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USH Unit 4: Civil War Battles and People

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  • Q1
    Final straw that led South Carolina to secede
    the Compromise of 1850
    the Wilmot Proviso
    Election of 1860
    Turner's Rebellion
    30s
  • Q2
    Lincoln's goal
    end racism in the US
    humiliate the South
    Preserve the Union (as in the United States)
    end slavery in the North
    30s
  • Q3
    Advantages the Union had in the Civil War
    More experienced generals, more guns
    Larger population, more industry and railroads
    "home field advantage"
    fighting for their way of life
    30s
  • Q4
    Advantages the Confederacy had in the Civil War
    bigger Navy
    wealthier government
    more experienced generals, most battles fought in the South
    bigger population
    30s
  • Q5
    writ of habeas corpus
    requires a warrant
    Lincoln suspended this to try to win the war
    freed all slaves in the Confederacy
    protected by 2nd Amendment
    30s
  • Q6
    Bloodiest single day
    Chancellorsville
    Gettysburg
    Antietam
    Vicksburg
    30s
  • Q7
    Bloodiest battle
    Atlanta
    Vicksburg
    Gettysburg
    Antietam
    30s
  • Q8
    Showed Lincoln that ending slavery was necessary
    "Bleeding Kansas"
    Antietam
    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    13th Amendment
    30s
  • Q9
    First time the Confederacy tried to invade the North
    Antietam
    Atlanta
    Gettysburg
    Vicksburg
    30s
  • Q10
    Split the Confederacy in half
    Gettysburg
    Vicksburg
    Appomattox
    the Mississippi River
    30s
  • Q11
    If Stonewall Jackson had been there, the Confederacy might have won the battle AND war
    Atlanta
    Antietam
    Gettysbug
    Vicksburg
    30s
  • Q12
    Union won because they held the higher ground
    Vicksburg
    Antietam
    Atlanta
    Appomattox
    30s
  • Q13
    Last Confederate attempt to invade the North
    Antietam
    Vicksburg
    Gettysburg
    Appomattox
    30s
  • Q14
    Union won because they held the higher ground
    Gettysburg
    Vicksburg
    Appomattox
    Antietam
    30s
  • Q15
    Confederate loss that occurred the day after the Confederate loss at Gettysburg
    Gettysbug
    Antietam
    Appomattox
    Vicksburg
    30s

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