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    Questions relating to the American Civil War.


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  • What country was created when Lincoln was elected?
    Confederate States of America

  • 10 points
  • Tariffs made items too expensive. Why else did the South dislike tariffs?
    Great Britain might not buy cotton

  • 15 points
  • California joined the Union under which compromise?
    Compromise of 1850

  • 15 points
  • Who accepted Lee's surrender at Appomattox?
    U.S. Grant

  • 10 points
  • What is a Border State?
    Slave states remained with Union

  • 15 points
  • Who was the Confederate General who died from infection?
    Stonewall Jackson

  • 10 points
  • KY, MO, MD and DE are what type of states?
    Border

  • 10 points
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act was determined by -
    Popular Sovereignty

  • 15 points
  • Where did the Civil War begin?
    Fort Sumter, SC

  • 10 points
  • What was the only battle fought in the North?
    Gettysburg

  • 20 points
  • Which Border State is south of Pennsylvania?
    Maryland

  • 20 points
  • What battle is known as the bloodiest one day battle?
    Antietam

  • 20 points
  • Who was responsible for getting weapons for African American soldiers?
    Frederick Douglass

  • 15 points
  • What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
    Free the slaves in the Confederacy

  • 25 points
  • What was the result of the Emancipation Proclamation?
    Runaway slaves joined the Union Army

  • 25 points
  • Name two men who wanted to preserve the Union?
    Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee

  • 25 points
  • Where did the war end?
    Appomattox, VA

  • 15 points
  • Who started the American Red Cross?
    Clara Barton

  • 10 points
  • What was the turning point of the Civil War?
    Gettysburg

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  • In the Gettysburg Address, what did Abraham Lincoln say he wanted to preserve?
    A government of, by and for the people

  • 25 points
  • Who won the Civil War?
    The North

  • 20 points
  • To balance Congress what compromise was approve?
    Missouri Compromise

  • 20 points
  • What states are shaded red?
    Confederate States of America

  • 10 points
  • What law allowed slave owners to send slave catchers to the north to return runaway slaves?
    Fugitive Slave Act

  • 15 points
  • Put the compromises in order: Compromise of 1850, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Missouri Compromise
    Missouri, Compromise of 1850, Kansas-Nebraska

  • 15 points
  • When Lincoln became president, what was his first priority?
    To preserve the Union

  • 15 points
  • When Lincoln became president, what was his first priority?
    To preserve the Union

  • 10 points
  • What country do the following people belong to? Frederick Douglass, Clara Barton, U.S. Grant
    The United States

  • 15 points
  • Name two generals in the Confederacy.
    Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson

  • 10 points
  • Identify the state and what type of state is it?
    Mississippi, Confederate

  • 15 points
  • Identify the state and what type of state is it?
    Alabama, Confederate

  • 25 points
  • Who said, "I cannot fight against my home state"?
    Robert E. Lee

  • 15 points