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7th --Causes and the Civil War Test

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  1. Compromise of 1850
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. Confederate States of America
  4. Battle of Bull Run
  5. Jefferson Davis
  1. a an American statesman and politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865
  2. b California is free, Fugitive Slave Act passed, popular soverignity used in Utah and New Mexico territories to settle the issue of slavery
  3. c name of the nation established by the Southern States after secession
  4. d U.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".
  5. e 1861, 1st major battle, proved war was going to be long and costly

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. After 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. rights and powers independent of the federal government
  3. September 22, 1862 - Lincoln freed all slaves in the states that had seceded, after the Northern victory at the Battle of Antietam. Lincoln had no power to enforce the law. Allows the U.S. to get foreign aid
  4. the presidential election of 1860 was won by Abraham Lincoln, the republican candidate. He won no southern states, which angered the South sparking states to seceed from the Union.
  5. Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War, no deaths

5 True/False Questions

  1. Battle of Gettysburg1863, Union gains control of Mississippi, confederacy split in two, Grant takes lead of Union armies, total war begins


  2. turning pointa moment in history that marks a decisive change, change of who is winning the war


  3. Appomattox CourthouseApril 1865., the Virginia town where Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in 1865, ending the Civil War


  4. secessionformal separation from an alliance or federation, the withdrawal of eleven Southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War


  5. total warType of war in which an army destroys its opponent's ability to fight by attacking civilian and economic, as well as military, targets.


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