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Civil War (Grades 11-12)

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Civil War

The attack on                            led to the beginning of the Civil War.
What key difference between the North and the South ultimately led to the Civil War?
  1. the Southern climate was warm, while the Northern climate was cooler
  2. the South was less densely populated than the North
  3. the South was agricultural, while the North was more industrialized
  4. the Southern economy depended on slavery, while the Northern economy did not
What city was the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War?
  1. Atlanta
  2. Montgomery
  3. Richmond
  4. Savannah
Who wrote the book Uncle Tom's Cabin, which heavily influenced public opinion of the Civil War?
  1. Clara Barton
  2. Molly Picher
  3. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  4. Harriet Tubman
After the Civil War the Constitution was amended to outlaw slavery. Which amendment accomplished it?
  1. 23rd
  2. 13th
  3. 14th
  4. 12th
  5. none of the above
What did Dred Scott do that made him famous?
  1. He escaped
  2. He sued the government for his freedom
  3. He was African American
  4. He fought in the Civil War
Which is the best word to describe President Lincoln's original plan for Reconstruction?
  1. vindictive
  2. harsh
  3. lenient
  4. unfair
Which action showed that President Andrew Johnson did not support greater rights for African Americans in the South
  1. he allowed high-ranking Confederates to vote without swearing allegiance to the United States
  2. he vetoed the Freedmen's Bureau Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1866
  3. he fired Secretary of War Edwin Stanton in 1868
  4. he supported a Reconstruction plan similar to President Lincoln's plan
Which of the following was not a provision of the Reconstruction Act of 1867
  1. the South would be divided into military districts
  2. Southern states had to pass the Fourteenth Amendment
  3. Southern states had to give African Americans the right to vote
  4. All African-American families would receive 40 Acres and a mule
Which event occurred during the era of Reconstruction?
  1. Secession the Southern States
  2. Impeachment of President Johnson
  3. Creation of President Roosevelt's New Deal
  4. End of the Great Depression
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