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?

4 responses to this post.

  1. copperheads!

  2. Posted by steve on November 18, 2008 at 7:17 pm

    cppoerheads are group of the democrats and took the place of the republicans for the years 1864-1868. they were all anti war and just wanted the CSA and USA to become just the USA again and remain forever and always

    Thanks for the info scoop

  3. Posted by christopher scoop on November 18, 2008 at 8:07 pm

    ms scoop….mire

    … thanks for the extra credit..

    110/100… u made me smile

  4. Posted by mango on November 19, 2008 at 6:53 pm


    how’d you get credito extra!?!??

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