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  • 1. The Civil War Chapter 9
  • 2. Differences between northern and southern states: North South __________ economy industrial free __________ economy agricultural slave “ _____ states” “ _____ states”
  • 3. What were the people who wanted to end slavery called? abolitionists
  • 4. Who led a revolt against plantation owners in Virginia? Nat Turner
  • 5. Who established a secret route to the North used by escaped slaves? Harriet Tubman This route was known as the “______________ _____________.” Underground Railroad
  • 6. Who led a raid on the United States Armory at Harpers Ferry? John Brown He was trying to start a ______ rebellion. slave
  • 7. After Abraham Lincoln became President of the United States in 1860, some southern states ____________. seceded What country did these southern states, including Virginia, form? Confederate States of America
  • 8. The eastern counties of Virginia relied on slavery but the western counties favored abolition of slavery. What state did the western counties of Virginia form? West Virginia
  • 9. What Virginia city was named the capital of the Confederacy? Richmond
  • 10. Name the first major battle of the Civil War. Where was this battle fought? Manassas, Virginia Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson Battle of Bull Run Who played a major role in this battle and earned a nickname?
  • 11. Lincoln used the Union navy to __________ the southern ports. blockade
  • 12. Name the two ships that fought a battle in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Monitor and Merrimack What was special about this sea battle? It was the 1 st battle ever fought between two ironclad ships.
  • 13. Name the city that fell to General Grant and was burned near the end of the war. Richmond
  • 14. Where did the Civil War end? Appomattox Court House, Virginia Confederate General ________________ surrendered to Union General ___________________. Robert E. Lee Ulysses S. Grant
  • 15. What factors led General Lee to realize the southern cause was hopeless and he would have to surrender? The Confederates were running out of _____ and _________. The Union had captured ___________. Union soldiers surrounded Lee and his army at ________________________. Richmond Appomattox Court House men supplies
  • 16. Name these Civil War places. Harper’s Ferry Washington, D.C. Manassas Richmond Appomattox Court House