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The Civil War


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The Civil War

  1. 1. The Civil War Four Bloody Years
  2. 2. Battle of Bull Run <ul><li>Southern victory due to superior organization </li></ul><ul><li>Union troops panicked and ran </li></ul><ul><li>Showed that the war would be long and bloody </li></ul>
  3. 4. Stonewall Jackson
  4. 5. Battle of Antietam <ul><li>General Lee marched his troops to Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>More than 23,000 Union and Confederate troops were killed </li></ul><ul><li>North “won”, but suffered huge losses </li></ul>
  5. 6. Ulysses S. Grant
  6. 7. Total War <ul><li>Ulysses S. Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Destroy the South's ability to fight </li></ul><ul><li>Ordered Union army to destroy food, equipment, anything! </li></ul>
  7. 8. Confederate Victories <ul><li>Battle of Fredericksburg </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Chancellorsville </li></ul><ul><li>General Stonewall Jackson was killed by friendly fire </li></ul>
  8. 9. Battle of Shiloh <ul><li>Bloodiest battles of the war </li></ul><ul><li>North won and controlled the Mississippi </li></ul><ul><li>South could no longer use the river as a supply line </li></ul>
  9. 11. Gettysburg <ul><li>1863 </li></ul><ul><li>Left more than 50,000 dead or wounded </li></ul><ul><li>Ceremony to dedicate the fallen Lincoln read the Gettysburg Address </li></ul>
  10. 12. Gettysburg Address <ul><li>Civil War was a test to whether or not a democratic nation could survive </li></ul><ul><li>Reminded people that all men are created equal </li></ul>