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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Civil War Questions

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Grade 5 Civil War
                       was an escaped slave who became a writer, orator, journalist, and leading abolitionist.
  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. Harriet Tubman
  4. Dred Scott
Grade 5 Civil War
Ulysses S. Grant surrendered to Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil War
Who was the President of the United States during the Civil War?
  1. Jefferson Davis
  2. Robert E. Lee
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Ulysses S. Grant
Grade 5 Civil War
Juneteenth is the anniversary date of which event?
  1. The Battle of Gettysburg
  2. The end of slavery in Texas
  3. The Emancipation Proclamation
  4. The Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House
Grade 5 Civil War
Sherman's "March to the Sea" used a strategy called total war to destroy the resources of the south.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil War
Select the correct term for the description.
the freeing of slaves
  1. tariff
  2. emancipation
  3. Dred Scott decision
  4. sectionalism
  5. Missouri Compromise
Grade 5 Civil War

                  led an attack on Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in order to provoke a slave revolt.
  1. Dred Scott
  2. John Brown
  3. Robert E. Lee
  4. Fredrick Douglass
Grade 5 Civil War
Select the correct term for the description.
ruled that slavery was legal
  1. tariff
  2. emancipation
  3. Dred Scott decision
  4. sectionalism
  5. Missouri Compromise
Grade 5 Civil War
Select the correct term for the description.
regional loyalty
  1. tariff
  2. emancipation
  3. Dred Scott decision
  4. sectionalism
  5. Missouri Compromise
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 5 Civil War
Because it was far away from most of the fighting, many southerners fled with their slaves to Texas.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil War
The slaves in Texas, who were freed on June 19th, 1865, were the last slaves in America to be freed.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil War
The Civil War had already ended by the time it was announced on June 19, 1865, that slavery had ended in Texas.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil War
Select the correct term for the description.
kept balance between slave and free states
  1. tariff
  2. emancipation
  3. Dred Scott decision
  4. sectionalism
  5. Missouri Compromise
Grade 5 Civil War
Which man was known as the Great Compromiser?
  1. John C. Calhoun
  2. Andrew Jackson
  3. Roger B. Taney
  4. Henry Clay
Grade 5 Civil War
In addition to working on the farm or in factories, many women helped in the war effort by volunteering as                ?
  1. teachers
  2. soldiers
  3. nurses
  4. scouts
Grade 5 Civil War
Who was the first and only President of the Confederacy?
  1. John C. Calhoun
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. Jefferson Davis
  4. John Bell
Grade 5 Civil War
What was the name of the Union strategy of blocking southern ports to prevent goods and supplies from reaching citizens in the South?
  1. the Continental System
  2. the Constrictor Plan
  3. the Anaconda Plan
  4. the Great Blockade
Grade 5 Civil War
Which of the following was a major cause of the American Civil War?
  1. Foreign Invasion
  2. Immigration
  3. Taxes
  4. Slavery
Grade 5 Civil War
Select the correct term for the description.
tax on imported goods
  1. tariff
  2. emancipation
  3. Dred Scott decision
  4. sectionalism
  5. Missouri Compromise
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