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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Civil War Questions

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Grade 7 Civil War
The Emancipation Proclamation was made to                          .
  1. free slaves
  2. end the war
  3. make friends in the South
  4. help Southern landowners
Grade 7 Civil War
Who said "A house divided against itself cannot stand"?
  1. Stephen A. Douglas
  2. George Washington
  3. Dred Scott
  4. Abraham Lincoln
Grade 7 Civil War
Where did the first attack occur to start the Civil War?
  1. Fort Sumter
  2. Virginia
  3. Gettysburg
  4. Bull run
Grade 7 Civil War
Define 'sectionalism':
  1. Group of several families
  2. Line of descent through the mother
  3. Allegiance to local interests rather than national interests
  4. Tax imposed on manufactured goods IMPORTED into America
Grade 7 Civil War
Who was elected as President of the Confederacy?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Stonewall Jackson
  3. Jefferson Davis
  4. Abraham Lincoln
Grade 7 Civil War
Which two Union generals attacked Vicksburg and Jackson, MS along the Mississippi river to seize it as a great asset for the North in a battle in which Abraham Lincoln dubbed "Vicksburg is the key!" (to the Civil War)?
  1. General Lee/General Jackson(Stonewall)
  2. General Ulysses S. Grant/Admiral Farragut
  3. General Scott/General McClellan
  4. General Sherman/General Stewart
Grade 7 Civil War
Grade 7 Civil War
All of the following were a result of Sherman's March to the Sea EXCEPT...
  1. Lee's men grew inspired by the great Southern victory.
  2. Many cities in the South would be burnt.
  3. Once freed, many slaves joined General Sherman's army.
  4. Planation owners in the deep South grew tired of the war.
Grade 7 Civil War
Who came up with the Anaconda Plan (North's strategy)?
  1. Francis Scott Key
  2. Winfield Scott
  3. Frederick Douglas
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 7 Civil War
Which battle/attack signified the beginning of the American Civil War?
  1. Battle of Lexington and Concord
  2. Attack on Fort Henry
  3. Attack at Fort Sumter
  4. Attack at Fort Summer
Grade 7 Civil War
Grade 7 Civil War
Which of the following did NOT contribute to the high death tolls in the Civil War?
  1. ancient battle tactics/ new technology
  2. tight quarters, low quality supplies
  3. new medicine practices
  4. casulaties on both sides were from the same country
Grade 7 Civil War
Who was the most important Admiral for the Union Navy?
  1. Robert E. Lee
  2. John Brown
  3. U.S. Grant
  4. David Farragut
Grade 7 Civil War
Who was the first state to secede from the north?
  1. South Carolina
  2. Virginia
  3. Texas
  4. Georgia
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