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8.10.6. Describe critical developments and events in the war, including the major battles, geographical advantages and obstacles, technological advances, and General Lee's surrender at Appomattox. ch11 sec1-2, 5

Notes on your Standard (Describe any specific people involved)

  • Boarder states were the slave states that did not secede
  • Maryland got put under martial law, which is a type of rule which the military is in charge and citizens' rights are suspended.
  • Kentucky favored neither side, but Abraham Lincoln didn't like the idea so he made Kentucky choose, so they chose to support the north.
  • After a while states started to fight, so Abraham Lincoln sent troops in.
  • The Southern Advantages in the war were- More experienced military officers lived in the south,
  • The Northern Advantages in the war were- They had more people, more resources, and more railroads.
  • They started to put metal on ships when in battle to protect them.

Dates regarding all persons or parts of your standard

  • April 6, 1861- Virginia left the the Union
  • May 1861- Arkansas , Tennessee, and North Carolina joined the confederacy.
  • September 1861- Kentucky was forced to pick a side, so they picked to support the North.
  • September 17, 1862- It was the bloodiest day in the Civil war. In the Union there were nearly 12,000 casualties wich were people killed, wounded, or that have gone missing in battle. Lee, South, Lost 14,000 men which was about a third of his army.
  • December 1862- Burnside, north, took a bold change and lost 13,000 men out of 120,000 while Lee, south, only lost 5,000 out of 75,000.
  • April 1865- Surrender at Appomattox

2 Key quotes about any persons or parts of your standard

"We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain-that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom--and that the government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from earth." --Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Adress, November 19, 1863

"Still a Union that can only be maintained by swords and bayonets, and in which strife and civil war are to take the place of brotherly love and kindness, has no charm for me." --General Robert E. Lee

Describe any specific people involved and what they are known for.

Abraham Lincoln- (February 12, 1809-April 15, 1865)

  • Said that rebellion existed in the south states. Lived to be age 56. He was a commanding general for the confederacy. He fought for the north.

Robert E. Lee - (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870)

  • He was a military commander and was best known for commanding the Army of North Virginia in the American Civil War. His nickname was Marble Man. He fought for the south.

Three or four pictures or diagrams that EXPLAIN your standard

States Take Sides
File:Robert Edward Lee.jpg
File:Robert Edward Lee.jpg

Robert E. Lee

Iconic black and white photograph of Lincoln showing his head and shoulders.
Iconic black and white photograph of Lincoln showing his head and shoulders.

Abraham Lincoln

Sources Cited

Five questions about the Standard on YOUR page

1. Who was Robert E. Lee?
2. What was Robert E. Lee's Nickname?
3. What was Abraham Lincoln position in the Confederacy army?
4. Why did Kentucky have to choose sides and what side did they decide to choose?
5. Which side of the war was Abraham Lincoln on and which side was Robert E. Lee on?

Your names and period #
Beth Field 8-2
Damian Nunez 8-2