November 28

November 28 - History 120 November 28, 2007 The Civil War...

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

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
History 120 November 28, 2007 The Civil War i. Introduction ii. On the Battlefront Antietam Sept. 17, 1862 iii. On the Homefront NYC Draft Riots July 1863 Cultural separations, economic too bt north and south Democratic party was only national party left Bleeding Kansas etc caused strife w/in party and allowed Lincoln to become elected Lincoln presented with succession problems BATTLEFRONT Bull Run happen bc the 90 days was almost up—Southern victory--- war was not going to be short Deadly war in history—more dead from north—most died from disease The war is between two groups fighting for control of the same govt but the truth is that the south was trying to break free from the federal govt New machinery and new war tactics—involving citizens Gettysburg—last of Lee’s attempts to take the north July 1863 Vicksburg—Mississppi—north gained control of the river splitting confederacy July 1863 Most important battle was Antietam---first modern war Deadliest day in American history—6000 men
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 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 120 taught by Professor Halperin during the Fall '07 term at Richmond.

Page1 / 2

November 28 - History 120 November 28, 2007 The Civil 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