What era was characterized by a change from hand tools to machines?
What was the main economic activity of the south?
Where were most of the nation's factories located?
What did Samuel F. B. Morse invent and what did it do?
the telegraph and morse code; helped people communicate
Who invented the cotton gin?
Which inventions helped to increase transportation?
canals and steamboats
Who invented the steamboat?
Who invented the mechanical reaper?
Who invented interchangeable parts?
Who invented the steel plow?
What is the movement to ban alcohol?
What is the movement to end slavery?
Name famous abolitionists.
fredrick douglass, harriet beecher stowe, harriet tubman
Who created public schools?
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
harriet beecher stowe
What is sectionalism?
pride for your section of the country
What is the Missouri Compromise?
missouri became a slave state and maine became a free state
What does the Fugitive Slave Law require?
all fugitive slaves must be returned to their owner
Why did southern states secede from the Union after the election of 1860?
lincoln didn't support slavery
What event marked the start of the Civil War?
What is the 54th Massachusets regiment know for today?
the first group of african american soldiers
Who was the sixteenth U.S President during the Civil War?
Who was the President of South during the Civil War?
Which event was the turning point of the war?
Which was the battle when the North capture the Mississippi River?
Who accepted Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia?
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
freed all southern slaves
Which amendment ended slavery?
Which amendment gave blacks the right to vote?
Which amendment gave citizenship to former slaves?
What was the name of the period of rebuilding after the Civil War?