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116. Not until 1864 did Lincoln find a military commander he could trust: ________. Page: 326
117. An English steamer, the ________, was carrying Confederate diplomats when it was captured in late 1861 by a Union ship.
Page: 329 118. The first ironclad ships to engage in a naval battle were the Merrimac (also known as the Virginia ) and the ________.
Page: 328 119. The Battle of Fredericksburg proved to be a devastating defeat for Union General ________. Page: 335
120. At the Battle of Chancellorsville in May 1863, Confederate General ________ was killed.
Page: 336 121. The most celebrated battle of the Civil War was fought at ________ in early July of 1863.
Page: 337 122. At the time of the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg, Grant was winning a significant victory at ________.
Page: 337 Essay Questions 123. What advantages and disadvantages did each side have when the Civil War began? 124. How did Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis compare as presidents and military commanders? 125. What problems did each side have as they mobilized to fight the Civil War? 126. Why did some southern states remain in the Union in 1861, and what steps did the federal government take during the war to maintain their support?
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TB-14 | 20 127. What side did England and France take during the Civil War? Discuss the role of cotton in the relationship between these nations and the United States. 128. In what ways did women participate in the Civil War, and how did their activities compare with the involvement of women in the American Revolution? 129. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do, and how did it alter the Civil War? 130. Describe the debate in the North over the involvement of African Americans in the Civil War, and assess the significance of their participation in the war. 131. How did new technology change the strategy of war? 132. Why was the death toll in the Civil War so tremendous? 133. Why may the Civil War be described as the first “modern war”? 134. Why did the North make so little progress in the first two years of the war despite its advantages? 135. Why did 1863 prove to be such a pivotal year on the battlefield? 136. Which battle—Vicksburg or Gettysburg—was more significant in determining the outcome of the Civil War? 137. Given the material and manpower advantage of the North, what factors enabled the South to wage war as long as it did? 138. Why did the North have to effectively destroy much of the South in order to the win the Civil War? 139. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee as military commanders.

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