The Civil War
... Lincoln didn’t think that the states had a right to
leave the Union. He felt that it was his job to keep the
country together. But the Southern states believed that
they had the right to form a new country. They
couldn’t agree and were ready to fight to get what they
wanted. The first shots were fir ...
Border States In The Civil War
... The Lincoln administration regarded Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri as Border States, critical because of
their geographical positions and questionable in loyalty because of their strong ties to both South and North. Slavery existed in all
4 states, though its importance had diminished in ...
Chapter 10 Exam
... a. the Indians were not allowed to sue the federal government
b. the Bank of the U.S. was constitutional
c. Catholics could not be barred from political office
d. the American System was unconstitutional
8. The Missouri Compromise
a. allowed popular sovereignty in Missouri to determine if it would b ...
... on 10 August 1861. It was a bitter struggle
between Union and Rebel forces to control this
border state in the first year of the War.
Missouri’s allegiance to the Federal
Government was of vital concern to the Union
due to the state’s strategic location on the
Missouri and Mississippi Rivers plus it ...
Missouri in the Civil War PowerPoint
... Conflict Leads to War
President Lincoln did not accept the states
leaving the Union. War broke out between
the United States and the Confederacy.
There was much fighting on Missouri land.
Only Virginia and Tennessee saw more
fighting. The Battle of Wilson’s Creek was
the first major battle west of ...
The Border States
... The border states represented a serious dilemma for President Lincoln.
Convinced they were the key to victory, he could not afford to alienate
them with his emancipation policies, thus incurred the scorn of Radicals
by failing to abolish border-state slavery until the 13th Amendment, passed
in 186 ...
A State with Two Stars - Association of the United States Army
... As governor, Jackson was bound by the convention’s decision, but he believed that public opinion in Missouri inevitably would shift toward secession. He leaned toward instigating that shift by means other than political, if necessary.
When Sumter fell and President Lincoln called for Missouri to pro ...
• Gen. Charles P. Stone was blamed for
• Led to creation of Joint Committee on the
Conduct of the War
Missouri`s War: The Civil War in Documents
... Cousin Jimmie Describes Emancipation on the Farm
George Cruzen Musters Out of the Confederate Service and
Emigrates to Mexico
William Murphy Pleads for Release from Gratiot Street Prison
To All Who Were Rebels, Traitors, Sympathizers and Their Friends
W. R. Dyer Fears That the Country Is Driftin ...
Monroe, Quincy-Adams, and Jackson
... -Monroe, Quincy-Adams, and Jackson1. ________________________ After the War of 1812, the United States enjoyed a time of peace
and national pride grew. This was known as:
2. ________________________ Spain gave Florida to the United States; in return, the United States
gave up claims to what is now T ...
... • After Lincoln elected, Southern leaders believe they no longer have a voice in
government- many felt that to preserve their economy and their way of life, they needed
to leave the union.
• South Carolina is the first state to leave the union (December 20, 1860)
• 6 more states soon follow
... 2.The early settlers of Jamestown survived with the help of the______________________.
3.What was the first direct tax the British imposed that enraged the colonists?
4.Which colony offered a new chance to the poor who had been imprisoned in England?`
5.The change in power in England in which Willia ...
Nationalism & Compromise
... Spain and Portugal trying to reestablish colonies
in Latin America, President Monroe warned all
outside powers not to interfere with affairs in
the Western Hemisphere.
They should not attempt to create new colonies
or overthrow the newly independent republics.
The United States would consider such a ...
Battle of Moore`s Mill - Kingdom of Callaway Civil War Heritage
... Moore’s Mill: Callaway’s Biggest Battle
While a provisional government supported by Union troops sat in Jefferson City, Missouri’s Southern forces under Gen. Sterling
Price won key battles at Wilson’s Creek and Lexington in Summer–Fall 1861. But they fell back to the southwestern corner of the state ...
Wilson`s Creek Image Analysis
... Lyon’s March
Gen. Lyon, assisted by Col. Frank Blair Jr., gathered a force to drive the
secessionist government from the capital, Jefferson City. He sent a second force under
the command of Col. Franz Sigel, a veteran of the German Revolution of 1848. This
force would take the railhead at Rolla and ...
Unit 2 Reading Quiz 2
... Sentence Completion, Part 1: Complete the sentences using the correct term from the word bank.
In a series of famous debates, (1)___________________ proposed popular sovereignty as a way to limit slavery’s expansion, while
(2)_________________ argued that slavery was immoral and could only be stoppe ...
2.2 Study Guide
... goods expensive. When Congress levied a
new tariff in 1828—called the “Tariff of
Abominations” by critics—South Carolina
threatened to secede, or withdraw, from
Chapter 15 Section 1: Texas Secession
... 11. What were 3 differences between the U.S. Constitution and the Confederate Constitution that
was written at the Montgomery convention?
More power to the states; less power to the federal government; the guaranteed protection of slavery
12. Who was elected as Confederate president and vice preside ...
... Since the formation of the United States, regional differences threatened the
unity of the country. As early as 1787, when the Constitution was signed, the
North and South argued over the issue of slavery. Before westward expansion
began in the 19th century, it was understood that states south of th ...
Aim #39: What led southern states to secede
... 1. Jefferson Davis chosen as president of the provisional government
d. President Buchanan did little to prevent southern secession
1. Believed Constitution didn’t give him authority to stop secession
2. Many of his advisors were prosouthern
e. Lincoln’s Inaugural
f. Ft. Sumter (April 12, ...
US History Chapter 2 Test Review Sheet Terms
... 3. Uncle Tom’s Cabin: author, impact
4. Kansas Nebraska Act: Stephen Douglas and popular sovereignty, “Bleeding Kansas”
5. Dred Scott v. Sandford: decision, significance
6. Lincoln-Douglas debates: significance for Lincoln and Douglas (impact on 1860 pres. race)
7. John Brown’s Raid: impact
8. Elect ...
... “march” through Georgia?
A. Phillip Sheridan
B. George Meade
C. William T. Sherman
D. Joseph Hooker
During the American Civil War, the secession of Missouri was controversial because of the disputed status of the state of Missouri. During the war, Missouri was claimed by both the Union and the Confederacy, had two competing state governments, and sent representatives to both the United States Congress and the Confederate Congress. This unusual situation, which also existed to some degree in the states of Kentucky and Virginia (with West Virginia), was the result of events in early 1861.