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Civil war in a day

  1. 1. Civil War in a day.
  2. 3. 1861-1865 <ul><li>Dates for the American Civil War. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Railroad Lines, 1860
  4. 10. Overview of Civil War Strategy:
  5. 11. Important People in the Civil War.
  6. 12. Abraham Lincoln <ul><li>President during Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>Helped build the Republican party which replaced the Whig party. </li></ul>
  7. 13. Jefferson Davis <ul><li>President of the Confederate States of America (South). </li></ul>
  8. 14. Robert E. Lee <ul><li>Military leader for the Confederacy. </li></ul><ul><li>He surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court house in 1865. </li></ul>
  9. 15. Ulysses S. Grant <ul><li>18th President. </li></ul><ul><li>Commander of the Union (North) army. </li></ul><ul><li>Accepted Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. </li></ul>Ulysses S. Grant <ul><li>18th President. </li></ul><ul><li>Commander of the Union (North) army . </li></ul><ul><li>Accepted Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. </li></ul>
  10. 16. Important Events...
  11. 18. Fort Sumter - 1 st battle of Civil War
  12. 19. First Battle of Bull Run Proved Civil War would not be won easily.
  13. 20. Emancipation Proclamation 1863
  14. 21. http://www.historynow.org/12_2005/interactive_slavery4.html
  15. 22. Emancipation Proclamation 1863 <ul><li>Lincoln issued this statement which declared that all slaves in the rebellious Confederate states would be free. </li></ul>
  16. 23. Emancipation in 1863
  17. 24. Gettysburg
  18. 25. The Road to Gettysburg: 1863
  19. 30. Gettysburg Casualties
  20. 31. Gettysburg Address
  21. 35. Gettysburg Address <ul><li>Dedication that Lincoln made at a cemetery at the sight of the battle of Gettysburg; called for national unity. </li></ul>
  22. 36. <ul><li>Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. </li></ul><ul><li>Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. </li></ul><ul><li>But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. </li></ul>
  23. 37. The Progress of War: 1861-1865
  24. 38. End of Civil War Dates <ul><li>April 2, 1865 – Lee evacuates Richmond, VA (Confederate Capital) </li></ul><ul><li>April 9 th - Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse </li></ul><ul><li>April 14 th - Lincoln is shot, dies next day </li></ul><ul><li>Late April - Remaining Confederate Generals Surrender </li></ul><ul><li>April 26 th - John Wilkes Booth killed </li></ul><ul><li>May 10 th - Jefferson Davis Captured </li></ul>
  25. 40. <ul><li>After the war Lee urged southerners to pledge allegiance to the north and rebuild the nation. </li></ul>
  26. 42. Casualties on Both Sides
  27. 43. Civil War Casualties in Comparison to Other Wars

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