out.
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After Union victories at Vicksburg  and Gettysburg,  President Lincoln   appointed  General  Grant  as the  Commanding General of all Union  troops.   v Grant commanded the Army of the  Potomac in the East and was  instructed by Lincoln to force  General  Lee  to surrender.   v Grant appointed his 2nd in command  General William T.  Sherman  to head up the Army of the West.   v It is here that Lincoln, Grant and Sherman devise a new      strategy of “ total war ” or bring the civilian population into the  war, destroy the South and free the slaves. UNION CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP
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