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Copperheads Northerners who sympathized with the South.
Emancipation Proclamation All slaves living in areas still rebelling against the United States would be free.
Total War Strategy of fighting in which the army destroys it's opponent's ability to fight.
War of Attrition General Grants War strategy of fighting until the south ran out of men, supplies and will power.
Amnesty an official pardon by the government.
Black Codes Black codes are like Civil War slave codes.
Carpetbaggers Northerners who wanted to participate in the state conventions.
Sharecroppers A system that had farmers working a parcel of land and in return they would get a share of the crop, a cabin and other supplies.
Compromise of 1877 An agreement to withdrawal the federal troops from the South.
Reconstruction acts Laws that divided the former confederate states into military zones.
What killed more soldiers in the civil war than battle? The shortage on supplies caused bad hygiene that created the diseases which killed off the most of the soldiers.
What is the Anaconda Plan? A plan designed to slowly squeeze the life out of the South.
What were Northerners called who sympathized with the South called? Copperheads
What were the Jim Crow Laws? Laws that enforced segregation in the South
What is the Crittenden Compromise? Extending the Missouri Compromise line westward through remaining territories.
What was the outcome of Plessy v Ferguson? The enforcement of segregation against African Americans and whites.
Who were the South relying on to help in the Civil War? Great Britain and France
Who led the South in the Battle of Shiloh? General Grant
What kind of ruler was George McClellon? Brave
What year did Congress allow African Americans to fight in the War? 1862
What stated that any slave living in a rebelling state was free? Emancipation Proclamation
What was the 54th Massachusetts infantry? Extensive service in the Union Army
Where did the South surrender? Appomattox, Virginia
What is Reconstruction? A plan to rebuild the former Confederate states and reuniting the nation.
Who killed Abraham Lincoln? John Wilkes Booth
What did the 13th Amendment do? abolish slavery

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