CH. 16 Class work lesson 5 The Union Closes In



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CH. 16 CLASS WORK Lesson 5

 

The Union Closes In - As you read the section, answer the questions below.

 





1. Why did President Lincoln put General Grant in charge of the Union armies?

 

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2. List the three battles that Grant's army fought on the way to Richmond.

 

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3. Why did some critics call Grant a “butcher”?

 

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4. Why was Petersburg an important location for the Union to capture?

 

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5. How did Sherman take Atlanta?

 

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6. What was the significance of Farragut’s success at Mobile Bay?

 

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The War Ends - Use your textbook to decide if a statement is true or false. Select True or False. If a statement is false, rewrite the underlined portion to make it true.

 





7. Sherman's “March to the Sea” began with the burning of Atlanta.

 

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8. Total war involves defeating the army and destroying the land.

 

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9. General Lee told President Davis that he could not defend Richmond any longer.

 

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10. Lee surrendered to Grant at the Confederate headquarters in Richmond.

 

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11. More Americans died in the Civil War than in any other conflict in American history.

 

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12. The power of state governments grew when the North won the war.

 

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13. The Civil War ended slavery and solved the problems of African Americans.

 

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Answer Key



1. Grant had won key victories at Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga. President Lincoln believed Grant was a man of action.



2. the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, and Cold Harbor



3. because he had lost so many troops in such a short amount of time



4. because it was an important railroad center for the Confederacy, and capturing it would cut Richmond off from the rest of the Confederacy



5. He surrounded the city and laid siege.



6. He blocked the last Confederate port east of the Mississippi.



7. True



8. True



9. True



10. False - in the town of Appomattox Court House



11. True



12. False - the federal government



13. False - but did not solve



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