The American Civil War

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The American Civil War by Mind Map: The American Civil War

1. California

1.1. Vermont

2. Orgen

3. Kansas

4. Minesota

5. Iowa

6. Illinios

7. Indiania

8. Pennsylvania

8.1. Minnesota

9. New York

9.1. Illinois

9.2. Wisconsin

10. New Jersey

10.1. Michigan

11. Connecticut

11.1. Kansas

11.2. Ohio

11.3. Rhode Island

12. New Hampshire

12.1. Iowa

13. Maine

13.1. Indiana

13.2. Oregon

14. Texas

15. Louisiana

16. Mississippi

17. Alabama

18. Georgia

19. Flordia

20. South Carolinia

21. Missouri

22. Kentucky

23. West Virginia

24. Maryland

25. Delaware

26. The confederate strategy was to hope that Britain's need of cotton would force the british to support them.

27. The union strategy was to blockade southern seaports and gain control of the Mississippi river.

28. Matthew Brady was most famous for his very good photographs of the civil war.

29. Fort Sumter is a Third System masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. The fort is best known as the site upon which the shots initiating the American Civil War were fired, at the Battle of Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861

30. The first battle of bull run was It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War.

31. General Ulysses S. Grant lead the most successful armies in the west.

32. The battle of Shiloh was the bloodiest battle in American history and if forced the Confederates to retreat.

33. The political and commercial importance of New Orleans, as well as its strategic position, marked it out as the objective of a Union expedition soon after the opening of the Civil War.

34. Lee began the Seven Days Battles on June 25 and effectively defeated Union Major General George B. McClellan's offensive.

35. With McClellan neutralized, Lee moved north in August and routed Union forces at the Second Battle of Manassas on August 28-30. With Union forces in disarray, Lee began planning to invade Maryland.

36. The Battle of Antietam was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil.

37. The Emancipation Proclamation was an order issued to all segments of the Executive branch. It proclaimed all those enslaved in Confederate territory to be forever free.

38. The Emancipation Proclamation declared that African-American me of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States.

39. The 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that saw extensive service in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

40. The riots were triggered mainly by foraging armies, both Union and Confederate.

41. Conscription is the compulsory enlistment of people in some sort of national service, most often military service.

42. The American economy was caught in transition on the eve of the Civil War. The United States became one of the world's leading industrial powers by 1900.

43. The war forced women into public life in ways they could scarcely have imagined a generation before.

44. Civil War prison camps were terrible places, when they saw the photographs of emaciated Andersonville prisoners who literally looked like skeletons.

45. The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought December 11–15, 1862, in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj.

46. The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War.

47. The Siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, 1863) was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War.

48. Sherman proceeded to invade the state of Georgia with three armies: the 60,000-strong Army of the Cumberland under George Henry Thomas, the 25,000-strong Army of the Tennessee under James B. McPherson, and the 13,000-strong Army of the Ohio under John M. Schofield.

49. The campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta, Georgia, on November 16 and ended with the capture of the port of Savannah on December 21.

50. The Battle of the Wilderness, fought May 5–7, 1864, was the first battle of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Virginia Overland Campaign against Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

51. There was only one major city left in the Southern empire and that was Richmond, which was the Confederate Capital. Richmond would be the final act of the Civil War drama that began four years earlier and had resulted in so many lives being lost.

52. With his army surrounded, his men weak and exhausted, Robert E. Lee realized there was little choice but to consider the surrender of his Army to General Grant. After a series of notes between the two leaders, they agreed to meet on April 9, 1865, at the house of Wilmer McLean in the village of Appomattox Courthouse.

53. The civil war was really exspensive and not just money wise. Many people lost their homes and loved ones.

54. The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.

55. The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday,April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close.John Wilkes Booth is the person that shot Lincoln.

56. The concequences of the war were the concept of a sovereign State ended and with it the power of a State to secede,the Republican Party came to power, and the institution of slavery ended.

57. mississippi

58. maryland

59. west virgina

60. maryland