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5 Matching questions

  1. John Wilkes Booth
  2. Gen. Sherman
  3. State what factors caused Lincoln to change his war goals to include freeing the enslaved persons.(429)
  4. Martial Law
  5. Total War
  1. a a form of military rule that includes suspending Bill of Rights guarantees
  2. b a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
  3. c war on all aspects of the enemy's life
  4. d Northern general who was put in charge after no other generals could defeat Lee. He marched into Virginia, set fire to Atlanta and destroyed Richmond.
  5. e increasing pressure from abolitionists and Radical Republicans to turn the war into a crusade against slave so as to destroy an institution that violated human principles of freedom and dignity. He also realized no European government would defend the South in a war to abolish slavery.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War
  2. The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
  3. African-Americans were both drafted and enlisted into the Union's army during the course of the Civil War. The same could be said for both the North and the South territories across the United States. 200,000 African-Americans were on the battle field, and an additional 150,000 were part of the engineering corps.
  4. A battle about 30 miles from Washington, D.C., when 30,000 Northern troops fought a smaller Confederate force near a stream called Bull Run. Indication of war and the travesty of war. People thought they could have a "picnic" and watch the battle.
    In this battle, technology aids the South (telegraph for more troops brought by train).
  5. in May 1863, Virginia, Lee smashed General Joe Hooker, who lost 17,000 men to an army half the size of his.

5 True/False questions

  1. AppomattoxAfter the war, worked to identify thousands of soldiers who had perished at the Andersonville prison camp; founded the American Red Cross.


  2. San FranciscoThe Union feared attack on SF, poured large amounts of money for defense. Confederacy had too limited resources, were never able to attack.


  3. Explain Lincoln's timing in issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.(422)Emancipation Proclamation An official public announcement made by Lincoln on September 22, 1862, to free the slaves of the Confederacy, which made this conflict a war against slavery.


  4. Explain how women supported the war effort behind the lines.(429)Women would help on farms and handle chores. Many Women worked as government clerks and factory workers—including dangerous work in factories and making weapons and ammunition for soldiers. Some women also went with armies in the field, cooking, sewing, and washing.


  5. Summarize the advantages of the North and South.(429)Unions three pronged strategy - capture the Mississippi River. 2.Blockade the southern ports. 3. Capture Richmond virginia. Southern strategy - kept and used a strong army


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