Test 6:  The War between the States

Understand the following terms and concepts:

1. Causes of the Civil War

2. Advantages and disadvantages of the North when the war began

3. Advantages and disadvantages of the South when the war began

4. Lincoln’s cabinet

5. Jefferson Davis and Alexander Stephens

6. Richmond

7. Fort Sumter and other Federal forts in the South

8. General P.G.T. Beauregard

9. Lincoln’s call for 75,000 volunteers

10. The secession of the Upper South

11. The border states that remained in the Union

12. West Virginia and East Tennessee

13. Indian Territory in the Civil War and Stand Watie

14. Lincoln’s suspension of habeus corpus

15. Roger B. Taney and Salmon P. Chase

16. Winfield Scott and the Anaconda Plan

17. Foreign views of the Civil War

18. King Cotton

19. Uncle Tom’s Cabin

20. The Trent Affair

21. CSS Alabama, CSS Shenandoah, and the Laird Rams

22. The Fenian Raids

23. Napoleon III, the Mexican Empire, and Maximillian Hapsburg

24. Conscription and ways to avoid it

25. Draft riots and bread riots

26. The Income Tax

27. The Morrill Tariff

28. Paper Money, Bonds, and the National Banking Act

29. Shoddy manufacturing

30. Dorothea Dix, Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, and Clara Barton

31. Captain Sally Tompkins, Phoebe Pember, and Chimborazo Hospital

32. General Irvin McDowell

33. General Joseph Johnston

34. The Battles of Manassas/Bull Run

35. General Thomas J. ‘Stonewall’ Jackson

36. Technology in the Civil War

37. CSS Virginia and USS Monitor

38. H.L. Hunley

39. General George McClellan

40. The Army of the Potomac

41. The Peninsular Campaign, the Siege of Yorktown, Seven Pines, the Seven Days

42. General J.E.B. Stuart

43. Jackson’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign

44. General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia

45. General John Pope

46. Lee’s invasion of Maryland

47. The Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam

48. The Cornfield, the Sunken Road, and Burnside’s Bridge

49. The Emancipation Proclamation

50. Coloured Soldiers

51. The Fort Pillow Massacre

52. General Ambrose Burnside

53. The Battle of Fredericksburg

54. General ‘Fighting Joe’ Hooker

55. The Battle of Chancellorsville

56. Lee’s invasion of Pennsylvania

57. The Battle of Gettysburg

58. General James Longstreet, General Richard ‘Baldy’ Ewell, General A. P. Hill

59. General George Meade

60. Little Round Top and Pickett’s Charge

61. General Ulysses S. ‘Unconditional Surrender’ Grant and the Army of the Tennessee

62. Fort Henry and Fort Donelson

63. Andrew Johnson

64. General Albert Sidney Johnston and the Army of Mississippi

65. General Nathan Bedford Forrest

66. The Battle of Shiloh

67. General Don Carlos Buell and the Army of the Ohio

68. General Braxton Bragg and the Army of Tennessee

69. Bragg’s invasion of Kentucky

70. The Battle of Stones River/Murfreesboro

71. General William Rosecrans

72. The Siege of Vicksburg

73. The Battle of Chickamauga

74. General George Thomas

75. Jonesborough and the Battle of Carter’s Depot

76. The Battle of Fort Sanders

77. The Battle of Lookout Mountain and the Battle of Missionary Ridge

78. Grant’s invasion of Virginia

79. The Battle of the Wilderness

80. General Philip Sheridan

81. The Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse

82. The Battle of Cold Harbor

83. The Siege of Petersburg, the Battle of the Crater, and the Battle of Five Forks

84. Admiral David Farragut, New Orleans, and Mobile Bay

85. General William Tecumseh Sherman

86. General Joseph Wheeler

87. The Election of 1864

88. Copperheads and Clement Vallandigham

89. The Union Party

90. General John Bell Hood’s invasion of Tennessee

91. The Battles of Franklin and Nashville

92. The fall of Atlanta, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and the capture of Savannah

93. Sherman’s invasion of the Carolinas               

94. The Hampton Roads Conference

95. Appomattox Courthouse

96. Johnston’s surrender

97. John Wilkes Booth and the Assassination of Lincoln

98. The South after the War

99. Freedmen

100. The Freedman’s Bureau

101. Forty Acres and a Mule

102. General Oliver Otis Howard

103. The 10% plan

104. The Wade-Davis Bill

105. The Pocket Veto

106. Presidential Reconstruction

107. Black Codes and Jim Crow Laws, Vagrancy Laws, and Labour Contracts

108. The XIII Amendment, XIV Amendment, and XV Amendment

109. Radical Republicans

110. Charles Sumner, Thaddeus Stevens, and Ben Wade

111. The Reconstruction Act and Congressional (or Radical) Reconstruction

112. Military Districts in the South

113. Parson Brownlow and the Home Guard

114. ex parte Milligan

115. Carpetbaggers, Scalawags, and South as an internal colony

116. African-American politicians including Hiram Revels and Blanche K. Bruce

117. The Ku Klux Klan

118. The Force Acts

119. The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

120. The Purchase of Alaska—Seward’s Folly

121. Redeemer Governments

122. The Election of 1876 and the Compromise of 1877

Be prepared to identify major battles from maps, illustrations, photographs, and descriptions of them.    


Be prepared to analyse the rationale and process of Reconstruction.

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