The American Civil War
Americanindependence in  1783 with the  Treaty of Paris
Taxes in                                          Slavery in                           Lincoln  the                       ...
Union              CSATotal population          22,100,000 (71%)   9,100,000 (29%)Slave population, 1860    400,000       ...
12 April 1861 : Confederate artillery fires at Fort Sumter near Charleston
11 states inhabited   23 states inhabitedby 9 million people      by 25 million      (South)           people (North)
1 April 1865 : Battle of Five Forks that forced Lee to evacuate Richmond-Petersburg, the Confederate capital.
1865 : Defeat at Sayler Creek, it became clear to Robert Lee that the fightagainst the Union is tactically and logisticall...
In 1865, slavery is   Birth of Protestant In 1807, the                    abolished by the        supremacistabolition of ...
Questions1- What was the central source of tension in the 1850’s?2- Who were the opponents?3- Which event marked the begin...
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The american civil war final

  1. 1. The American Civil War
  2. 2. Americanindependence in 1783 with the Treaty of Paris
  3. 3. Taxes in Slavery in Lincoln the the War president North South 1854 : the Republican Party was born 1860 : Lincoln won the election February 1861 : a new independent state, the Confederate States with Jefferson Davis
  4. 4. Union CSATotal population 22,100,000 (71%) 9,100,000 (29%)Slave population, 1860 400,000 3,500,000Soldiers 2,100,000 (67%) 1,064,000 (33%)Manufactured items 90% 10%Bales of cotton in 1860 Negligible 4,500,000Bales of cotton in 1864 Negligible 300,000
  5. 5. 12 April 1861 : Confederate artillery fires at Fort Sumter near Charleston
  6. 6. 11 states inhabited 23 states inhabitedby 9 million people by 25 million (South) people (North)
  7. 7. 1 April 1865 : Battle of Five Forks that forced Lee to evacuate Richmond-Petersburg, the Confederate capital.
  8. 8. 1865 : Defeat at Sayler Creek, it became clear to Robert Lee that the fightagainst the Union is tactically and logistically impossible!
  9. 9. In 1865, slavery is Birth of Protestant In 1807, the abolished by the supremacistabolition of the thirteenth groups like the Ku slave trade. amendment . Klux Klan, …
  10. 10. Questions1- What was the central source of tension in the 1850’s?2- Who were the opponents?3- Which event marked the beginning of the war ?4- When did the war begin?5- Who was the American president?6- Who was the Confederate (southern) armys leader?7- When did it end?8- When have slavery been abolished?9- What has happening, then?10- Had Blacks and whites the same rights?

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