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How many states seceded from the Union?
Where were the first shots of the war fired?
In what year was the Battle of Antietam fought?
What other battle was going on while the Battle of Gettysburg was being fought in Pennsylvania?
What did Lincoln call his "greatest and most enduring contribution to the history of the war"?
The Emancipation Proclamation
Was disagreement over the electoral college process a cause of the civil war?
What brought the Confederate Army troops to Gettysburg, Penn. for the decisive battle?
The roads went through there. / They needed shoes
What were the names of the two ironclad ships that battled it out during the Civil War at the Battle of Hampton Roads?
Merrimack and Monitor
How many days after Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox was Abraham Lincoln was shot and killed?
About how many American soldiers lost their lives in the Civil War?
What was the South's view of slavery during the Civil War?
both of the above
The South felt that the government shouldn't interfere with slavery because it was necessary for a healthy economy and the constitution protected the institution of slavery. The southern states also felt that freeing the slaves would lead to a revolution.
What city was chosen as the confederate capital in 1861?
What popular battle was also called the Battle of Manassas?
The Battle of Bull Run
How many versions of the Gettysburg address are there?
Which battle was the bloodiest of the Civil War?
The Battle of Gettysburg
What allowed a male citizen aged 20 to 45 exemption from the draft?
Paying $300 or providing a substitute
What percentage of the Union Army was African-American?
Why are there often two names for the same battle?
The Union and the Confederacy named them differently.
Who won the American Civil War?
Which of the following was NOT a cause of the Civil War?
disagreement over the electoral college process
Which of the following is NOT another name for the American Civil War?
War of the People
The Civil War was also called the War Between the States, the War of the Rebellion, the War for the Union and the War for Southern Independence.
The Civil War killed more Americans than WWI, WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War combined.
Which of these claimed the most lives during the Civil War?
What did Lincoln suggest doing to African-Americans when the war started?
sending them out of the country
Who became president once Lincoln was assassinated?
What happened to John Wilkes Booth after he assassinated President Lincoln?
he was killed by Union troops
Which 1865 Constitutional amendment abolished slavery?
Where did General Lee surrender to General Grant, finally ending the bloody battle?
Which side relied on hot air balloons for reconnaissance missions during the Civil War?
Which side used submarines during battle in the Civil War?
How many formerly enslaved people were freed thanks to the Civil War?
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