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5 Matching questions

  1. Martial Law
  2. Explain Lincoln's timing in issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.(422)
  3. Explain how women supported the war effort behind the lines.(429)
  4. Clara Barton
  5. Examine how the tactics used by Union generals Philip Sheridan and William Sherman.(435)
  1. a Women would help on farms and handle chores. Many Women worked as government clerks and factory workers—including dangerous work in factories and making weapons and ammunition for soldiers. Some women also went with armies in the field, cooking, sewing, and washing.
  2. b Sherman used a tactic known as forage. This was used by striking into the enemy territory and to forage, or live off the land. Sherman continued to cause a path of destruction of cities, land and property where ever he went leaving the area a wasteland. This weakened enemy forces and moral.
  3. c The Union troops forced Lee's troops to retreat, but they lost too many people and were damaged to pursue Lee and finish him. Lincoln was not completely happy with the Union army's actions.
  4. d After the war, worked to identify thousands of soldiers who had perished at the Andersonville prison camp; founded the American Red Cross.
  5. e a form of military rule that includes suspending Bill of Rights guarantees

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. in the presidential election of 1964 (Lincoln's re-election), the Republican party temporarily changed its name to the Union party to attract Democrats who supported the war.
  2. Union forces, led by General Ulysses S. Grant, reached Jackson, the capital of Mississippi. They then turned and fought their way to Vicksburg. Grant then laid siege to Vicksburg. Conditions were harsh: they starved and ate horses, mules, and dogs. July 4, 1863, Vicksburg surrenders.
  3. The Battle of Gettysburg was significant because after 28,000 confederate men are killed, Lee decides to retreat. In turn, the Union army intended to pursue Lee. The Union only lost 23,000 men.
  4. The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
  5. Chosen as Confederate President

5 True/False questions

  1. John Wilkes Bootha fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.


  2. Gen. ShermanNorthern general who was put in charge after no other generals could defeat Lee. He marched into Virginia, set fire to Atlanta and destroyed Richmond.


  3. San FranciscoThe Union feared attack on SF, poured large amounts of money for defense. Confederacy had too limited resources, were never able to attack.


  4. Green Backsa piece of U.S. paper money first issued by the North during the Civil War


  5. Appomattoxcourt house famous as the site of the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant