Glossary of Chapter 19 Studyguide
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- Fort Sumter
- federal outpost in charleston, South Carolina, that was attacked by confederates in April, 1861, sparking the civil war.
- Border States
- slave states that didnt join the confederacy and lay btween the U.S and C.S
- Cotton Diplomacy
- The south tried to win over Britan by selling them cotton, but Bbritan didnt need cotton. they needed food, and cotton doesnt taste 2 good. haha south.
- First Battle of Bull Run
- 1st major battle of ze war, C.S.A won, and showed dat the war wud not b won easily.
- warships heavily armored with iron
- Siege of Vicksburg
- union armies 6 week blockadeof vicksburg that led the city 2 surrender during ze war.
- Emancipation Proclomation
- document by lincoln that freed the slaves
- escaped or captured slaves taken in by union army during the war.
- 54th Massachusetes Infantry
- black civil war regiment that helped capture fort wagner in south carolina.
- northern democrats who opposed the war and called themselves peace democrats.
- Habeas corpus
- constitunial protction against unlawful imprisonment
- Battle of Gettysburg
- union civil war victory. turned the tide against C.S.A
- Picketts charge
- failed confederate attack at battle of gettysburg
- gettysburg address
- speech given by lincoln praising union soliders and renewing his will 2 win the war.
- total war
- type of war where an army destroys its enemies ability 2 fite by military, civilian, and economic resources.
- Appomattox court house
- the place where the C.S.A surrendered.
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