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5 Matching questions

  1. John Wilkes Booth
  2. Clara Barton
  3. Battle of New Orleans
  4. Gen. Sherman
  5. Union Party
  1. a During the night, David Farragut led 20/24 ships successfully past several forts into the port of New Orleans, where it surrendered without a shot.
  2. b After the war, worked to identify thousands of soldiers who had perished at the Andersonville prison camp; founded the American Red Cross.
  3. c a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
  4. d in the presidential election of 1964 (Lincoln's re-election), the Republican party temporarily changed its name to the Union party to attract Democrats who supported the war.
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
  2. The Union troops forced Lee's troops to retreat, but they lost too many people and were damaged to pursue Lee and finish him. Lincoln was not completely happy with the Union army's actions.
  3. 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).
  4. 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.
  5. Commander of the Union Navy, led 20/24 ships successfully past several forts into the port of New Orleans, where it surrendered without a shot.

5 True/False questions

  1. Jefferson DavisChosen as Confederate President


  2. Radical Republicansa form of military rule that includes suspending Bill of Rights guarantees


  3. Gettysburgpg. 419 Union troops and the Confederates battled on July 3 of 1862. After 3 days of war, Union troops were more than 23,000 and more than 28,000 for the Confederates. On July 4, Lee retreated to Virginia.


  4. Examine how the tactics used by Union generals Philip Sheridan and William Sherman.(435)Sherman used a tactic known as forage. This was used by striking into the enemy territory and to forage, or live off the land. Sherman continued to cause a path of destruction of cities, land and property where ever he went leaving the area a wasteland. This weakened enemy forces and moral.


  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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