Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Created
Sep 27, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

A war in the U.S. fought from 1861 to 1865 American Civil War
The 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln
A battle fought July 1st-3rd 1863 battle of gettysburg
18th president of the United States Ulysses S Grant
Led the march to the sea William T Sherman
The commanding general of the confederate army of Northern Virginia Robert E Lee
stood like a stonewall in battle Stonewall Jackson
The confederate president Jefferson Davis
one of the first generals of the civil war George McClellan
the general after george McClellan that won the battle of gettysburg George Meade
the southern army confederate
The northern army Union
A sea fort in Charleston South Carolina Fort Sumter
The color worn or seen worn by the union Blue
the color warn or seen warn by confederates Red
swords muskets and breach loaders were all __________ in the civil war weapons
The first major battle Bull run
Proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln on Jan 1, 1863 and declared that all people held as slaves shall be free Emancipation
How many states left the United States to form the Confederate States of America? eleven
The Civil War was fought to put an end to ___________ slavery
The North _________ the Civil War won

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The Civil War Crossword

Created
Dec 6, 2016
Type
Crossword
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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

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Civil War Crossword

Created
Mar 10, 2016
Type
Crossword
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considered the most important engagement in the American Civil War Gettysburg
16th president Abraham Lincoln
first president of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
first state to secede from the Union South Carolina
first battle fought in Arkansas in the Civil War Big Sugar Creek
first battle fought in the Civil War (debatable) bull run
general for the Confederate States of America Robert E Lee
general for the Union Army (North) Ulysses S Grant
OFFICIAL start of the Civil War Fort Sumter
this is the name of the Courthouse where the Confederate Army officially surrendered Appomattox
A book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe during the Civil War Uncle Tom's Cabin
a Northern Abolitionist party formed in 1840 Liberty Party
after a fearsome skirmish in 1850, a savage war was sparked giving a state this name Bleeding Kansas
the bloodiest day in American History Antietam
this caused every man in America to join the army unless he could furnish a substitute or pay the government $300 Military Draft
a turning point in the Civil War Vicksburg
a person who was against slavery and tried to do something about it Abolitionist
one of the only major Civil War battles in Arkansas Calico Rock
this man completed the March to the Sea Sherman
slave that fought for the freedom of him and his wife in a Supreme Court Dred Scott

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

Created
May 12, 2016
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Crossword
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American law to ban slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico wilmont proviso
Nicknamed after the California gold rush forty niners
Taking states out the union secession
An underground tunnel for slaves underground railroad
Most famous for helping slaves escape through the underground railroad harriet tubman
Named after the South confederacy
American politician and senator from Mississippi Jefferson davis
American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery John brown
A popular vote on the constitution referendum
Stephen Douglas tried to avoid a dilemma formulating an answer became known as freeport doctrine
One of Tennessee's most prominent antebellum politicians john bell
The president of the United States wanting to end slavery abraham lincoln
a rebellion against slaveholders insurrection
American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Robert E. lee
One of the most famous battles of the civil war held in Pennsylvania Gettysburg
Named after the northern anti slavery states union
Known battle fought at a sea port in Charleston, South Carolina fort sumter
Nickname for confederate state soldiers rebels
Nicknamed after the union state soldiers yankees
Color of the northern troops blue
Color uniforms for the south troops grey
Words used to try and get ride of slavery abolish
States that were against slavery North
States that were for slavery south
Martial law in Missouri was supposed to suppress Union enemies. martial law
an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom dredd scott
A political party next to the democratics that can be also called "conscious"... wigs
Letting people decide what they want popular soverientry
a short-lived political party in the United States free soil party
A big state held by Mexico at first then for a while was its own little country texas

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Civil War Crossword

Created
Jan 12, 2017
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Killed in a theater Abraham Lincoln
largest Confederate military prison Andersonville
Became president aftre Lincoln's assassination Andrew Johnson
AKA Battle of Sharpsburg, Union Victory Antietam
Last engagement of Civil War Appomattox Court House
First major battle of Civil War Bull Run
Robert E. Lee's greatest victory Chancellorsville
executive order issued by Lincoln in 1863 Emancipation Proclamation
Supreme Court ruling involving trials EX PArte Milligan
granted African American men the right to vote fifteenth amendment
first "battle" of the Civil War Fort Sumter
granted newly-freed slaves citizenship fourteenth amendment
Organized the army of the Potomac George McClellan
battle that served as a turning point Gettysburg
famous speech by Lincoln Gettysburg Address
used to review the legality of a person's arrest Habeas Corpus
president of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis
radical abolitionist who led raid on Harper's Ferry John Brown
killed Lincoln John Wilkes Booth
AKA "The Savannah Campaign", conducted through Georgia March to the Sea
naval engagement at Hampton Roads, Virginia Monitor v Merrimack
violent disturbances in lower Manhattan due to working-class discontent New York City Draft Riot
Comanded Confederate army of North Virginia Robert E Lee
Major battle fought in Southwestern Tennesee, Union Victory Shiloh
occured immediately after and was due to Lincoln being elected president South Carolina Secedes
abolished slavery thirteenth amendment
one of the South's most successful generals Thomas StoneWall Jackson
Commanding General of Union, 18th President Ulysses S Grant
essentially split Confederacy in two, allowed Union control of the Mississippi Vicksburg
led the "March to the Sea" William Tecumseh Sherman

