5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Abraham Lincoln
- Battle of Gettysburg
- Appomattox Courthouse
- total war
- Robert E. Lee
- a Type of war in which an army destroys its opponent's ability to fight by attacking civilian and economic, as well as military, targets.
- b U.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".
- c April 1865., the Virginia town where Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in 1865, ending the Civil War
- d General of the Confederates (South)
- e 1863, 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- name of the nation established by the Southern States after secession
- 1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves
- 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.
- speech by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg, key ideas were liberty, equality, and democratic ideas; purpose of war was to portect those ideas
- a novel published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 which portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral
5 True/False questions
Jefferson Davis → loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole
Missouri Compromise → 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.
Sherman's March to the Sea → 1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves
Compromise of 1850 → California is free, Fugitive Slave Act passed, popular soverignity used in Utah and New Mexico territories to settle the issue of slavery
Fort Sumter → Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War, no deaths