Chapter 11 Guided Readings Chapter 11 Section 1 pp. 350-356 “The Opposing Sides”
Who received an offer from President Lincoln to command the Union’s troops?
Where were seven of the U.S.’s eight military colleges in 1860?
From where were more than three-quarters of the United States Navy’s officers in 1860?
How was population in the North and South a factor in the Civil War?
When was the Confederacy finally able to produce enough weapons, gunpowder, and ammunition to meet its needs?
What was the purpose of the Legal Tender Act?
What was the inflation rate in both the North and South by the end of the war?
Who were the War Democrats?
Who were the Peace Democrats?
Why did Republicans refer to Peace Democrats as “Copperheads”?
When did Congress introduce a militia law?
Why did President Lincoln suspend writs of habeas corpus?
Why did the British not want to support the Confederacy?
What was the result of the combination of rifles and trenches in the Civil War?
What was Confederate President Davis’s war strategy?
What was Winfield Scott’s strategy defeating the South?
Chapter 11 Section 2 pp. 357-363 “The Early Stages” Directions: Identifying Supporting Details Read each main idea. Use your textbook to supply the details that support or explain each main idea.
Main Idea: In the first few months of the Civil War, President Lincoln was under tremendous pressure to strike quickly against the South, and Confederate troops were gathering only 25 miles south of Washington DC, near Manassas Junction, or Bull Run.
Detail: The Union defeat at the First Battle of Bull Run made it clear that the North would need a ___ to defeat the South.
Main Idea: With Northern casualties rising to staggering levels, many Northerners began to agree that slavery had to end, in part to punish the South and in part to make the soldiers’ sacrifices worthwhile.
Detail: The ___ freed all enslaved persons in states still in rebellion after January 1, 1863, but not in the border states.
Chapter 11 Section 3 pp. 364-368 “Life During the War”