Type
Crossword
Description

What was the biggest battle of the Civil War? Gettysburg
Who was the president during the war? Lincoln
What was the main cause of the Civil War? Slavery
Where did soldiers stay? Tents
What is another name for soldiers? Veterans
What do you call conflicts in the war? Battles
What 2 nations were fighting? South and the North
What were soldiers with a higher power called? Commander
Which animal was popular among soldiers? Dogs
What material was the uniform made out of? Wool

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

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

Antebellum America, Slavery, and the Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____ were mainly people from the North and runaway slaves. abolitionists
Lincoln had to _______ to get people to vote for him so he could become president again. campaign
There were many _______ in the civil war. Shiloh, Antietam, Stones River, and Gettysburg were all some of the most violent and had the most ________ that America had seen. casualties
The _______ were mainly from the south and wanted to stay seceded from the Union. confederates
There were many _____ slaves so the enforced a law that states that if you help a _____ slave you could be imprisoned. fugitive
The battle of ________ was one of the most gruesome battles America had seen yet. gettysburg
The South wanted to ____ the Union so they could have there own economy with no one trying to stop it. secede
____ was a big part of the economy for the South, but the North did not like it. slavery
There were many _______ throughout the war. One of the North"s _______ was the Anaconda plan. strategies
The _____ wanted the South to stay with them and slavery to end North
The ______ wanted slavery because it was a big part of their economy South
Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri were all ____________ border states
Many men _____ to be a soldier in the War enlisted
In many battles the troops had to ______ their troops do to, too many casualties reinforce
armed pro-slavery people were also know as ___________ border ruffians

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

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

Civil War People and Events Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Honest, Republican Abraham Lincoln
Union General Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate President Jefferson Davis
Bloodiest Battle of the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg
Last engagement of the Union and Confederate armies Battle of Palmito Ranch
First Civil War Battle First Battle of Bull Run
Sideburns Ambrose Burnside
"StoneWall" Thomas Jackson
Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Founded the Red Cross Clara Barton
Bedding or blanket Bedroll
Large group of soldiers Brigade
Escaped slaves Contraband
Freedom from slavery Emancipation
Leaving the Army without permission Desertation
Ship with armor Ironclad
Northerners, abolitionist Republican Party
Pro-slavery, southerners Democratic party

Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ABRAHAM LINCOLN
AMERICA
ASSASSINATION
BATTLES
BLUE
CIVIL WAR
CLARA BARTON
CONFEDERACY
COTTON
FIGHT
FLAG
FORD'S THEATRE
FREEDOOM
GENERAL ROBERT L. LEE
GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT
HARRIET TUBMAN
NURSES
RED
SLAVE PLANTATIONS
SLAVES
SPY
THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
UNION
WHITE

Civil War Crossword Puzzle - 8th Grade Olson

Type
Crossword
Description

What was the biggest killer in the Civil War? Diarrhea
What was the 1st state to secede? South Carolina
Where were the majority of battles fought? South
Where did General Lee surrender? Appomattox Court House
Who was the president of the U.S during the Civil War? Abraham Lincoln
Who was the presidents of the Confederate States of America? Jefferson Davis
What was the battle that started the war? Fort Sumter
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War was? Antietam
What was the Northern's strategy? Anaconda Plan
Who was the commander at the end of the Civil War? Ulysses S. Grant
What was the Confederate's strategy? King Cotton
When did the war end? April 9, 1865
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do? Freed slaves in Confederate states.
Who was the main general of the Confederacy? Robert E. Lee
What was the name of Lincoln's famous speech? Gettysburg Address
The south didn't want a powerful ____ government. central
Who where in the 54th Massachusetts Regiment? African-Americans
How many Union states were there? 24
How many Confederacy states were there? 11
The largest group of soldiers were from what occupation? Farmers
The majority of Civil War soldiers were between __ and __ years of age. 18 & 30
How did women aid in the war? Nurses, spies, did men's jobs
The South wanted each ___ to set their own law. This was called __ __. state, state's rights
The North said secession was a __. treason

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