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Texas in the Civil War

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  • Q1
    Which was NOT a strategy in the Anaconda Plan?
    capture Richmond, Virginia
    Naval blockade of the Confederate coast
    Naval blockade of the Pacific coast
    control Mississippi River
    30s
  • Q2
    Which was NOT a cause of the Civil War?
    States' Rights
    Sectionalism
    Republicanism
    Slavery
    30s
  • Q3
    Which was NOT an advantage for the North before the Civil War?
    larger population
    Superior military leaders
    more railroad tracks
    larger Navy
    30s
  • Q4
    Who was the President of the Confederates States of America?
    Abraham Lincoln
    Sam Houston
    Ulysses S. Grant
    Jefferson Davis
    30s
  • Q5
    Who refused to pledge loyalty to the Confederacy?
    Jefferson Davis
    Anson Jones
    Robert E. Lee
    Sam Houston
    30s
  • Q6
    What Texan port did the Confederacy fight to regain control over?
    New Orleans
    Dallas
    Boston
    Galveston
    30s
  • Q7
    Who commanded the Confederate troops in the Battle of Galveston?
    John Reagan
    John Bankhead Magruder
    Sam Houston
    Robert E Lee
    30s
  • Q8
    How did the Confederates convert their ships during the Battle of Galveston?
    flew the Mexican flag to trick the Union Navy
    Covered them with iron armor
    Lined them with cotton bales to protect the troops
    Put a diesel engine on them
    30s
  • Q9
    Who won the Battle of Sabine Pass?
    The Union
    The Confederacy
    The Mexicans
    The British
    30s
  • Q10
    Why was the Battle of Palmito Ranch significant?
    The first battle of the Civil War
    The bloodiest battle of the Civil War
    The last battle of the Civil War
    The first battle of the Texas Revolution
    30s
  • Q11
    Who assassinated President Lincoln?
    John Bell Hood
    John Magruder
    Santa Anna
    John Wilkes Booth
    30s
  • Q12
    What do we call the era directly after the Civil War?
    Reconnaissance
    Renaissance
    Republicanism
    Reconstruction
    30s
  • Q13
    Which Amendment abolished slavery in the United States?
    19th Amendment
    13th Amendment
    2nd Amendment
    15th Amendment
    30s
  • Q14
    Texas decided to ___________________ from the United States and join the Confederacy.
    annex
    secede
    abolish
    succeed
    30s
  • Q15
    A means to manipulate the market so that consumers will buy domestic products.
    tariffs
    blockade
    reconstruction
    secede
    30s

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