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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Civil War Questions

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Grade 6 Civil War
Grade 6 Civil War
Grade 6 Civil War
Why were some abolitionists unhappy with the Emancipation Proclamation?
  1. It did not apply to the entire country.
  2. They felt Lincoln had issued it too soon.
  3. They wanted the South to be punished for starting the war.
  4. It freed too many slaves too quickly.
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
Grade 6 Civil War
Which abolitionist gave the speech "Ain't I a Woman?"
  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. Harriet Tubman
  3. Frederick Douglass
  4. Sojourner Truth
Grade 6 Civil War
When was the Civil War?
  1. 1862-1869
  2. 1861-1865
  3. 1841-1845
  4. 1861-1863
Grade 6 Civil War
At what location did Lee surrender to Grant?
  1. Petersburg
  2. Washington, D.C.
  3. Appomattox
  4. Richmond
Grade 6 Civil War
What were the Southern Soldiers called?
  1. Confederate Soldiers
  2. Civil Unions
  3. Union Soldiers
  4. Railroads
Grade 6 Civil War
Who was Jefferson Davis?
  1. Leader of the Union army
  2. First president of the United States
  3. President of the Confederacy
  4. Leader of slave rebellions
Grade 6 Civil War
The first shot of the Civil War was fired at
  1. Gettysburg
  2. Fort Sumter
  3. Bull Run
  4. Vicksburg
Grade 6 Civil War
What was the Missouri Compromise?
  1. Gave power to the Southern plantation owners
  2. Empowered the Northern factory owners
  3. Equalised the number of free and slave states
  4. Established the Confederacy
Grade 6 Civil War
Who shot Abraham Lincoln?
  1. John Wilkes Booth
  2. Paul Revere
  3. Lee Harvey Oswald
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 6 Civil War
What does the word abolish mean?
  1. to do away with completely
  2. to disobey its rules
  3. to set it free from prison
  4. to fight a war over it
Grade 6 Civil War
Where did the majority of slaves work in the South?
  1. In factories
  2. On plantations and farms
  3. In cities and towns
  4. In stores and restaurants
Grade 6 Civil War
Which term best describes the Battle of Gettysburg?
  1. Small-scale
  2. Turning Point
  3. Endgame
  4. Bloodless
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