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Civil War

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  • Q1

    What is the territory called that Thomas Jefferson bought from Napoleon Bonaparte (France)?

    Missouri Compromise

    Texas Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase

    California Purchase Agreement

  • Q2

    What did the Missouri Compromise do?

    Maine is admitted as a free state

    Missouri is admitted as a slave state

    States below Missouri Southern Border can become slave state

    All of the Above

  • Q3

    What was the #1 cash crop in the United States before the Civil War?





  • Q4

    What president supported the "Spoils System" and is responsible for the Trail of Tears?

    James Monroe

    John Quincy Adams

    Andrew Jackson

    Martin Van Buren

  • Q5

    What is the purpose of the Seneca Falls Declaration?

    Slaves were freed throughout the South

    Women will fight for the right to work.

    Women will fight for suffrage and equal rights

    Slaves are totally emancipated

  • Q6

    The idea that God had given the entire continent to Americans; therefore, providing for western expansion and the settlement of western lands was called

    Tyler Doctrine

    Manifest Destiny

    Geographical Destiny

    Polk Doctrine

  • Q7

    The Compromise of 1850 provided all of the following except...

    Federal laws preventing slave owners from pursuing and catching runaway slaves

    the organization of newly acquired land from Mexico without restrictions on slavery.

    California being admitted to the Union as a free state.

    the Fugitive Slave Act.

  • Q8

    What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

    decreed freedom for all enslaved people living in the loyal border states.

    decreed freedom for all enslaved people living in states still in rebellion against the Union.

    ended the Civil War and reunited the Northern and Southern states.

    amended the Constitution to provide freedom for all enslaved people.

  • Q9

    Why was capturing Vicksburg important to capture for the Union during the Civil War?

    It gave Union Control of the Mississippi

    All of the above

    The Confederates would be desperate to break free

    The Confederacy was cut in half

  • Q10

    What is the Battle called where General Lee moved his forces to the North into Pennsylvania? The Confederates lose so bad that they are forced to surrender months later.

    Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Gettysburg

    First Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of the Iron Clads


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