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Ch 7: War Shifts in 1864: Homework Help

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The War Shifts in 1864 chapter of this Civil War History Homework Help course helps students complete their Civil War shifts in 1864 homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

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  • Identify which concepts are covered on your Civil War shifts in 1864 homework.
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Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • General Ulysses S. Grant's plan for ending the war
  • The Wilderness Campaign
  • Significance of the Battle of Spotsylvania
  • The Battle of Cold Harbor
  • The siege of Petersburg
  • Shenandoah Valley campaigns
  • General William T. Sherman's Atlanta campaign
  • The Battle of Mobile Bay
  • The Battle of Nashville
  • Politics of 1864

11 Lessons in Chapter 7: War Shifts in 1864: Homework Help
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General Ulysses S. Grant Takes Charge: His Strategic Plan for Ending the War

1. General Ulysses S. Grant Takes Charge: His Strategic Plan for Ending the War

In this lesson, we will learn about the promotion of Union General Ulysses S. Grant to the prestigious rank of Lieutenant General. We will also study Grant's plan to end the Civil War.

The Wilderness Campaign: Summary & Significance

2. The Wilderness Campaign: Summary & Significance

In this lesson, we will study General Ulysses S. Grant's Wilderness Campaign in Northern Virginia. We will focus especially on the Battle of the Wilderness, which pitted Grant's forces against General Robert E. Lee's Confederate army.

The Battle of Spotsylvania: Summary & Significance

3. The Battle of Spotsylvania: Summary & Significance

In this lesson, we will study the Battle of Spotsylvania, a 12-day battle between the Union army under General Ulysses S. Grant and the Confederate army under General Robert E. Lee.

The Battle of Cold Harbor: Events & Significance

4. The Battle of Cold Harbor: Events & Significance

In this lesson, we will learn about the Battle of Cold Harbor. At this little Virginia town, Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant clashed with Confederate troops under General Robert E. Lee.

The Siege of Petersburg: Summary, Timeline & Significance

5. The Siege of Petersburg: Summary, Timeline & Significance

In this lesson, we will explore the Siege of Petersburg, which lasted 10 months. Union troops under General Grant set up fortifications outside Petersburg, Virginia, while Confederate troops, commanded by General Lee, holed up inside the town.

Shenandoah Valley Campaigns: Summary, Timeline & Significance

6. Shenandoah Valley Campaigns: Summary, Timeline & Significance

Virginia's Shenandoah Valley became a battleground more than once during the Civil War. In this lesson, we will explore the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of 1862 and 1864.

General William T. Sherman's Atlanta Campaign: Summary & Significance

7. General William T. Sherman's Atlanta Campaign: Summary & Significance

In this lesson, we will discuss General William T. Sherman's Atlanta Campaign, which took place throughout the spring and summer of 1864. During this campaign, Union troops under General Sherman marched south from Tennessee and eventually captured the Confederate city of Atlanta.

The Battle of Mobile Bay: Summary & Significance

8. The Battle of Mobile Bay: Summary & Significance

In this lesson, we will explore the events and outcome of the 1864 naval battle at Mobile Bay, Alabama, that pitted Admiral David Farragut's Union navy against Admiral Franklin Buchanan's Confederate ships.

The Politics of 1864: President Abraham Lincoln is Re-Elected

9. The Politics of 1864: President Abraham Lincoln is Re-Elected

In this lesson, we will explore the turbulent political landscape of 1864, focusing especially on that year's presidential campaign that pitted incumbent Abraham Lincoln against General George McClellan.

The Battle of Nashville: Summary & Outcome

10. The Battle of Nashville: Summary & Outcome

In this lesson, we will examine the Battle of Nashville, which took place on December 15 and 16, 1864. This battle was between the Union soldiers under General George H. Thomas and the Confederate forces commanded by General John Bell Hood.

Sherman's March to the Sea

11. Sherman's March to the Sea

In 1864, General William T. Sherman began his Atlanta campaign. His success assured Lincoln's re-election in 1864. Sherman then began his destructive March to the Sea in order to capture Savannah.

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