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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Civil War Questions

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Grade 11 Civil War
What was the main reason that there were more slaves in the South than in the North?
  1. Southern colonists were less willing to do labor
  2. The North had outlawed slavery
  3. Slaves couldn't handle the cold in the North
  4. The Plantation economy required a lot of slaves to do labor
Grade 11 Civil War
What was John Brown's aim at Harpers Ferry?
  1. To keep pro-slavery settlers out of Kansas.
  2. To help fugitive slaves reach freedom in the North.
  3. To challenge Abraham Lincoln in a presidential debate.
  4. To seize a federal arsenal and start a widespread slave uprising.
Grade 11 Civil War
Grade 11 Civil War
Which of the following statements describes the Fugitive Slave Act?
  1. It required all citizens to help capture escaped slaves.
  2. It freed any slaves that escaped to the North.
  3. it was included in the Wilmot Proviso
Grade 11 Civil War
Who won the presidential election of 1860?
  1. Stephen Douglas
  2. Jefferson Davis
  3. George Jefferson
  4. Abraham Lincoln
Grade 11 Civil War
Proposal to end slavery in all new territory won from Mexico.
  1. Adams-Onis Treaty
  2. Wilmot Proviso
  3. Emancipation Proclamation
  4. Treaty of Paris
Grade 11 Civil War
Who lead three hundred slaves to freedom and had a $10,000 bounty on their head?
  1. Sojourner Truth
  2. Harriet Tubman
  3. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  4. George Ponte
Grade 11 Civil War
South Carolina seceded from the United States because
  1. most voters believed that Stephan Douglas had won the election.
  2. state leaders thought that Lincoln would abolish slavery.
  3. several other southern states had seceded.
Grade 11 Civil War
What is the importance of the Thirteenth Amendment?
  1. Due Process
  2. The right of African American men to vote
  3. Abolition of Slavery
Grade 11 Civil War
Which event was a direct result of the Compromise of 1850?
  1. violence broke out in Kansas
  2. the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed
  3. California was admitted as a free state
  4. Slavery was ended in Washington D.C.
Grade 11 Civil War
Grade 11 Civil War
Grade 11 Civil War
What did the abolition movement promote?
  1. instituting slavery in new U.S. territories
  2. prohibiting the drinking of alcohol
  3. removing Native Americans from eastern states
  4. ending the institution of slavery
Grade 11 Civil War
During the 1700s, the major reason that there were more Africans enslaved in the South than the North was that
  1. slavery had been outlawed in the North
  2. enslaved persons could not tolerate the climate of the North
  3. Southern colonists were less wiling to do physical labor
  4. The Southern economy required a larger number of field laborers
Grade 11 Civil War
The movement to end slavery
  1. abolition
  2. emancipation
  3. master
  4. apprentice
Grade 11 Civil War
Which party supported the doctrine of popular sovereignty?
  1. Democrat
  2. Republican
  3. northern Democratic
  4. Constitutional Union
Grade 11 Civil War
What key difference between the North and the South ultimately led to the Civil War?
  1. the Southern climate was warm, while the Northern climate was cooler
  2. the South was less densely populated than the North
  3. the South was agricultural, while the North was more industrialized
  4. the Southern economy depended on slavery, while the Northern economy did not
Grade 11 Civil War
For which actions is Nat Turner Famous?
  1. leading a violent slave revolt
  2. fighting in the American Revolution
  3. publishing an antislavery newspaper
  4. promoting a nonviolent end to slavery
Grade 11 Civil War
The Wilmot Proviso
  1. pressed for the expansion of slavery.
  2. helped spur the rise of the antislavery political parties.
  3. lessened tensions over slavery between the North and the South
Grade 11 Civil War
Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?
  1. Lee Harvey Oswald
  2. John Wilkes Booth
  3. John Hinckley Jr.
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