Type
Word Search
Description

Confederate
Alexander Stephens
State Rights
Secession of GA
Missouri Compromise
Nullification
Slavery
Election of 1860
Dress Scott Case
Andersonville
March to the Sea
Shermans ATL Campaign
Chickamauga
Emancipation Proclamation
Antietam

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

US History Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Abolitionist
Antebellum
Antietam
Atlanta
Battle of Bull Run
Calvary
Confederate
Emancipation
Fords Theatre
Fort Sumpter
Frederick Douglass
Fredricksburg
Gettysburg
Greenbacks
Harriet Tubman
Jefferson Davis
John Wilkes Booth
Kit Carson
Lincoln
Mason Dixon Line
Merrimack
Monitor
North
Proclamation
Rebel
Robert E Lee
Secession
Sherman
Shiloh
Slavery
South
Stonewall Jackson
Ulysses Grant
Union
Vicksburg
Yankee

Causes of the Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Secession
Fort Sumter
Confederate state
Raid on Harpers Ferry
Lincoln Douglas Debates
Dred Scott Decision
Brooks Sumner
Bleeding Kansas
Republicans
Nat Turner
Uncle Tom
Fugitive Act
Wilmot Proviso
Underground Railroad
Missouri Compromise
abolitionists
states rights
Economic Differences
Cotton Gin
Slavery

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To do away with slavery Abolition
when a sate can decide if it wants to be a slave or a free state Popular Sovereignty
When a state decides to ignore a federal law Nullification
when the southern states left the union Secession
Right for states to govern themselves States Rights
Compromise that abolished slavery in d.c and started the fugitive slave act Compromise of 1850
Maine was a free state and Missouri was a slave state but slavery was prohibited north of 36, 30 line Missouri Compromise
This act allowed Kansas and Nebraska to vote on wheather or not they wanted to be a free or slave state Kansas-Nebraska Act
The worst confederate prisoner of war camp Andersonville
Strategy that the north used to surround the south so they could not import or export anything Anaconda Plan
The ________________Proclamation that freed all the states in the south Emancipation
Case that denied citizens to African Americans and ruled that slaves have no rights Dred Scott Case
The battle of__________ was the turning point of the civil war Gettysburg
Event that lead to the capture of Atlanta Atlanta Campaign
Bloodiest day of fighting during the civil war Battle of Antietam
Belief that one part of the country is better than the other Sectionalism
Document that accepted the compromise of 1850 Georgia Platform
President during the civil war (elected in 1860 Abraham Lincoln
The battle of_____________ was the largest battle fought in Georgia Chickamauga
Southern ships that tried to break the blockade that the union had in place to stop the south from importing and exporting Blockade Runners

Chapter 15 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a war between citizens of the same country civil war
The practice or act of owning slaves. Slavery
the act of cancelling something nullification
the rights and powers held by individual US states rather than by the federal government states' rights
a settlement of a dispute between slave and free states, contained in several laws passed during 1820 and 1821 Missouri compromise
a package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850, which defused a four-year political confrontation between slave and free states regarding the status of territories acquired during the Mexican–American War (1846–1848). Compromise of 1850
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provided southern slaveholders with legal weapons to capture slaves who had escaped to the free states. Fugitive Slave Act
was a statement executed by a Georgia Convention in Milledgeville, Georgia on December 10, 1850 in response to the Compromise of 1850. Georgia Platform
allowed citizens in the Kansas and Nebraska territories to decide locally whether to allow slavery Kansas-Nebraska Act
A controversial ruling made by the Supreme Court in 1857, shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War. Dred Scott
pitted four candidates against each other: Stephen Douglas for the Northern Democrats, John C. Breckenridge for the Southern Democrats, John Bell for the Constitutional Union Party, and Abraham Lincoln for the Republican Party. Election of 1860
an American lawyer and politician from Georgia, and the Confederate vice president throughout the American Civil War. Alexander Stephens
the action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body, especially a political state. secession

Civil War Battles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

First shot fired in the Civil War Fort Sumter
First clash of ironclads Hampton Roads
This siege spelled the end of the confederacy. Petersburg
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Antietam
The low point of the Civil war for the Union Fredericksburg
Ended hopes of South regaining Tennessee Shiloh
First sizable engagement of the Civil War First Bull Run
Confederate General Robert E. Lee cemented his reputation as a great general Second Bull Run
One of the few times the Confederate forces were on the offense rather than the defense Chickamauga
The turning point of the Civil War Gettysburg
Opened the way for a full scale attack on Atlanta by General Sherman Chattanooga
With this defeat, the Confederacy was split in two by the Mississippi River Vicksburg
This was the greatest Confederate victory of the Civil War Chancellorsville
Marked the beginning of Sherman’s march to the sea Atlanta
Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses Grant Appomattox Court House
General Sherman and his troops marched from Atlanta, GA to the sea in Savannah, GA March to the Sea
The capture of these forts guaranteed Union control of Kentucky Fort Henry (and Fort Donelson)
Grant’s biggest defeat by Lee Cold Harbor
Grant’s first confrontation with Robert E. Lee Wilderness (and Spotsylvania)

