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Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
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Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
Introto c wbattlesandemancipationproc
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  • 1. Battles, The Emancipation Proclamation, The Gettysburg Address, and Union Victory
  • 2.
    • The firing at what fort started the Civil War?
  • 3. Fort Sumter, South Carolina April 12, 1861-The Civil War begins.
  • 4.
    • Union and Confederate leaders thought the Civil War would be over quickly.
    • Union leaders wanted to attack the Confederacy even though their troops were not fully trained.
    • Union forces headed towards Manassas, Virginia. Manassas is also called Bull Run.
  • 5. First Battle of Bull Run July 1861
    • General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson led the Confederates to a victory.
    • The South had a better trained army.
    • Union troops ran away from the battlefield.
    • Confederates became confident.
  • 6.
  • 7. Battle of Antietam-September 1862
    • The Confederates attacked the Union in Maryland because General Robert E. Lee wanted a victory in the North.
    • More than 23,000 soldiers were killed or wounded.
    • The Union won this battle.
  • 8.
  • 9. The Emancipation Proclamation
    • To emancipate is to set free.
    • A proclamation is an order to do something.
    • Notes:
      • 3. The Emancipation Proclamation was a special order by President Lincoln that freed (emancipated) slaves in states that were fighting against the Union .
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  • 10.
    • Lincoln waited for the Union victory at Antietam before he gave the Emancipation Proclamation. Why do you think he did this?
  • 11.
    • Lincoln's advisors asked him to wait for a victory in a battle before telling everyone about his new plan. They decided this so it would not look like the government needed freed slaves to save the Union.
  • 12. Battle of Gettysburg July 1863
    • A three day battle that the Union won.
    • There were 51,000 casualties combined on both sides.
    • This battle tired out the Confederate army. General Robert E. Lee would never attempt an attack this big again.
  • 13. The Gettysburg Address November 1863
    • NOTES
    • 12. After the Battle of Gettysburg , President Lincoln went to Gettysburg and declared the battlefield a national cemetery for Union soldiers. He read his famous speech, the Gettysburg Address . He did this because he wanted to honor the soldiers.
  • 14. The Only Known Photograph of President Lincoln at the dedication of the Civil War cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, November 19, 1863
  • 15. Close up of Abraham Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address
  • 16. The End of the War
    • Notes:
      • 13. General Lee’s confederate troops were starving and their clothes were torn. Shortly after, General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.
  • 17. Lee surrenders to Grant.
  • 18.
    • Many people in the North wanted the Confederate leaders to be punished.
    • Lincoln just wanted the country to reunite quickly and peacefully.
    • Southern soldiers were given food rations and were able to return to their homes.
  • 19.
    • Why was the Emancipation Proclamation important?

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