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Civil War Crossword

Created
Apr 7, 2016
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Crossword
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one of the parties in the civil war confederate
the month the war ended may
where #1 was located south
the opposite party union
the month the war started in april
where #4 was located north
the name of the general of the Confederate Army Robert
the name of the general of the Union Army Grant
the reason the war actually happened slavery
the place where the confederate surrendered Appomattox
what plantation owners thought Abraham Lincoln was Abolitionists
the name of the fort that the war was started at sumter
the name of the ranch that the last battle was fought at palmito
the turning point of the civil war gettysburg
a battle site where the union set off a mine petersburg
what happened to Lincoln at a play Assassination
the man who killed Lincoln booth
the southern states did this when they formed #19 secede
abbreviation for the 'country' the confederate formed csa
the first battle fought in northern territories Antietam
the southern states were considered this slave states
the place where the first major battle took place manassas
what the colonies needed to do to become a nation unite
one of the southern states that seceded (abbrevation) va
1 of the 22 northern states that formed the union (abbrevation) Ma
Abraham Lincoln was one of these republican
the nickname to a confederate general stonewall
the main cause of death during the war disease
one of the 2 'm' named ironclads monitor
the second 'm' named ships merrimack
the first paper currency in the colonies greenbacks
what happened to most soldiers if they got shot in a limb amputation
these people secretly fought in the war women
a form of transportation that was mostly in the north railroads
taxes on imports tariffs
regional loyalty sectionalism
the studying of the landscape of a battlefield topography
cutting off imports siege
the north did this overall win
the south did this overall lose

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Major People and Events in the Civil War Crossword

Created
Apr 10, 2016
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Crossword
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commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Robert E Lee
largest number of casualties in the war Battle of Gettysburg
led the Union Army Ulysses S Grant
lasted two days Battle of Chattanooga
is also known as the battle of Sharpsburg Battle of Antietam
led the United States through the Civil War Abraham Lincoln
president of the conferate states of America during the civil war Jefferson Davis
first major land battle in Civil War First Bull Run
bloodiest battle in American history at this time Battle of Shiloh
sealed confederacy fate by losssing Mississippi river Batle of Vicksburg
home to two of the battles in the Civil War Fort Sumter
confederate general after Robert E Lee Stonewall Jackson
Union general lost at the Second Bull Run John Pope
first of the seven days battles Battle of Oak Grove
described as a mystery man of the war George McClellan
Union general defeated at the Battle of Chancellorsville Joseph Hooker
took his memoir and published it making it a well known first hand accoun William Sherman
known for his unusual hair style Ambrose Burnside
war between two organized groups in the same state or country Civil War
11 southern states that seceded from United States Confederacy
states united Union

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Civil War Crossword

Created
Oct 3, 2016
Type
Crossword
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Culp's Hill and Devil's Den are here Gettysburg
The 54th Massachusetts famously attacked this fort wagner
Grant's victory that sealed the fate of Vicksburg in 1863 championhill
Cleburne and 6 other Confederate generals died here franklin
Stonewall captured 20,000 Union soldiers here in 1862 Hampton
Battle also known as the Battle of Fleetwood Hill brandystation
The culminating victory in Jackson's 1862 Valley campaign portrepublic
Confederate fort that protected the port of Wilmington, NC fortfisher
He led the Union attack against Jackson at Fredericksburg meade
The state for which the Confederate's greatest commerce raider was named for alabama
Confederate commander at Chickamauga and Chattanooga bragg
Early's morning success reversed by Sheridan's Ride cedarcreek
Battle where McDowell's charge up Henry House Hill failed bullrun
The largest Civil War battle in North Carolina bentonville
Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to William T Sherman near what station in NC. durhams
Union secretary of war staunton
He was the commanding general who attacked Washington DC Early
Hero in 1862, Goat in 1863 Stuart
Name of Petersburg area battle that involved the use of an explosive packed mine crater
Where Grant earned the name "Unconditional Surrender" donelson

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

Created
May 12, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

American law to ban slavery in any terriorty acquired from Mexico Wilmont Proviso
These people got their nicknames after the California Goldrush Forty niners
Taking states out of thier union secession
A type of tunnel used by slaves Underground railroad
The leader of the Underground railroad who helped many slaves escape Harriet Tubman
The south slave states Confederacy
American politition and senator from Mississippi Jefferson Davis
abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery John Brown
a popular vote on the constitution Referendum
articulated by Stephen A. Douglas at the second of the Lincoln-Douglas debates freeport doctrine
American politician, attorney, and planter, one of Tennessee's most prominent antebellum politicians John bell
President of the United States and the time who wanted to end slavery abraham lincoln
a rebellion against slave holders insurrection
American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Robert E. lee
Most famous battle of the civil war held in Pennsylvania Gettysburg
the North union
A battle fough at a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina fort sumter
Nickname for confederacy soilders rebels

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American Civil War Word Search

Created
May 30, 2016
Type
Word Search
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Stephen Douglas
Gettysburg
Vicksburg
Antietam
Reconstruction
Emancipation
Ulysses S. Grant
George McClellan
Stonewall Jackson
Robert E. Lee
Abraham Lincoln
Dred Scott

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Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Created
Nov 25, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Capital of the Confederate states of America Richmond
3 day battle which is seen as the turning point in the war Gettysburg
Original leader of union army fired after the 2nd battle of Bull Run GeorgeMcClellan
President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
General who led the confederate army RobertELee
First state to secede South Carolina
Siege which gave Union control of the Mississippi Vicksburg
President Lincolns two-minute speech asserted unity of U.S. Gettysburg Address
Bloodiest single day battle in American history Antietam
Destroyed south with total war tactics William Sherman
McClellan's replacement Ulysses Grant
Worst Confederate Prison Andersonville
First battle of the Civil War FortSumter
Where Lee surrendered to Grant Appomattox Court House
Died from pneumonia after being accidently shot by his own troops StonewallJackson

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