LEGACY OF THE WAR
Lincoln wanted to heal the nation and make it whole again Civil War was by far the deadliest in American history (still is...
TOTAL DEAD 620,000 Union dead 360,000 Confederate dead 260,000 In addition – 270,000 Union soldiers and 260,000 Confederat...
Almost 10% of the population served in the war – a total of 3 million men (if same % of the population served today we wou...
War had high economic cost for both sides Combined the North and South had spent 5 times what the government had spent in ...
War cost in 1865: $6,000,000,000 6 Billion dollars War cost in 2005: $7,206,660,841,845 7 Trillion dollars Today that woul...
Millions of slaves were freed as a result of the war 13th AMENDMENT was passed in 1865 to officially end slavery and make ...
Lincoln is assassinated watching a play at Ford’s Theater, 5 days after the surrender
LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION
GUN USED IN LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION
FORD’S THEATER
FORD’S THEATER
JOHN WILKES BOOTH  assassinated President Lincoln and at the first escaped but was later caught
Lincoln was the first United States president to be assassinated The nation was in a state of shock
The size of the government grew after the war Industry begins to replace agriculture as the nation’s major economic activity
South is badly damaged – lost nearly 40% of livestock and 50% of farm machinery Railroad tracks gone, factories are destro...
Before the war the South had 30% of the nation’s wealth – after the war only 12%
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Legacy Of The War

  1. 1. LEGACY OF THE WAR
  2. 2. Lincoln wanted to heal the nation and make it whole again Civil War was by far the deadliest in American history (still is today)
  3. 3. TOTAL DEAD 620,000 Union dead 360,000 Confederate dead 260,000 In addition – 270,000 Union soldiers and 260,000 Confederate soldiers were wounded
  4. 4. Almost 10% of the population served in the war – a total of 3 million men (if same % of the population served today we would have an army of 25 million men)
  5. 5. War had high economic cost for both sides Combined the North and South had spent 5 times what the government had spent in the previous 80 years
  6. 6. War cost in 1865: $6,000,000,000 6 Billion dollars War cost in 2005: $7,206,660,841,845 7 Trillion dollars Today that would be $24,000 per United States citizen
  7. 7. Millions of slaves were freed as a result of the war 13th AMENDMENT was passed in 1865 to officially end slavery and make it illegal in the United States
  8. 8. Lincoln is assassinated watching a play at Ford’s Theater, 5 days after the surrender
  9. 9. LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION
  10. 10. GUN USED IN LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION
  11. 11. FORD’S THEATER
  12. 12. FORD’S THEATER
  13. 13. JOHN WILKES BOOTH assassinated President Lincoln and at the first escaped but was later caught
  14. 14. Lincoln was the first United States president to be assassinated The nation was in a state of shock
  15. 15. The size of the government grew after the war Industry begins to replace agriculture as the nation’s major economic activity
  16. 16. South is badly damaged – lost nearly 40% of livestock and 50% of farm machinery Railroad tracks gone, factories are destroyed
  17. 17. Before the war the South had 30% of the nation’s wealth – after the war only 12%
  18. 18. THE END

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