5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Battle of New Orleans
- Ft. Sumter
- State why the Battle of Gettysburg was so significant.(422)
- a McClellan found a copy of Lee's plans and realized that the Confederate forces were divided and he could destroy Lee's army. McClellan attacked Lee at Antietam Creek in 1862. He forced Lee to retreat back into Virginia but his army was too damaged to pursue Lee and finish him.
- b Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War
- c court house famous as the site of the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant
- d During the night, David Farragut led 20/24 ships successfully past several forts into the port of New Orleans, where it surrendered without a shot.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a private relief organization that collected millions of dollars for projects to improve the living conditions of Union Soldiers
- Advantages of the North: the Union's three-pronged military strategy; Superior resources; twice the population Advantages of the South: Better army because of strong military tradition; resources provided by Europe
- 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.
- commander of the Confederate army
- The Union wanted to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia which was later destroyed my Sherman's march
5 True/False questions
John Wilkes Booth → a fanatical Confederate sympathizer who killed Lincoln just 5 days after Lee's surrender.
Radical Republicans → Opposed Lincoln's view that the war was only to preserve the Union and his refusal to make the end of slavery a goal of the war.
San Francisco → Commander of the Union Navy, led 20/24 ships successfully past several forts into the port of New Orleans, where it surrendered without a shot.
Clara Barton → court house famous as the site of the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant
List the contributions made by African-Americans to the war effort on both sides.(429) → African-Americans were both drafted and enlisted into the Union's army during the course of the Civil War. The same could be said for both the North and the South territories across the United States. 200,000 African-Americans were on the battle field, and an additional 150,000 were part of the engineering corps.