Type
Crossword
Description

what was the withdrawl of eleven southern states in 1860 that particpated in the civil war? secession
who was the abolitionist that was executed in 1959 after a failed attempt at armed slave rebellion at harpers ferry? johnbrown
which political party emerged to keep slavery out of the western territories? freesoilparty
what was the secret network of conductors that helped runaway slaves escape to the north? undergroundrailroad
where was the first shots of the civil war fierd? fortsumter
what is general scotts strategy to blockade ports get control the mississippi riverand invade the south? anaconda plan
what was lincolns primary gola in his early presidency? preserve the union
who was the general that lead the south throughout the civil war? robertelee
what was issued by lincoln in 1862 that freed the slaves in the staes that werein the rebelion? emancipation proclamation
the active recruitment of the black soliders in the north led to the creation of whart regiment? 54th massachusetts
what battle was the turnin point of the was for the confederacy? gettysburg
what is the concept of complete and massive warfare including civilian and military targets? total war
who was the union general that accepted lees surrender at the appomatox court house? grant
lincoln was assassinated by this indidual on april 14 1865? jonh wilkes booth
what was the period of time called after the civil war when the devestated south was being rebuilt? reconstruction
what did the 13th amendment to the constitutuion do? banslavery
which agency was established to help former enslaved people adjust to freedom? freedmensbureau
which person ignored the decrees of congress so this president had charges brought upon him? andrew johnson
what group used fear and violence to deny rights to newly freed americans? kukluxklan

The Civil War Crossword

Type
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 Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A war between two groups of citizens of the same country. Civil War
A public announcement made by Abraham Lincoln that ended slavery in the rebellion states. Emancipation Proclamation
President of the Union during the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Was president of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Jefferson Davis
The speech Lincon gave after a battle that declared the battlefield a national cemetary. Gettyburg Address
A ship made of iron. ironclad
The north was known as what Union
The south was known as what? Confederacy
Where did Lee surrender to Grant? Appomatox
What was the bloodies one day battle in American history? Antietam
Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln? John Wilkes Booth
Who was the first state to suceed from the Union? South Carolina
Where were the first shots fired of the American Civil War? Fort Sumter
How many casualties were there at Fort Sumter? zero
The general that lead the March to Sea. Sherman
The Confederate capital most of the Civil War. Richmond
The Union capital most of the Civil War. Washington, DC
States that did not choose a side during the Civil War border states

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

Type
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

Reconstruction Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The fiercely abolitionist group that controlled Congress during Reconstruction Radical Republicans
The system of farming that was widely implemented in the South after the Civil War sharecropping
The term for putting a President on trial impeachment
The derogatory term given to Northerners who moved to the South after the Civil War carpetbaggers
White supremasist terror group created after the Civil War Ku Klux Klan
The agency that was created to help newly freed slaves adjust to their new lives Freedmens Bureau
System in which workers are forced to work off debts before they can find a new job dept peonage
The amendment that officially ended slavery in the United States 13th Amendment
Became president after Lincoln's assassination Andrew Johnson
The amendment that granted citizenship to everyone born in the United States 14th Amendment
The derogatory term given to white Southerners who cooperated with northern Reconstruction officials scalawags
The era of rebuilding in the South Reconstruction
Laws passed after Reconstruction ended that segregated blacks from whites Jim Crow Laws
The amendment that gave all male citizens, including black men, the right to vote 15th Amendment
Low point of race relations from 1877 through the 1950's Nadir

