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Grade 4 Civil War
The purpose of the Tuskegee Institute was to teach farming.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil War
Where did Tubman lead slaves after the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act?
  1. California
  2. New York
  3. Canada
  4. Mexico
Grade 4 Civil War
Tubman helped which abolitionist plan his raid on Harper's Ferry?
  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. William Seward
  4. John Brown
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 4 Civil War
What was the turning point of the Civil War?
  1. Battle of Vicksburg
  2. Battle of Gettysburg
  3. Battle of Fredericksburg
  4. Battle at Fort Sumter
Grade 4 Civil War
How many Southern states seceded from the United States?
  1. 1
  2. 9
  3. 11
  4. 15
Grade 4 Civil War
When did the Civil War began?
  1. April 12, 1861
  2. April 12, 2016
  3. December 25, 1856
  4. July 4, 1861
Grade 4 Civil War
How many trips did Harriet Tubman take to lead escaped slaves north?
  1. 13
  2. 11
  3. 7
  4. 5
Grade 4 Civil War
Which of the following is true of the Emancipation Proclamation?
  1. It freed all slaves.
  2. It repaid slave owners.
  3. It granted voting rights to freed slaves.
  4. It only freed slaves in territories held by the Confederacy.
Grade 4 Civil War
Who shot Abraham Lincoln?
  1. John Wilkes Booth
  2. Andrew Johnson
  3. Andrew Booth
  4. William Sherman
Grade 4 Civil War
The Battle of                        was the first major clash of the Civil War.
  1. Bull Run
  2. Richmond
  3. Appomattox Court House
  4. Fredericksburg
Grade 4 Civil War
Prior to the Emancipation Proclamation, the elimination of slavery was not a goal of the Union.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil War
Who issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
  1. William Tecumseh Sherman
  2. Ulysses S. Grant
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 4 Civil War
What was the name for the group of people who were against slavery in the 1800s?
  1. conductors
  2. inventors
  3. abolitionists
  4. immigrants
Grade 4 Civil War
What General was in charge of the Union Army during the Civil War?
  1. Robert E. Lee
  2. Andrew Johnson
  3. Dwight Eisenhower
  4. Ulysses Grant
Grade 4 Civil War
In addition to freeing slaves in Confederate states, the Emancipation Proclamation also allowed freed slaves to join the Union military.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil War
What did the Fugitive Slave Law require?
  1. That all people (even in free states) help to return runaway slaves to their owners.
  2. That slaves who made it to the Northern states were free.
  3. That all slaves could try to get to freedom.
  4. That people in the North did not have to help return runaway slaves to their owners.
Grade 4 Civil War
In September 1862 President Lincoln announced the                          , freeing all African Americans in the Confederate states.
  1. states rights
  2. union
  3. Emancipation Proclamation
  4. siege
Grade 4 Civil War
An end to slavery is called?
  1. abolition
  2. reconstruction
  3. black codes
  4. secede
Grade 4 Civil War
The Civil War, or the "War Between the States", started in                .
  1. 1761
  2. 1861
  3. 1961
  4. 2001
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