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5 Matching questions

  1. states' rights
  2. Gettysburg Address
  3. Harper's Ferry
  4. sectionalism
  5. Sherman's March to the Sea
  1. a After the burning of Atlanta Georgia on Nov 15 1864, he marched 300 miles to savannah and arrived there December 22nd 1864, his purpose was to destroy the South's supply chain and morale
  2. b rights and powers independent of the federal government
  3. c 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
  4. d 1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves
  5. e loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. This Act set up Kansas and Nebraska as states. Each state would use popular sovereignty to decide what to do about slavery. People who were proslavery and antislavery moved to Kansas to try to make it either free or slave.
  2. California is free, Fugitive Slave Act passed, popular soverignity used in Utah and New Mexico territories to settle the issue of slavery
  3. U.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".
  4. a novel published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 which portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral
  5. name of the nation established by the Southern States after secession

5 True/False questions

  1. Robert E. LeeGeneral of the Confederates (South)


  2. Battle of Bull Run1863, Union gains control of Mississippi, confederacy split in two, Grant takes lead of Union armies, total war begins


  3. Jefferson Davisan American statesman and politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865


  4. turning pointa moment in history that marks a decisive change, change of who is winning the war


  5. Fort SumterType of war in which an army destroys its opponent's ability to fight by attacking civilian and economic, as well as military, targets.