Civil War Battles

1861-1865

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1861 Fort Sumter

This battle started the civil war. The confederacy won and four states joined the confederacy

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1861 1st Battle of Bull Run

The was the first battle of the civil war. The confederate soldiers charged the Northerners screaming at them like banshees and scaring the Union soldiers away who stampede civilians along the way. The confederates win. 

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1862 Monitor vs Merrimack

This the first battle between two metal covered ships. The north(Monitor)is successful in hold off the south(Merrimack)

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Emancipation proclamation

January 1,1863 To state that all slave are to be freed

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The sharecropping cycle

The landowner provides land and tools to the sharecropper in exchange for part of the crop

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The sharecropping cycle

The sharecropping borrows goods from merchants on credit during the growing season

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The sharecropping cycle

Low crop prices or a poor harvest -caused by  poor weather, crop disease , or other factors often leaves the sharecropping in debt or with little to showmfor the work



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