The Civil War, 1861-1865

The Civil War, 1861-1865 - The Civil War, 1861-1865 The War...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Civil War, 1861-1865 The War Begins Fort Sumter- south attacked food provisions Executive power- (1) volunteers to fight (2) war spending (3) suspended habeas corpus Kept the border states Wartime advantages Military- South got to fight only a defensive war & had experienced military leaders Economic- North had the banks Political- North was well-established Confederate States of America- Shortage of $$$ First Years First Battle of Bull Run- Confederate victory Union Strategy- blockade the south, divide the Confederacy, take Richmond Peninsula Campaign- McClellan (slow) replaced by Pope Second Battle of Bull Run- Pope withdraws Antietam- McClellan back in command, bloody, McClellan removed for good Fredericksburg- Burnside is reckless Monitor vs. Merrimac - Monitor prevented the south’s ironclad ship from destroying blockade Grant in the West- captured New Orleans Trent Affair- US captured Confederates on British ship, & Britain demanded
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIUS 201 taught by Professor Kett during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

Page1 / 2

The Civil War, 1861-1865 - The Civil War, 1861-1865 The War...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online