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Chapter 21 Outline

Due Monday, Nov. 22.

Chapter 21 Outline for notes

I. Phase One; 1861-1862: The Confederates in Control
—–A. Bull Run and “Stonewall” Jackson
—–B. McClellan’s bungling
———-1. Peninsula Campaign
—–C. Lee’s mastery
———-1. Seven Days’ Battles
—–D. Total War and Blockade Running
———-1. Merrimack and Monitor
—–E. 2nd Bull Run
—–F. Antietam and the Emancipation Proclamation
———-How does this change the purpose of the war? What impact, real and philosophical, does it have?

II. 1863: The Tipping Point
—–A. Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville
———-Death of Jackson—impact
—–B. Gettysburg
———-1. Meade
———-2. Pickett’s charge
———-3. Peace delegation
———-4. Address
—–C. Rise of Grant in the West
———-1. Shiloh
———-2. New Orleans
———-3. Vicksburrg

III. 1864-1865: The Union Gains Momentum
—–A. Grant goes East
———-1. Chickamauga
—–B. Sherman Burns through Georgia
—–C. Wilderness Campaign and Cold Harbor
—–D. Appomattox

IV. Politics of War
—–A. Weakness of Democratic Party
———-1. War Dems
———-2. Peace Dems
———-3. Copperheads
———-4. Vallandingham
—–B. Radical Republicans push Lincoln
———-1. Salmon Chase
—–C. Election of 1864
———-1. Union party
———-2. McClellan for prez
—–D. Assassination
—–E. Why is the Civil War a tipping point in US history? What did it all mean?