Civil War Crossword

Created
Dec 1, 2016
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The bloodiest battle of the civil war Gettysburg
People who opposed slavery Abolitionists
President of the Untied States during the civil war Abraham Lincoln
Someone running away from legal authorities Fugitive
When the war targets not only enemy soldiers but the land as well Total War
the act of leaving a union Secession
A warship that used to be wooden but now has iron plating Ironclad
a small waterway that leads to a larger body of water Tributaries
A legal order that gives prisoners the right to be heard in court, suspended by Abraham Lincoln during the civil war Habeas corpus
slave states that didn't secede. These border states are Maryland, Kentucky, Delaware, and Missou Border states
abolitionist John Brown led a raid on an arsenal, or military storage site for weapons in Harpers Ferry, Virginia. His intention was to arm slaves to start a revolt against slaveholders. Citizens and troops stopped him, and he was given the death sentence. Harpers Ferry
the president of the Confederate States of America. Jefferson Davis
deaths, injuries, and missings in battle and in wars. Casualties
the Confederates were demanding surrender to Fort Sumter and the Fort was in need of supplies. Jefferson Davis commanded that his troops attack before the Union’s supplies arrived. Without supplies or hope, the Union surrendered. This marked the start of the Civil War. Fort Sumter
A major confederate general. Along with General “Stonewall” Jackson, he lead Confederate forces to many victories against much larger groups of Union forces. He lead in battles such as Gettysburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg, And more Robert Lee

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The Civil War Crossword

Created
Dec 6, 2016
Type
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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
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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

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May 12, 2016
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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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Causes of the Civil War Word Search

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May 6, 2015
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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

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Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Created
Sep 27, 2016
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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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Civil War Crossword

Created
Feb 23, 2016
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a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. Abolitionist
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865 Abe Lincoln
the action of annexing something, especially territory. annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons. Assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era (1865–1877). Carpetbagger
fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Civil War
a southern soldier confederate
a plant that is farmed by slaves Cotton
landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free you have no rights Dred Scott Case
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation. Emancipation
a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War. FortSumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means. Freedman
state that doesn't allow slavery FreeState
passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. FugitiveSlaveAct
a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States. Harpers Ferry
the production of goods or services within an economy. Industry
an American politician who was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War, and the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Jefferson Davis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. John Brown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted. Missouri Compromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers. Overseer
a large piece of land usually in a tropical or semitropical area where one crop is specifically planted for widespread commercial sale and usually tended by resident laborers. Plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance. Proclamation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler. Rebel
Southern whites who supported Reconstruction and the Republican Party, after the American Civil War. Scalawags
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization. Secede
a legal or economic system in which principles of property law are applied to humans allowing them to be classified as property, to be owned, bought and sold accordingly, and they cannot withdraw unilaterally from the arrangement. Slavery
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Underground Railroad
the state of being united or joined. Union

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Civil war and Reconstruction Crossword

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Oct 14, 2016
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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

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

Created
May 12, 2016
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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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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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Chapter 17 The Tide of War Turns Crossword Puzzle

Created
May 4, 2017
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Crossword
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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

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