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1

What was the capital of the Confederate States of America?

Richmond, Virginia

2

What were border states?

States divided over the issue of slavery

3

Did the Union or Confederacy have the larger army?

Union

4

What was the main goal for the North at the beginning of the war?

Reunite the country

5

What was the name of the Union war plan to choke out the Confederacy?

Anaconda plan

6

What was the main goal for the South in the Civil War?

Preserve their way of life

7

How did both sides name battles in the Civil War?

South named battles after cities and north named them after rivers or landmarks

8

What was the first major battle of the Civil War?

The battle of bull run

9

Who were the two generals of the First Battle of Bull Run?

Gen PGT Beuraguard and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

10

Why did the Confederate troops become inspired during the First Battle of Bull
Run?

They were led by Thomas Jackson

11

Who was one of the most gifted tactical commanders in American History and was
a Confederate General at Bull Run?

Thomas Jackson

12

What caused the Union troops to drop their weapons and retreat in the First Battle
of Bull Run?

The confederates let out a loud strange scream

13

Why did the Confederate troops not pursue the fight after their victory at Bull
Run?

They were to disorganized and weakend