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5 Matching questions

  1. Uncle Tom's Cabin
  2. Sherman's March to the Sea
  3. Fort Sumter
  4. Robert E. Lee
  5. Bleeding Kansas
  1. a Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War, no deaths
  2. b 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
  3. c sequence of violent events involving Free-Staters (anti-slavery) and pro-slavery "Border Ruffians" elements that took place in Kansas Territory and the western frontier towns of the U.S. state of Missouri between roughly 1854 and 1858 attempting to influence whether Kansas would enter the Union as a free or slave state
  4. d General of the Confederates (South)
  5. e a novel published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 which portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1863, this three day battle was the bloodiest of the entire Civil War, ended in a Union victory, and is considered the turning point of the war
  2. the presidential election of 1860 was won by Abraham Lincoln, the republican candidate. He won no southern states, which angered the South sparking states to seceed from the Union.
  3. September 22, 1862 - Lincoln freed all slaves in the states that had seceded, after the Northern victory at the Battle of Antietam. Lincoln had no power to enforce the law. Allows the U.S. to get foreign aid
  4. 1820 This law allowed 2 states to enter the Union (MAINE and MISSOURI) to maintain the balance of power in the senate of free to slave states. It also banned slavery in the lands of the Louisiana Purchase, North of the 36, 30' north latitude.
  5. name of the nation established by the Southern States after secession

5 True/False questions

  1. Ulysses S. GrantUnion military commander who won victories when others had failed and defeated Lee


  2. Dred Scot Caseloyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole


  3. Gettysburg Addressspeech 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. Harper's Ferry1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves


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