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During the Civil War, the Union

launched a new national banking system

The South believed that the British would come to its aid because

Britain was dependent on Southern cotton

One reason that the British did not try to break the Union blockade of the South during the Civil War was that

they feared losing Northern grain shipments

Lincoln's declaration that the North sought to preserve the Union with or without slavery

revealed the influence of the Border States on his politics

Confederate batteries fired on Fort Sumter when it was learned that

Lincoln had ordered supplies sent to the fort

To achieve its independence, the Confederacy had to

fight the invading Union army to a draw

Possessing ___ percent of the national wealth in 1860, the South claimed only ___ percent in 1870

30, 12

The importance of the Border States became even greater when ___ was added to their number in 1861

West Virginia

America's minister to Britain, during the Civil War, under President Lincoln was

Charles Francis Adams

As a result of the Civil War, the Northern economy

greatly expanded its industrial and technological productivity

During the Civil War, women in the North

had new opportunities opened to them in industry

During the Civil War, most of the Five Civilized Tribes in the Indian Territory of present day Oklahoma

supported the confederacy

A supposed asset for the South at the beginning of the Civil War that never materialized to its real advantage was

intervention from Britain to France

In order to persuade the Border States to remain in the Union, President Lincoln

used legally dubious methods

Much of the hunger experienced by Confederate soldiers in the Civil War was due to

the South's rickety transportation system

As the Civil War began, the South seemed to have the advantage of

more talented military leaders

The decision rendered in the Dred Scott case was applauded by

pro-slavery southerners

Napoleon III's attempt to install Maximilian on the Mexican throne was a clear violation of

the Monroe Doctrine

As president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis did not exercise the arbitrary power wielded by Abraham Lincoln because

of the South's emphasis on states' rights

The Southern cause was weakened by

the concept of states' rights that the Confederacy professed

To fill the army's demand for troops, prior to 1863, the North relied mainly on


In 1861, many Northerners were willing to allow Southern states to leave the Union until

the South attacked Fort Sumter

The North's greatest strength in the Civil War was it's


The Union's establishment of the National Banking System

was the first significant step toward a unified banking network since 1836

The problems that Abraham Lincoln experienced as president were less prostrating than those experienced by Jefferson Davis partly because the North

had a long established and full recognized government

France abandoned its attempt to control Mexico

when the United States threatened to force France to leave

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