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  • American Civil War Presentation

    1. 1. The American Civil War By: Chelsea Starks & Sean Moss
    2. 2. IntroWhat you’re going to do is learn a different way of whatwent on with the American Civil War with a littletwist
    3. 3. SWAG (Most Peaceful) The Southern states decided to band together and become the Confederate States of America
    4. 4. DEFENSE The South attacks Fort Sumter, South Carolina, so in response, Lincoln ca&s in volunteers to enlist to help put down the rebe&ion
    5. 5. DETER The conflict has already occurred so the war Lincoln was trying to avoid was already in motion.
    6. 6. COMPEL The conflict has already occurred so the war Lincoln was trying to avoid was already in motion.
    7. 7. OFFENSE (Most Aggressive) Everything jumped straight to offense because of either unmoving side. So the war began and continued for four bloody years
    8. 8. CERACause(s)Event(s)ResolutionA)ermath
    9. 9. CAUSE(S)The North had a& the political power because their cities grew more rapid thanSouthern statesThe North had a& the political power because their cities grew more rapid thanSouthern statesThe South stars wanted to break away *om the North and fight for their ownindependence this was ca&ed States Rights Slavery was another topic America was split on for the simple fact that the South had a mostly agricultural economy but people in the North ca&ed abolitionists wanted to band slavery because they felt it was mora&y wrong as we& as inhumane
    10. 10. EVENT(S)There were major arguments over whether there should be slavery in the new states - Kansasand Missouri - which started the war of “Bleeding Kansas”Abolitionist John Brown dies as a martyr trying to help out rebel slaves by breaking into afederal Armory. He was caught and hung.Southerner see Lincoln’s acceptance into office a disadvantage towards them since he vowed aslave *ee country.Conf. States attack Fort Sumter, South Carolina. Major Robert Anderson surrenders fort toconf. troops. Lincoln ca&ed for more troops and failed and caused more states to secede.Victory at Getysburg and Vicksburg in 1863 marked turning point in the Union’s favor.
    11. 11. RESOLUTIONThe American Civil War lasted four bloody years untilthe North fina&y prevailed, the States were unifiedagain, and slavery was abolished.
    12. 12. AFTERMATHThe war ended at a cost of 620,000 livesAbe Lincoln is assassinatedThe South endured many failed attempts toReconstruction in hopes that it could impose a new societyon them.
    13. 13. CitationsRyan, Joe. "American Civil War Causes Kids Zone." American Civil War History TimelinesBattle Map Pictures. Americancivilwar.com. Web. 10 May 2011. <http://americancivilwar.com/kids_zone/causes.html>."The Battle of Vicksburg." The American Civil War Home Page. Web. 10 May 2011. <http://www.civilwarhome.com/battleofvicksburg.htm>."The American Civil War Homepage." University of Tennessee: SunSITE. Web. 10 May 2011.<http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html>.Hickman, Kennedy. "American Civil War Causes - Causes of the Civil War." MilitaryHistory - Warfare through the Ages - Battles and Conflicts - Weapons of War - MilitaryLeaders in History. Web. 10 May 2011. <http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/civilwar/a/CivilWarCauses_2.htm>.

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