History 2.24.16 HIST 2110 286
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History 2.22.16 Secession and Civil War Secession The Outlook for the War The War in a global Context What did Civil War Soldiers Fight for? The Homefront Dred Scott v. Sandford (1858) Born a slave in Virginia and sold to another owner, who traveled to Free states. Dred Scott sued his master for his freedom, but lost the case. John Brown Led an 1859 raid on the federal armory at Harper’s Ferry as the start of an uprising of slaves. Secession December 1860, a month after Lincoln has become President, South Carolina succeed from the United States. April 12, 1861: Confederate troops fire on U.S. soldiers at the battle of Fort. Sumpter. The Anaconda Plan is the blueprint for the U.S. victory at the start of the war. Confederate proximity to British or Spanish ports contributed to tension over the international dimensions of the Civil War and the role that foreign nations played in supporting or not supporting the Confederacy.(smuggling weapon Ships were made in Britain, which concerned the President. The Trent Affair: Captain Charles Wilkes arresting the Confederate diplomats. The Confederate Conscription Act of 1862 is the first draft in American history, although it was easy for wealthy or wellconnected Southerners to avoid military service, especially after the passage of the “Twenty Negro Law”. The Homefront Mary Tippee, Sutler for the Collis Zouaves, 114 Pennsylvania.(fought in the war) Not many men left because less people in the south. South needed fundraisers for suppliers. The New York City Draft Riots (1863) signaled opposition to Civil War in parts of Northern Homefront. The Union Machinery The enrollment act allows the government to hold a lottery to put new soldiers in the war, because a previous number of people died. Volunteers were put in place to fight in the war, most were immigrants who did not gain citizenship yet.