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Topic Review: Texas in the Civil War

Quiz by Quizalize - Grade 7 Social Studies

Grade 7
Social Studies (2018)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1
    During which Civil War battle did the Confederate forces defeat the Union Navy in order to gain control of a coastal Texas city?
    Battle of Palmito Ranch
    Battle of the Alamo
    Battle of Sabine Pass
    Battle of Galveston
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    113.19.5.B
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  • Q2
    How did slavery contribute to Sam Houston being removed as Governor of Texas and being replaced by Edward Clark?
    Sam Houston did not support secession, while many Texans did because they wanted to keep slavery legal.
    Slavery was not good for the economy of Texas and Sam Houston supported secession.
    African-Americans were free in Texas and Sam Houston wanted to return them to slavery.
    Sam Houston wanted to form the Confederate States of America and keep slavery legal.
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    113.19.5.A
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  • Q3
    The Union Army of the United States attacked the Confederate Army at Fort Griffin in Texas on September 8, 1863, during which battle?
    Battle of Galveston
    Battle of Sabine Pass
    Battle of Palmito Ranch
    Battle of the Alamo
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    113.19.5.B
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  • Q4
    Which part of Texas was most in favor of secession from the United States and why?
    The Western part because of its dry and arid climate.
    The Eastern part because cotton was vital to its economy.
    The Eastern part because slavery was necessary to raise cattle.
    The Southern part because Mexico had always been in favor of slavery.
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    113.19.5.A
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  • Q5
    One of the last battles of the Civil War occurred in Texas even though the war had officially been over for a month. This battle was a Confederate victory known as what?
    The Battle of Sabine Pass
    The Battle of Palmito Ranch
    The Battle of San Jacinto
    The Battle of Galveston
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    113.19.5.B
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  • Q6
    In the Battle of Galveston, what did General John B. Magruder do to recapture the port?
    He had two steamboats lined with cotton bails to protect them from enemy fire.
    He developed a rapid fire cannon.
    He called for reinforcements from South Carolina.
    He invented the submarine.
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    113.19.5.B
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  • Q7
    Which Civil War battle in Texas was a Union victory?
    Battle of Palmito Ranch
    Battle of Galveston
    None of the above.
    Battle of Sabine Pass
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    113.19.5.B
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  • Q8
    Which comparison would best complete this analogy? Sam Houston is to Secession as __________________________.
    Comanche is to Buffalo.
    The United States is to Democracy.
    The South is to Slavery.
    Santa Anna is to Texas Independence.
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    113.19.5.A
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  • Q9
    Why would trade with Mexico become so important during the Civil War?
    The Union Navy had blockaded all the ports around the Confederate states nearly stopping all trade by sea.
    Mexico bought more cotton than any other country in the world.
    Land trade through Mexico was more reliable than sea trade due to pirates.
    Mexico had the best guns and ammunition in the world.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q10
    During the Civil War, there was a shortage of food in Texas and the South as a whole. Which of the following is a logical result?
    Cotton production decreased while corn and wheat production increased.
    Cattle ranching declined and oil production increased.
    Cotton production remained steady while corn and wheat production decreased rapidly.
    Cotton production increased while corn and wheat production decreased.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q11
    60,000 Texans joined the Confederate army. This fact contributed to what factor during the Civil War?
    A shortage of women in the work force.
    An increase in factory workers.
    A surplus of medical supplies.
    A shortage of laborers.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q12
    How did the Civil War affect the role of women in children in Texas society?
    Women and children in Texas saw no change in their everyday life during the Civil War.
    Women and children had more responsibilities and bigger roles in the production of goods and services.
    Women and children were used to form the Confederate Navy in Texas.
    Women and children saw a decreased need for their roles in the production of goods and services.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q13
    Coffee, salt, and pepper can best be described by which of the following?
    They were in short supply in Texas during the Civil War.
    Native Americans introduced them to Anglo-Texans during the Civil War.
    They were the most plentiful resources in Texas during the Civil War.
    They were only used by Native Americans prior to the Civil War.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q14
    After the Civil War, Texas had to do which of the following?
    Reject the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments as unconstitutional.
    Endure a period in which the production of cotton was outlawed.
    Adjust to a period of victory after winning the Civil War.
    Undergo a period of Reconstruction to readmit them into the Union.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q15
    The 14th Amendment gave citizenship to which of the following groups?
    Native Americans
    African Americans
    Women
    Mexican Americans
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q16
    Juneteenth is considered a holiday because it is the anniversary of which of the following events?
    The ratification of the Constitution of 1876.
    The freeing of slaves in Texas.
    The end of Reconstruction.
    The end of the Civil War in Texas.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q17
    The end of slavery in Texas led to which of the following?
    The growth of tenant farming and sharecropping in Texas.
    The use of Native Americans prisoners to replace the slaves in Texas.
    The decrease of the labor force in Texas.
    The increase in opportunities for women in the Texas work force.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q18
    What industry boomed in Texas soon after the Civil War?
    The Cattle Industry
    The Shipping Industry
    The Furniture Industry
    The Clothing Industry
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q19
    After the Civil War, the Railroad did which of the following in Texas?
    It declined.
    It expanded.
    It reduced the miles of track it laid.
    It failed to repair damaged track from the war.
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    113.19.5.C
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  • Q20
    The 13th Amendment officially did which of the following?
    It gave hispanic men the right to vote.
    It gave Native Americans the right to settle on lands in west Texas.
    It gave women the right to vote.
    It ended slavery in Texas and all of the United States.
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    113.19.5.C
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