• CHAPTER SIXTEEN: THE CIVIL WAR, 1861–1865 

    Fort Sumter-

     

    Southern Rx-

     

    Northern Rx-

     

    The Border States-

     

    The Battle of Bull Run-

     

    The Relative Strengths of North and South-

     

    Lincoln as War President-

     

    Expanding the Power of the Federal Government

                Legal Tender Act-

                National Bank Act-

                Morrill Tariff Act-

                Homestead Act-

                Morrill Land Grant Act-

     

    Diplomatic Objectives-

     

    Jefferson Davis as Confederate President-

     

    Confederate Disappointment

    “Cotton Diplomacy”-

     

     Finances-

     

    Contradictions of Southern Nationalism-

     


    The War in Northern Virginia-


     

    Shiloh and the War for the Mississippi-


     

    The War in the Trans-Mississippi West-


     

    The Naval War-

     

    The Black Response-

     


    Emancipation Proclamation-


     

    Black Fighting Men-


     

    The Toll of War-

     


    Army Nurses-


     

    The Life of the Common Soldier-


    Wartime Politics

                Copperheads-

     

    Economic and Social Strains on the North-


     

    The New York City Draft Riots-


     

    The Failure of Southern Nationalism-


     

    The Turning Point- 1863

               

                Gettysburg-

     

    Vicksburg-

     

    Sherman’s March to the Sea

     


    The 1864 Election

                Atlanta

     


    Appomattox

     


    Death of a President

     
     
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