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He also suspended in that state the writ of ________ a court order that requires authorities to bring a person held in jail before the court to determine why he or she is being jailed habeas corpus
The government also passed the ___________________________ of 1863, which set up a system of federally chartered banks, set requirements for loans, and provided for banks to be inspected national bank act
The July 3 infantry charge was part of a three-day battle at ________ gettysburg
The two armies fought on September 17 beside a sluggish creek called the antietam
Grant in turn appointed _________________________________ as commander of the military division of the Mississippi. william tecumseh sherman
Union nurse _______ often cared for the sick and wounded at the front lines. clara barton
During the first four days of May, the South defeated the North at ______________Virginia chancellorsville
After a series of battles, Johnston was wounded, and command of the army passed to robert e. lee
Grant gathered his troops near a small Tennessee church named _______ shiloh
a rumpled West Point graduate who had failed at everything he had tried in civilian life—weather as farmer, bill collector, real estate agent, or store clerk ulysses s. grant
Those arrested included ________ Northern Democrats who advocated peace with the South copperhead
after a snake that suffocates its victims in its coils Because the Confederacy’s goal was its own survival as a nation anaconda plan
Lee and Grant met to arrange a Confederate surrender on April 9, 1865, in a Virginia village called __________________________ appomattox court house
An island in charleston harbor fort sumter
“remade America.” Before the war, people said, “The United States are.” After Lincoln’s speech, gettysburg address
was one of only two Confederate holdouts preventing the Union from taking complete control of the Mississippi River an important waterway for transporting goods vicksburg
In 1863 Congress enacted the tax law that authorized the nation’s first _______ a tax that takes a specified percentage of an individual’s income income tax

Chapter 11: Civil War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A tax on earnings Income tax
Where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865, thus ending the Civil War Appomattox Court House
An ironclad ship used by the North in the Civil War Monitor
Legislation passed in 1863 to make banking safer for investors National Bank Act
An ironclad ship used by the South in the Civil War Merrimack
A northern Democrat who advocated making peace with the Confederacy during the Civil War Copperhead
An international organization that provides relief to people in times of war or natural disaster Red Cross
A 3 part strategy by which the Union proposed to defeat the Confederacy in the Civil War Anaconda Plan
A famous speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln in November 1863, ay the dedication of a national cementery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg Gettysburg Address
An amendment to the U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1865, that has abolished slavery and involuntary servitude Thirteenth Amendment
A court order requiring authorities to bring a prisoner before the court so that the court can determine whether the prisoner is being held legally Habeas Corpus
The drafting of citizens for military service Conscription
An execution order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, freeing the slaves in all regions behind Confederate lines Emancipation Proclamation

Chapter 11: THE CIVIL WAR Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A three part strategy by which the union proposed to defeat the confederacy in the civil war Anaconda plan
Town near Appomattox, Virginia, where lee surrendered to grant on April 9,1865, thus ending the ending the civil war. Appomattox court house
The drafting of citizens for military service Conscription
A northern democrat who advocated making peace with the confederacy during the civil war Copperhead
An execution order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1,1863, freeing the slaves in all regions behind confederate lines Emancipation proclamation
A famous speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln in November 1863, at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the battle of Gettysburg Gettysburg address
A court order requiring authorities to bring a prisoner before the court so that the court can determine whether the prisoner is being held legally Habeas corpus
A tax on earnings Income tax
An ironclad ship used by the south in the civil war Merrimack
An ironclad ship used by the north in the civil war Monitor
Legislation passed in 1863 to make banking safer for investors. It’s provisions included a system of federally chartered banks, new requirements for loans, and a system for the inspection of banks National bank act
An international organization that provides relief to people in times of war or natural disasters, Clara Barton founded the American branch in 1881 Red cross
An amendment to the u.s constitution,adopted in 1865,that has abolished slavery and involuntary servitude Thirteenth amendment

Civil War Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

Civil War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

The Civil War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Civil War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Civil War Crossword

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Description

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

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

Civil War Battles Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The site of the opening shots of the Civil War Fort Sumter
The first major battle of the Civil War Bull Run
The capital of the Confederacy Richmond
The capital of the Union. Washington DC
The nickname for a Confederate general gained at Bull Run. Stonewall
Revolutionary armored ships that changed naval warfare forever. Ironclads
Another name for the South in the Civil War Confederacy
Another name for the North during the Civil War Union
This battle was the bloodiest day in American history. Antietam
Union general who won major victory at Shiloh. Ulysses S Grant
Name of the Union war plan to defeat the South. Anaconda Plan
The Union wins a major victory here, turning the tide against the South. Gettysburg
The fall of this city gives control of the Mississippi River to the Union. Vicksburg
Using the navy to try to strangle an opponent's trade Blockade
The brilliant general of the South that turned down service in the Union army. Robert E Lee