Causes of the Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The division of North and South. Sectionalism
"The Great Compromiser." Henry Clay
Escaped Slave that was caught in Boston, But was then bought freedom by the people of Boston. Anthony Burns
Any land aquired from Mexico would be by law, a free state. Wilmont Proviso
Attack led by John Brown. Pottawatomie Massacre
a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Toms Cabin
He wrote the Liberator and was a leading Abolitionist. William Lyod Garrison
A series of violent attacks caused by slavery and Political standings. Bleeding Kansas
The withdrawl of one or more States from America. secession
First state that seceded after Lincolns election. South Carolina
The Little Giant. Stephen Douglas
Enslaved African American who attempted to sue his master. Dred Scott
Judege for the Dred Scott case of 1857. Roger B Taney
16th President. Abraham Lincoln
president elected after the election of 1860. John C Brekinridege
Man who attacked Charles Sumner at his crimes against Kansas speech. Preston Brooks
A slave revolt that killed about 60 people led by. Nat Turner
powerful Abolitionist, he was an adviser to president Lincoln and lent strong support to the women's right movement. Fredrick Douglass
the only candidate ever nominated for the Know Nothings in a presidential election. James Buchanan
Act that allowed Kansas to decide for itself if it wanted to be a free or slave state. KansasNebraska act

SS8H5 crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The compromise between the north and the south that allowed California to enter the union in exchange for the passage of the fugitive slave act Compromise of 1850
The Supreme Court ruling a declared slaves are not citizens of the United States Dred Scott case
The act that required Riley slaves to be returned to their masters if car anywhere in United States Fugitive slave act
In the election of 1860 who defeated three opponents to win the presidency Abraham Lincoln
The compromise that brought Missouri into the union as a slave state and Maine as a free state Missouri compromise
The act of separating from the nation or state and becoming independent Secession
The act of making legal null in void Nullification
Georgia political who was a US senator Georgia governor in vice President of the CSA Alexander Stephens
Union strategy which Inc. a plan to blockade southern ports in capture the Mississippi river Anaconda plan
Inseam civil war prisoner-of-war camp in Macon Ga Andersonville
A one day battle that allow you enforces to inch closer into the city in the Atlanta campaign Battle of Atlanta
Confederate victory in the largest battle fought in Georgia Battle of chickamuaga
Battle of_____Church union victory during Sherman’s Atlanta campaign Ezra
The battle of _______Creek was a user during during Shermans Atlanta campaign Peachtree
Private southern ships that attempted to break the union blockade Blockade runners
Warships covered and steel and iron used in the Civil War Ironclads
Union complain led by William T Sherman March to the sea
Document it’s cleared all slaves in the rebels states would be freed if the south did not return to the union Emancipation Proclamation
All of the assets that are used or can be used or targeted Scorched earth policy
US Civil War union army leader known for Sherman’s march William T Sherman

Chapter 15 Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

loyalty to a state or section rather than the whole country Sectionalism
A proslavery person who rode from Missouri to Kansas to battle antislavery forces Border Ruffian
Senator from Illinois who wrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act Stephen Douglas
Bill that would ban slavery in the territories acquired after the war with Mexico. Proposed by David Wilmot Wilmost Proviso
The Fugitive ________ Act enforced all citizens to assist in returning runaway slaves Slave
The concept that people could vote on whether their state would be free or slave Popular Sovereignty
Author of the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850. Known as the "Great Compromiser" Henry Clay
The Kansas-_______ Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and advocated popular sovereignty Nebraska
President James _______ was elected in 1856 and was the only President from Pennsylvania Buchanan
John ______ was a violent abolitionist who murdered slaveholders in Kansas and held a raid at Harpers Ferry to incite a slave rebellion Brown
_______ Kansas is the nickname given to the Kansas Territory because of the violence that took place there Bleeding
Free Soilers, northern Whigs, and antislavery Democrats formed the __________ Party to stop slavery from expanding Republican
A Missouri slave who sued to end his slavery by arguing that living in free territory made him a free man Dred Scott
The series of 7 Illinois debates for a seat in the Senate helped this individual to become a national figure Lincoln
The formal withdrawal of a state from the Union Secession
The _________ States of America was formed in 1861 by the Southern states after their secession from the Union Confederate
South Carolina seceded from the Union after Lincoln won the ________ of 1860 Election
President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis

Civil War Crossword

Type
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