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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 7 Civil War
All of the following were a result of Sherman's March to the Sea EXCEPT...
  1. Lee's men grew inspired by the great Southern victory.
  2. Many cities in the South would be burnt.
  3. Once freed, many slaves joined General Sherman's army.
  4. Planation owners in the deep South grew tired of the 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 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
Grade 7 Civil War
Which two Union generals attacked Vicksburg and Jackson, MS along the Mississippi river to seize it as a great asset for the North in a battle in which Abraham Lincoln dubbed "Vicksburg is the key!" (to the Civil War)?
  1. General Lee/General Jackson(Stonewall)
  2. General Ulysses S. Grant/Admiral Farragut
  3. General Scott/General McClellan
  4. General Sherman/General Stewart
Grade 5 Civil War
Who was the father of the Underground Railroad?
  1. William Still
  2. Frederick Douglas
  3. Donald Trump
Grade 5 Civil War
Who escaped from slavery?
  1. Doug Coin
  2. Frederick Douglas
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.
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