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The Conflict Takes Shape Setting the Scene. Chapter 17 section 1. Pg.486. The Conflict Takes Shape Setting the Scene. Chapter 17 section 1. Pg.486. Recruiting posters for the Civil War. The Conflict Takes Shape Setting the Scene. Chapter 17 section 1. Pg.486. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The Conflict Takes ShapeSetting the SceneChapter 17 section 1Pg.486

  • The Conflict Takes ShapeSetting the SceneChapter 17 section 1Pg.486Recruiting posters for the Civil War

  • The Conflict Takes ShapeSetting the SceneChapter 17 section 1Pg.486Recruiting posters for the Civil War

  • The Conflict Takes ShapeSetting the SceneChapter 17 section 1Pg.486Recruiting posters for the Civil War

  • The Conflict Takes ShapeSetting the SceneChapter 17 section 1Pg.486Later in the war, there is a DRAFT

  • The NorthThought they were much stronger than the South and would win quickly.The SouthThought that Northerners were cowards, would not fight hard, and that the war would be over quickly.

    Both sided underestimate the other and thought that the war would come to a quick end.Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeSetting the ScenePg.486

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeA Nation DividedPg.486

  • The SouthFelt that they were justified in their war to separate and felt like they were fighting a war for independence.Assumed that the Republican party would fight to end slavery and the southern way of life (even though at first there was no effort toward this).The NorthFelt that they were fighting a war to save the Union and the Nation.Were fighting to keep land, natural resources, tax money, and keep the continent for only one nation.Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeA Nation DividedPg.486

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeA Nation DividedPg.486-487

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeA Nation DividedPg. 487

  • Border States - located between the North and the SouthMissouriKentuckyMarylandDelawareArkansasTennesseeVirginiaNorth CarolinaChapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeBORDER STATESPg. 487

  • Border States - located between the North and the SouthMissouriKentuckyMarylandDelaware*West VirginiaArkansasTennesseeVirginiaNorth CarolinaMaryland was especially important because it was right next to the Capital of the north, Washington D.C.

    * when Virginia joined the South, the people in the western part seceded from Virginia and created their own state, West Virginia.Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeBORDER STATESPg. 487

  • Border States - located between the North and the SouthMissouriKentuckyMarylandDelaware*West VirginiaArkansasTennesseeVirginiaNorth CarolinaChapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeBORDER STATESPg. 487

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeBORDER STATESPg. 487

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeRiots in Baltimore, MarylandPg. 487martial law can still be used today in times of national emergency

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeRiots in Baltimore, MarylandPg. 487Whos perspective? Pro-slavery or Anti-Slavery

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeRiots in Baltimore, MarylandPg. 487Whos perspective? Pro-slavery or Anti-Slavery

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeStrengths and WeaknessesPg. 487

  • Jefferson DavisPresident of theConfederate Statesof AmericaWe seek no conquest. All we ask is to be let alone.Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeStrengths and WeaknessesPg. 487Partner Talk:If another country is not attacking you or bothering you, but they are doing something wrong, is it okay to fight a war with them?

  • Jefferson DavisPresident of theConfederate Statesof AmericaWe seek no conquest. All we ask is to be let alone.Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeStrengths and WeaknessesPg. 487Partner Talk:What reason or justification did the North have for using force against the South?

  • Strengths and WeaknessesThe SouthChapter 17 section 1Pg. 487Advantages

  • Strengths and WeaknessesThe SouthChapter 17 section 1Pg. 487-488Disadvantages

  • Strengths and WeaknessesThe SouthChapter 17 section 1Pg. 487-488Confederate States = a confederation =a weak national governmentDisadvantages

  • Strengths and WeaknessesThe SouthChapter 17 section 1Pg. 487-4889 million in the South vs. 22 million in the North1/3 of 9 million are enslaved = 3 million slavesabout 1/2 of remaining 6 million are women

  • Strengths and WeaknessesThe SouthStrengthsfighting a defensive warprotecting their homes / fighting for independenceSoutherners knew their land / the geographyWeaknessesfew factories to produce weapons and suppliesfew railroads to move troops and suppliesConfederate constitution allowed the states too much power smaller population, less men available to fight in the army

    Chapter 17 section 1Pg. 487-488

  • Strengths and WeaknessesThe NorthChapter 17 section 1Pg. 488Advantages

  • Strengths and WeaknessesThe NorthChapter 17 section 1Pg. 488Disadvantages

  • Strengths and WeaknessesThe NorthStrengthslarge population, lots of volunteers for the armymany factories to make weapons and suppliesmany railroads to get troops and supplies to the soldiershad a strong navy and merchant ships that could help transport troops and suppliesWeaknesseshave to invade and win back all of the land in the Southsoldiers were fighting in unfamiliar and hostile territorythe supply line to get to the battlefields and camps was long Chapter 17 section 1Pg. 488

  • Partner Talk:So who should win?Why?

  • Chapter 17 section 1The Conflict Takes ShapeThe Wars LeadersPg. 488

  • Chapter 17 section 1Pg. 488The Conflict Takes ShapeThe Wars Leaders

  • The Wars LeadersChapter 17 section 1Pg. 489

  • Jefferson DavisHad lots of military experience - Went to West Point Military Academy - Officer in Mexican War - Secretary of War under President PierceRespected for honesty and couragecontrol-freak had to handle military planning all on his own Abraham LincolnHad no military experiencebecame a patient, strong leader and good at planning warslowly gained the respect of those around himhad a good sense of humor and could accept criticismChapter 17 section 1The Conflict DevelopsThe Wars LeadersPg. 488-489

  • Jefferson Davis Abraham LincolnChapter 17 section 1The Conflict DevelopsThe Wars LeadersPg. 488-489Partner Talk:Who will be the better leader?Tell why.

  • The Conflict DevelopsThe Wars LeadersMilitary LeadersChapter 17 section 1Pg.489

  • The Wars LeadersMilitary LeadersIf Virginia stands by the old Union,so will I. But if she secedes, thenI will still follow my native State withmy sword and, if need be, with mylife.Abraham Lincoln asked Robert E. Lee tolead the Union (Northern) army. But,because of sectionalism, he stayed loyalto Virginia that joined the South. Insteadit became the leader of the Confederatearmy.Chapter 17 section 1Pg.489

  • The Wars LeadersMilitary LeadersIf Virginia stands by the old Union,so will I. But if she secedes, thenI will still follow my native State withmy sword and, if need be, with mylife.Chapter 17 section 1Pg.489Partner Talk:Would you ever fight in the army against your home state (city)?