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Chapter 19, Lesson 3: The End of the War (pp. 489-493)

I. Final Battles

II. The South Surrenders

    A. Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.

    B. Grant treated the Confederate army fairly, allowing them to keep their horses and mules.

III. After the War

    A. Lincoln made plans to bring the southern states back into the Union without punishing them.

    B. Before he could act on his plans, Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865.

    C. The Civil War cost the nation tremendously in money, property, and lives. Nearly as many American soldiers died in the Civil War as in all the other wars the U.S. has fought combined.

    D. As a result of the war, the country remained one nation.

    E. The Thirteenth Amendment ended slavery, but African Americans were still treated unfairly.

    F. Industry grew in the North after the war.

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