Civil War Crossword

Type
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 Reconstruction Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A term that describes a former slave who was released from slavery. Freedmen
Amendment that abolished slavery. Thirteenth
Amendment that assured the rights of anyone, including African Americans, who were born in America. Fourteenth
This system of agriculture eventually led to legal slavery. his is when a tenant could use land in exchange for a portion of the crop harvested. Sharecropping
This Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. Fifteenth
Northern whites who moved to the South and served as republican leaders during reconstruction for profit. Usually carried there belongings in a carpet bag. Carpetbaggers
Southern whites who supported republican policy throughout reconstruction. Scalawags
To kill by hanging without due process of the law. Lynch
To attempt to take a president out of office for high crimes. would be to ______ him/her. Impeach
Laws designed to enforce segregation of blacks from whites. Jim Crow Laws
Vice President to Lincoln; President after Lincoln's assassination. Johnson
Presidential power to keep congress from passing a law. President Johnson did this the most, using this power twenty-nine times. Veto
A clan started by ex confederate soldiers that used violence to try to restore democratic control to the South, and to keep white supremacy. Ku Klux Klan
Financial panic during Grant’s presidency which caused a market crash and many banks to close down. Panic of 1873
President after Johnson; Union general; Often refered to as a "Great General, Lousy President". Grant
A set of laws limiting the rights of freedmen in the South. Black Codes
A social system used to keep blacks separate from whites. Segregation
The period after the Civil War in which the South was rebuilt and reorganized before being readmitted to the Union. Reconstruction
Act/Law passed in 1866 intended to protect the right of African American. This act was vetoed by Johnson, but still passed by Congress. Civil Rights Act
An agency set of to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It provided food, clothing and work for them. FreedmensBureau

Civil war and Reconstruction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what was the name of the US fort where the opening battle of the Civil War took place? (2) Fort Sumter
Who was president of the confederacy during the Civil War? (2) Jefferson Davis
what was the name of reformers who saw slavery as evil (1) abolitionists
who became president in 1860 and hated slavery (2) Abraham Lincoln
what was the name of a white abolitionist who raided a federal arms depot (2) John Brown
what was the name of the Union military strategy to blockade southern ports (2) Anaconda Plan
what was the name of the novel published in 1852 by Harriet Beecher (3) uncle toms cabin
term for which congress can put a president on trial (1) impeachment
what was the name for President Lincoln's lenient plan for re-integrating the south (2) 10% plan
which amendment ended slavery? (2) 13th amendment
man who became President after Lincoln's assassination (2) Andrew johnson
which state was the ONLY state that refused to ratify the 13th amendment until February of 2013 (1) Mississippi
amendment that gave all citizens, black or white, that were 21 years old or older the right to vote? (2) 15th amendment
term given to white northerners who moved to the south after the Civil War and Reconstruction (1) carpetbaggers
name for the codes that severely restricted the rights of black people (2) black codes

Chapter 17 The Tide of War Turns Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The Emancipation Proclamation freed all slaves in the ________ states. Confederate
This man argued for the recruitment of African American soldiers in the civil war. Frederick Douglass
Lincoln's main opponents were known as _____. Copperheads
This was a result of the north and the south in need of more soldiers. Conscription
An increase in price and decrease in value, highly common in the south. Inflation
One of the worst prison camps in the north. Elmira
________ ______ served as a spy for the Union in South Carolina. Harriet Tubman
The Battle of ___________ was caused because soldiers from the Confederate army needed shoes. Gettysburg
He defeated the Confederate troops at the Siege of Vicksburg. Ulysses S. Grant
The thirteenth amendment banned ______. Slavery
An immediate effect of the Civil War was the reconstruction of the _____. South
One cause of the civil war was the firing on ____ ______. Fort Sumter
Because of the war, the _______ grew strong and powerful. government
This had begun to replace farming during the civil war. Industry
This was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Antietam

Unit 9 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This amendment abolished slavery thirteenth amendment
This general led the Union Army Ulysses S. Grant
This general led the Confederate Army. Robert E. Lee
This major event in history was based on the conflicts of the North and South and the issues of slavery US Civil War
These laws limited the civil rights of the movement to freedom. Black Codes
An immigrant from Chile who was in the Navy. Phillip Bazaar
The governmental plan to bring back the stated that seceded during the Civil War. Reconstruction Era
The location where General Lee surrended to General Grant, ending the violence of the Civil War. Appomatox Court House
The first battle of the Civil War. Fort Sumter
Abe Lincoln's anti-slavery political party. Republicans
Northern victory that led the Union to full possesion of the Mississippi River. Vicksburg
Equal protection of laws and due process for all. Fourteenth Amendment
Lincoln decided to declare the Emancipation Proclamation after the bloodiest battle. Battle of Antietam
President of the US Civil War Andrew Johnson
First African American to serve in Congress. Hiram Rhodes Revel

Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Type
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