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Civil War Questions - All Grades

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Grade 8 Civil War
Grade 6 Civil War
Grade 6 Civil War
Grade 8 Civil War
Which state was the first to secede from the Union?
  1. Texas
  2. South Carolina
  3. Virginia
  4. California
  5. Louisiana
Grade 8 Civil War
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued after which Union victory?
  1. Gettysburg
  2. Fredricksburg
  3. Antietam
  4. Vicksburg
  5. None of the above
Grade 8 Civil War
Grade 7 Civil War
Grade 5 Civil War
Many abolitionists were inspired by the religious revival known as the                       .
  1. Counter-Reformation
  2. First Great Awakening
  3. Protestant Reformation
  4. Second Great Awakening
Grade 7 Civil War
William T. Sherman first saw action during which conflict?
  1. Mexican-American War
  2. Texas Revolution
  3. Seminole Wars
  4. Civil War
Grade 7 Civil War
Grade 8 Civil War
What made freeing the slave a new focus for the Civil War?
  1. The Battle of Vicksburg
  2. The Emancipation Proclamation
  3. The Battle of Bull Run
  4. The Fugitive Slave Act
Grade 7 Civil War
Why were Sherman's peace terms rejected by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton?
  1. They required the Union to pay for the damages caused by the March to the Sea
  2. The allowed plantation owners to keep their slaves
  3. They allowed some states to say out of the Union.
  4. They were seen as too lenient of the South
Grade 4 Civil War
Grade 8 Civil War
Who led the federal forces during the John Brown Raid?
  1. U.S. Grant
  2. Jefferson Davis
  3. Zachary Taylor
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 4 Civil War
Tubman fought for women's suffrage, which is another word for what?
  1. Equal pay
  2. The right to vote
  3. The right to own land
  4. The right to an education
Grade 8 Civil War
The first shot of the Civil War was fired at                  
  1. Gettysburg
  2. Fredericksburg
  3. Chancellorsville
  4. Fort Sumter
  5. None of the above
Grade 6 Civil War
What was the name of William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist newspaper?
  1. The Liberator
  2. The North Star
  3. The Emancipator
  4. The American Issue
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