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Civil War Curriculum

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  • Q1
    Which of the following was a major cause of the American Civil War?
    Foreign Invasion
  • Q2
    The compromise made prior to the outbreak of the Civil War in order to ease tensions over the issue of slavery in new territories.
    California Compromise
    New York Compromise
    Kansas-Nebraska Compromise
    Missouri Compromise
  • Q3
    What were the two major areas in which the Northern states and Southern states differed?
    Language and Education
    Economy and Culture
    Food Production and Culture
    Food Production and Language
  • Q4
    What was one way people throughout the country prepared for the Civil War?
    protested the war
    collected weapons from previous wars
    bottled water
    collected old tires
  • Q5
    In 1859 this abolitionist raided Harpers Ferry, Va. in an attempt to insight a slave insurrection.
    Robert E. Lee
    Frederick Douglass
    William Lloyd Garrison
    John Brown
  • Q6
    Which of the following was capital of the Confederacy?
    Charleston, S.C.
    Richmond, Va.
    Nashville, Tn.
    Raleigh, N.C.
  • Q7
    The Emancipation Proclamation
    Freed all of the black soldiers and gave them a piece of farmland
    freed the slaves in the Confederate States if those states did not return to the Union by January 1, 1863
    freed all of the slaves in the Union on Jan. 1, 1863
    freed all the slaves
  • Q8
    Why did President Lincoln choose to present the Emancipation Proclamation after the Battle of Antietam?
    Lincoln hoped to raise the morale of Union soldiers.
    Lincoln needed to issue it after a Union victory.
    Antietam was the most deadly battle of the war.
    Antietam was the first battle in a border state.
  • Q9
    What advantage did Special Order 143 have for the Union Army?
    The Union Army could now move west
    The Union Army could now vote out its generals.
    The Union Army received more slaves to help the soldiers.
    The Union Army received additional troops.
  • Q10
    When did Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation go into effect?
    December 25, 1862
    April 9, 1865
    September 22, 1862
    January 1, 1863
  • Q11
    Popular sovereignty means...
    going with the majority when making a decision
    the president makes decisions based on what is popular
    The people have the power through voting.
    states make decisions based on the majority of states approving a decision
  • Q12
    The typical southerner would have listed this as the reason they were fighting the Civil War.
    States' rights
    invasion of their territory
    Abraham Lincoln
  • Q13
    This battle was the bloodiest day of the Civil War and led to Lincoln issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.
    Fort Sumter
    Bull Run
  • Q14
    All of the following were advantages of the North except which one?
    more people
    more factories
    more railroads
    skilled generals
  • Q15
    Someone who wanted to see slavery outlawed was called...

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