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78. The United States Sanitary Commission, an organization of civilian volunteers, was led by Horace Greeley.
Page: 321-322 79. The Civil War helped transform nursing into a female profession, but these nurses encountered considerable resistance from male doctors.
Page: 321-322 80. The National Woman’s Loyal League worked simultaneously for the abolition of slavery and for the vote for women.
Page: 322 81. The Confederate constitution was almost identical to the Constitution of the United States.
Page: 322 82. The Confederate constitution explicitly acknowledged the sovereignty of the individual states and the right of secession.
Page: 322 83. Jefferson Davis was popularly elected to be the president of the Confederacy.
Page: 322 84. The Confederacy financed the Civil War primarily by printing paper money.
Page: 323 85. Feelings of states’ rights were so strong in the South that it was impossible for the Confederate government to take any steps toward centralization.
Page: 323 86. In both the North and the South, draftees could avoid military service if they hired substitutes.
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TB-14 | 16 87. George McClellan was the most important military commander in the Union.
Page: 326 88. Lincoln understood that the proper objective of his armies was the occupation of Confederate territory.
Page: 326 89. As commander in chief, Lincoln was given a fairly free hand by Congress in conducting the war as he saw fit.
Page: 326 90. Jefferson Davis, unlike Lincoln, was a trained professional soldier.
Page: 326 91. The North had such an overwhelming advantage in naval power that its blockade of the South was completely effective from the start.
Page: 328 92. In the early part of the Civil War, the sympathies of the ruling classes in France and England lay with the South.
Page: 329 93. Southern cotton was important enough to England that England extended diplomatic recognition to the Confederacy.
Page: 329 94. The repeating rifle first came into use during the last year of the Civil War.
Page: 330 95. Torpedoes and submarines were first used, to little effect, during the Civil War.
Page: 330 96. By the end of the Civil War, telegraph communication was used by both the North and South.
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