Bell Work Which branch of the government  interprets  laws?
The Beginning of the Civil War Objective: Cover the Civil War from Fort Sumter to the Battle of Antietam
Fort Sumter <ul><li>Fort Sumter S.C. is held by the Union </li></ul><ul><li>Confederates ask Lincoln to surrender the fort...
Each side had different goals <ul><li>The south was fighting for independence  </li></ul><ul><li>The north was fighting to...
Northern Advantages <ul><li>4 to 1 soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>Larger population </li></ul><ul><li>More food, money, factor...
Southern Advantages <ul><li>South had few advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller population, less money, food, factories, ra...
The North’s Anaconda Plan <ul><li>Capture control of Mississippi River (cut confederacy in half) </li></ul><ul><li>Capture...
South’s Plan <ul><li>Fight a defensive war </li></ul><ul><li>Hope the north would grow tired of fighting </li></ul><ul><li...
First Battle of Bull Run <ul><li>First major battle </li></ul><ul><li>Over 30,000 union soldiers fight 22,000 Confederate ...
Second Battle of Bull Run <ul><li>The south wins again </li></ul><ul><li>Morale is high in the south and low in the north ...
Battle of Antietam <ul><li>Bloodiest Day of the War </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands die on both sides in just one day </li></u...
After Antietam <ul><li>Europe decides not to back the confederacy </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln fires McClellan </li></ul><ul>...
 
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  1. 1. Bell Work Which branch of the government interprets laws?
  2. 2. The Beginning of the Civil War Objective: Cover the Civil War from Fort Sumter to the Battle of Antietam
  3. 3. Fort Sumter <ul><li>Fort Sumter S.C. is held by the Union </li></ul><ul><li>Confederates ask Lincoln to surrender the fort </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln says no and sends ships to resupply the fort. </li></ul><ul><li>Confederates consider that and act of war and attack Fort Sumter </li></ul>
  4. 4. Each side had different goals <ul><li>The south was fighting for independence </li></ul><ul><li>The north was fighting to keep the south in the union </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery was not and issue yet </li></ul><ul><li>After Ft Sumter 4 more states join the Confederacy </li></ul>
  5. 5. Northern Advantages <ul><li>4 to 1 soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>Larger population </li></ul><ul><li>More food, money, factories, railroads </li></ul>
  6. 6. Southern Advantages <ul><li>South had few advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller population, less money, food, factories, railroads </li></ul><ul><li>Had Great Generals </li></ul>
  7. 7. The North’s Anaconda Plan <ul><li>Capture control of Mississippi River (cut confederacy in half) </li></ul><ul><li>Capture Richmond Va. (Confederate capital) </li></ul><ul><li>Blockade southern ports </li></ul>
  8. 8. South’s Plan <ul><li>Fight a defensive war </li></ul><ul><li>Hope the north would grow tired of fighting </li></ul><ul><li>Hope Great Britain would give supplies </li></ul>
  9. 9. First Battle of Bull Run <ul><li>First major battle </li></ul><ul><li>Over 30,000 union soldiers fight 22,000 Confederate soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas J. Jackson becomes a hero and wins the battle for the Confederacy </li></ul>
  10. 10. Second Battle of Bull Run <ul><li>The south wins again </li></ul><ul><li>Morale is high in the south and low in the north </li></ul>
  11. 11. Battle of Antietam <ul><li>Bloodiest Day of the War </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands die on both sides in just one day </li></ul><ul><li>Union claims victory as Lee retreats to Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>McClellan foolishly waited 19 days before pursuing Lee </li></ul>
  12. 12. After Antietam <ul><li>Europe decides not to back the confederacy </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln fires McClellan </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln now feels the time is right to act against slavery </li></ul>

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