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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Civil War Questions

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Grade 5 Civil War
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
What does secede mean in the following sentence?
In the 1850's southern states began to think about seceding from the Union.
  1. stay in the Union
  2. equal representation on Congress
  3. leave the Union
  4. agree with its laws
Grade 5 Civil War
Southerners in the United States needed slaves to work in their                    fields.
  1. tobacco and wheat
  2. tobacco and cotton
  3. Peanut and cotton
  4. all of the above
Grade 5 Civil War
The economy in the northern states was based mainly on
  1. farming
  2. plantation work
  3. services
  4. industry
Grade 5 Civil War
What does he word abolitionist mean in the following sentence:
William Lloyd Garrison was a famous abolitionist who wanted to end slavery.
  1. someone who is promotes slavery
  2. someone who wanted to end slavery because they felt that it was morally wrong
  3. someone who owned a slave and believed that slavery was good for the country's economy
  4. someone who is a slave
Grade 5 Civil War
What is a tariff?
  1. textiles
  2. a tax on products and goods
  3. a machine to help pick cotton
  4. a factory
Grade 5 Civil War
Why do you think Harriet Beecher Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, was so powerful?
  1. the opinion in the was in agreement with slavery
  2. the book criticized the South for owning slaves and the North for having cotton mills
  3. the book criticized the North for owning slaves
  4. the book criticized California for entering the Union as a salve state
Grade 5 Civil War
What does Antebellum mean in the following sentence:
The Antebellum Period was very prosperous time.
  1. after the war
  2. during the war
  3. before the war
  4. in the middle of war
Grade 5 Civil War
Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe?
  1. an escaped slave who helped other slaves to freedom
  2. the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
  3. an abolitionist who spoke about woman rights
  4. the wife a plantation owner
Grade 5 Civil War
Lincoln was assassinated...
  1. At Appomattoz courthouse
  2. During the first act of the play
  3. One week after the war ended
  4. Two days after he was elected
Grade 5 Civil War
Lincoln Signed the Emancipation Proclamation
  1. In 1854
  2. To end slavery
  3. To make the south happy
  4. To support slavery
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
To abolish slavery means
  1. to get rid of it
  2. to maintain it
  3. to support it
  4. to run away from it
Grade 5 Civil War
The first shots of the Civil War were fired here.
  1. Fort Sumter, SC
  2. Atlanta, GA
  3. Appomattox, VA
  4. Birmingham, AL
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