Type
Crossword
Description

Starting place of the Civil War Fort Sumter
Industry, population, Abraham Lincoln, railroad North Advantages
Fighting offense, unfamiliar terrain North Disadvantages
Fighting defense, familiar terrain, better generals South Advantages
Harder to industrialize, highly dependent on slaves, dependent on agriculture South Disadvantages
Destroy transportation and communications of the Confederate, the "Anaconda Plan" Union Strategy
Fight a defensive war, drag out the war for as long as possible Confederate Strategy
Union captured this port between Savannah, GA, and Charleston, SC Port Royal
British land and sea campaign that cut off and forced the surrender of Charleston Siege of Charleston
Military strategy that called for the freeing of slaves in all areas that had not been captured by the Union Emancipation Proclamation
First combat submarine to sink a warship (after 3 tries) The Hunley
Deliberately destroying towns, plantations, homes, and railroads Total War
Union General's attempt to wage total war Sherman's March to the Sea
The Union won because the Confederacy __________ Surrendered
Where the Confederacy surrendered Appomattox Courthouse

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 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

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

Civil War Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Kansas-Nebraska Act
Railroads
Underground Railroad
Secede
Plantation
Mills
Ulysses S Grant
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
Cotton Gin
Industry
Missouri Compromise
Fort Sumter
South Carolina
Richmond
Bull Run
Antietam
Bleeding Kansas
Union
Confederacy
Dred Scott
Robert E Lee
Fugitive Slave Act
Abolitionist

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)

Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

industry
agriculture
abolitionists
abraham lincoln
america
american indians
appomattox court house
civil
confederacy
first battle of bull run
free african americans
harriet tubman
john brown
merrimack
monitor
nat turner
north
richmond
robert e lee
slaves
south
ulysses s grant
union
war
west virginia

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

U.S. Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Peace
Enemy
Death
Interrogation
Weapon
Territory
Surrender
Musket
Massacre
Industry
Federal
Caliber
Secede
Blockade
Emancipation
Confederacy
Plantation
Freedom
Grant
Lincoln
Confederate
Yankee
Bull run
Army
Harriet Tubman
Slavery
Abolitionist
North
South
Union

Chapter 11: Civil War Crossword

Type
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

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