CCGPS (Georgia) High School World History Unit 4 Study Guide

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1. Sarah and Angelina Grimke grew up in South Carolina on a slave plantation, and as they got older rejected the southern lifestyle and moved up north to advocate for the abolitionist movement and women’s rights.
2. The Nullification Crisis occurred in 1828 after The Tariff of Abominations put a tariff on imported goods; South Carolina threatened to secede from the Union. The tariff benefited the north but hurt the south.
3. The nullification crisis of 1832 was resolved by a proclamation from then President Andrew Jackson to the state of South Carolina denying them the right to nullify a standing federal law.
4. The Cotton Gin was the first machine that separated the actual cotton from the cotton seeds of the plant. Cotton
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The raid at Harper’s Ferry wss to free the slaves and it was led by John Brown.
25. When the war began – The North was focused on Industrialization, The South was focused on agriculture, and they also had stronger military leaders.
26. a – Ulysses S. Grant was the leading general of the U.S Army, forced lee to surrender at Appomattox. Battles fought were Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and Appomattox Courthouse.
b. Stonewall Jackson – Earned his nickname at the Battle of Bull Run because of his refusal to back down against the Union Army c. Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the sixteenth president of the United States, Lincoln declared South Carolina 's secession illegal and pledged to go to war to protect the federal union in 1861. d. Jefferson Davis - Jefferson Davis was an American politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history during the Civil War. e. Robert E. Lee – Commander of the Confederate Army. Battles fought were Antietam, Gettysburg, and Appomattox Courthouse. f. William Sherman - He was a Union army officer who captured Atlanta, Georgia on his famous March to the Sea. This marked a turning point in the war. 27. Habeas Corpus is the right for an individual not to be held in jail for more than 48 hours w/o a formal charge. Lincoln suspended this right during the war to lock up people who

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