Outcomes of 1st Bull Run PPT

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After Bull Run
Warm Up
Grab a Confederate or Union
Sheet and Complete
Critical Thinking
• How does a loss at Bull Run affect the
Union? The Confederacy?
Not a 90 Day War
• Union loses, retreats
in shambles to DC
• Confederates’
morale boosted
• Why?
Lincoln Needs A Leader
“Who would have
thought, that I
should be so soon
called upon to save
my country?”
• Irvin McDowell reassigned
and Scott forced to resign
• Hires George McClellan
Emboldens the Confederacy
• Believe they can
defeat the Union
Army at will
Meanwhile…In The West
• Ulysses S. Grant’s
star on rise
• Sought a
commission
• Initial battle not a
success, would bring
victories
Late 1861
• July - Blockade
Begins
• Coastal Forts in SC
taken
• First slaves freed
Anaconda Plan
• Naval Blockade
seeing success by
1862
• Strangling Southern
Economy
• Union fleet growing
• Includes ironclads
A Full Out War
• The Union is now
forced to call for 3
year enlistments
• The Economy
switches to a war
economy
• Will eventually rely
on the draft for
soldiers
• The common citizen
will have to step up
and fight for his
country
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