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Civil War Questions - All Grades

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Grade 5 Civil War
The people that fought to end slavery were called
  1. terrorists
  2. freedomnists
  3. Pilgrims
  4. abolitionists
Grade 5 Civil War
To abolish slavery means to
  1. get rid of it.
  2. maintain it.
  3. support it.
  4. run away from it.
Grade 5 Civil War
What was the first battle of the Civil War?
  1. Battle of Fort Sumter
  2. Battle of Chancellorsville
  3. Battle of Bull Run
  4. Battle of Gettysburg
Grade 5 Civil War
Cotton was "king" because
  1. it was an important part of the North's growing industrial economy.
  2. the cotton gin made it easy to produce.
  3. slave labor made it easy to harvest.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 5 Civil War
The main crops grown on Southern plantations were:
  1. corn and potatoes
  2. soy beans, peanuts, and cotton
  3. cotton, tobacco, rice, and sugar
Grade 5 Civil War
Was it really a railroad under the ground?
  1. Yes, they followed the railroad.
  2. No, it was just a pathway to escape.
Grade 5 Civil War
Grade 5 Civil War
The Underground Railroad was
  1. an underground train
  2. a secret caves the slaves traveled
  3. a group of people that helped slaves escape
  4. A railroad haunted by the ghost of slaves
Grade 5 Civil War
The first shots of the Civil War were fired at
  1. Fort Sumter, SC.
  2. Atlanta, GA.
  3. Appomattox, VA.
  4. Birmingham, AL.
Grade 5 Civil War
What was the name of the document that President Lincoln drafted to put an end to slavery.
  1. The Declaration of Independence
  2. The Emancipation Proclamation
  3. The Gettysburg Address
  4. The Bill of Rights
Grade 5 Civil War
Why do you think Harriet Beecher Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, was so powerful?
  1. It was in agreement with slavery.
  2. It criticized the South for owning slaves and the North for having cotton mills.
  3. It criticized the North for owning slaves.
  4. It criticized California for entering the Union as a slave state.
Grade 5 Civil War
What was the only Civil War battle fought on Northern soil?
  1. Battle of Chancellorsville
  2. Battle of Bull Run
  3. Battle of Appomattox
  4. Battle of Gettysburg
Grade 7 Civil War
Define 'sectionalism':
  1. Group of several families
  2. Line of descent through the mother
  3. Allegiance to local interests rather than national interests
  4. Tax imposed on manufactured goods IMPORTED into America
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