Fighting the Civil War

War Plans
Strengths and weaknesses of the North and South
Goals of the North and South
Strategies of North and South

The Course of the War
Major Battles: Bull Run, Antietam, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Sherman’s March to the Sea, Appomattox
Major Generals: McClellan, Grant, Sherman, Lee, Jackson
Impact of the election of Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation (after Antietam)
Role of foreign powers (Antietam and Emancipation Proclamation)