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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Civil War Questions

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Grade 6 Civil War
When was the Civil War?
  1. 1862-1869
  2. 1861-1865
  3. 1841-1845
  4. 1861-1863
Grade 6 Civil War
Who was Jefferson Davis?
  1. Leader of the Union army
  2. First president of the United States
  3. President of the Confederacy
  4. Leader of slave rebellions
Grade 6 Civil War
At what location did Lee surrender to Grant?
  1. Petersburg
  2. Washington, D.C.
  3. Appomattox
  4. Richmond
Grade 6 Civil War
What was the Missouri Compromise?
  1. Gave power to the Southern plantation owners
  2. Empowered the Northern factory owners
  3. Equalised the number of free and slave states
  4. Established the Confederacy
Grade 6 Civil War
What is sectionalism?
  1. Division of white from black
  2. The idea that one part of a nation is superior to another
  3. Loyalty to part of a nation
  4. Equality
Grade 6 Civil War
Where did the majority of slaves work in the South?
  1. In factories
  2. On plantations and farms
  3. In cities and towns
  4. In stores and restaurants
Grade 6 Civil War
Led a rebellion that killed 60 whites
  1. Henry Clay
  2. Nat Turner
  3. John C Calhoun
  4. Stephen Douglas
Grade 6 Civil War
Sojourner Truth was:
  1. a former abolitionist
  2. a former slave
  3. a former mother
  4. a woman who lied a great deal
Grade 6 Civil War
What were the Southern Soldiers called?
  1. Confederate Soldiers
  2. Civil Unions
  3. Union Soldiers
  4. Railroads
Grade 6 Civil War
Who shot Abraham Lincoln?
  1. John Wilkes Booth
  2. Paul Revere
  3. Lee Harvey Oswald
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 6 Civil War
The first shot of the Civil War was fired at
  1. Gettysburg
  2. Fort Sumter
  3. Bull Run
  4. Vicksburg
Grade 6 Civil War
What does the word abolish mean?
  1. to do away with completely
  2. to disobey its rules
  3. to set it free from prison
  4. to fight a war over it
Grade 6 Civil War
The underground railroad was
  1. a subway that slaves rode to enter a free state
  2. a tunnel underground that slaves utilized in order to gain their freedom
  3. a railroad underground that slaves road to freedom
  4. a network of safe areas where slaves can stay while escaping to freedom
Grade 6 Civil War
Which term best describes the Battle of Gettysburg?
  1. Small-scale
  2. Turning Point
  3. Endgame
  4. Bloodless
Grade 6 Civil War
What were the Northern Soldiers called?
  1. Confederates Soldiers
  2. Civil Unions
  3. Union Soldiers
  4. Railroads
Grade 6 Civil War
An abolitionist is someone who
  1. makes speeches
  2. is in favor of slavery
  3. destroys things
  4. is against slavery
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