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Confederates win two battles to stop a Union invasion of the Red River area



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Confederates win two battles to stop a Union invasion of the Red River area.




12.2 - The Civil War and Texas
Vocabulary:

arsenals – a storehouse for weapons
blockade – closes a port by positioning ships to keep people or supplies

from moving in or out

The War Begins
the United States government declared that it was illegal to secede

Southerners argued that they freely joined the Union, and they could freely leave it

the Confederate capital was Richmond, Virginia

Confederate States of America President – Jefferson Davis

the Confederate leader was General Robert E Lee

Confederate states took control of federal forts, navy yards, and arsenals

Confederates captured all federal property in Texas

Union troops were forced out of the state

on April 12, 1861, Confederate troops fired on Fort Sumter, South Carolina this


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