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Civil War Events

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  • Q1
    The bloodiest single day battle of the Civil War. General McClellan v. General Lee. After this battle Lincoln issued the "Emancipation Proclamation".
    Bleeding Kansas
    Battle of Gettysburn
    Missouri Compromise
    Battle of Antietam
  • Q2
    This admitted California as a free state but allowed all the new states formed to choose if they wanted slavery or not. It also made the Fugitive Slave Act. This was the final compromise by Henry Clay.
    3/5's Compromise
    Compromise of 1850
    Missouri Compromise
  • Q3
    A compromise in 1820 that Henry Clay proposed that allowed a balance between slave and free states.
    Missouri Compromise
    3/5's compromise
    Compromise of 1850
  • Q4
    After this event South Caroline seceded from the United States.
    Lincoln's Assassination
    Gettysburg Address
    Election of 1860
    Missouri Compromise
  • Q5
    The beginning and ending dates of the Civil War.
  • Q6
    The Union military 's strategic plan used against the Confederacy. (used blockades and wanted to "suffocate" the South).
    Rebel Plan
    Anaconda Plan
    Trap Plan
    Yankee Plan
  • Q7
    A secret deal that withdrew troops from the South and ended Reconstruction in the South.
    Rebel Deal
    Compromise of 1877
    Compromise of 1850
  • Q8
    As part of the Compromise of 1850 when California entered the US, I allow slave owners to search for their "property" in the North.
    Emancipation Proclamation
    Dawes Act
    Fugitive Slave Act
  • Q9
    A major fight in the Civil War ( Gen. Meade vs. General Lee) when the Confederacy attempted to invade the North. Lincoln read his famous "Address" after this battle.
    Battle of Antietam
    Battle of Gettysburg
    Siege of Fort Sumter
  • Q10
    This event was the beginning of the Civil War. The South won without any casualties.
    Battle of Gettysburg
    Appomattox Courthouse
    Siege of Vicksburg
    Siege of Fort Sumter
  • Q11
    Vital part of the "Anaconda Plan" and the turning point of the Civil War because it cut the Confederacy in half.
    Siege of Vicksburg
    Burning of Atlanta
    Lincoln's Assassination
    Siege of Fort Sumter
  • Q12
    This event happened in Ford's Theatre and involved an actor named John Wilkes Booth.
    Play about the Civil War
    Lincoln's Assasination
  • Q13
    A supreme court case that helped provoke the Civil War. It identified slaves as property and not people.
    Marbury v. Madison
    Gibbons v. Ogden
    Dred Scott v. Sandford
    McCulloch v. Maryland
  • Q14
    Propaganda book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe that promoted abolition.
    Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Q15
    Turning point in US History and the final engagement between Gen. Lee & Gen. Grant.
    Raid at Harper's Ferry
    Siege at Fort Sumter
    Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    Lincoln-Douglass Debate

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