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5 Matching questions

  1. Dred Scot Case
  2. Confederate States of America
  3. Battle of Vicksburg
  4. total war
  5. Uncle Tom's Cabin
  1. a Landmark Supreme Court case in which the Missouri Compromise is found unconstitutional, Congress cannot place bans on slavery as it is the same effect as removing property without due process of law under the 6th Amendment, power must be left tot he states, and African Americans are not citizens.
  2. b Type of war in which an army destroys its opponent's ability to fight by attacking civilian and economic, as well as military, targets.
  3. c 1863, Union gains control of Mississippi, confederacy split in two, Grant takes lead of Union armies, total war begins
  4. d name of the nation established by the Southern States after secession
  5. e a novel published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 which portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. General of the Confederates (South)
  2. sequence of violent events involving Free-Staters (anti-slavery) and pro-slavery "Border Ruffians" elements that took place in Kansas Territory and the western frontier towns of the U.S. state of Missouri between roughly 1854 and 1858 attempting to influence whether Kansas would enter the Union as a free or slave state
  3. 1820 This law allowed 2 states to enter the Union (MAINE and MISSOURI) to maintain the balance of power in the senate of free to slave states. It also banned slavery in the lands of the Louisiana Purchase, North of the 36, 30' north latitude.
  4. California is free, Fugitive Slave Act passed, popular soverignity used in Utah and New Mexico territories to settle the issue of slavery
  5. loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole

5 True/False questions

  1. Sherman's March to the SeaAfter the burning of Atlanta Georgia on Nov 15 1864, he marched 300 miles to savannah and arrived there December 22nd 1864, his purpose was to destroy the South's supply chain and morale


  2. Abraham LincolnU.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".


  3. Battle of Bull Run1861, 1st major battle, proved war was going to be long and costly


  4. Jefferson Davisloyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole


  5. Battle of Gettysburg1863, this three day battle was the bloodiest of the entire Civil War, ended in a Union victory, and is considered the turning point of the war


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