d. the total loss of all of their life savings.
the economic difficulties cause by deflation.
During the Civil War:
southern patriotism was so strong that folks in the
Confederacy never questioned the government’s poli-
cies on conscription.
d. the New York Draft Riots were so successful that they
led to a sharp drop in the number of people who sup-
ported the war.
the support of universal conscription demonstrated
that the northern patriotism never questioned the
fairness of the government’s policies on conscription.
Two significant events that made 1863 a turning point
in the war were:
General Ulysses S. Grant’s approach to conducting the
to inflict casualties on the enemy but to suffer few
losses in his own army.
to surround enemy positions and then choke them
off without a major battle.
to pursue unconditional victory aggressively despite
the cost to his own forces.
d. to command the overall effort from Washington,
D.C., while other generals led armies.
to cut off the enemies supply line and lay siege on the
army, starving them out.
A fundamental question facing the United States in