5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Battle of Vicksburg
- Kansas Nebraska Act
- Presidential Election of 1860
- Gettysburg Address
- Missouri Compromise
- a 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.
- b 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.
- c 1863, Union gains control of Mississippi, confederacy split in two, Grant takes lead of Union armies, total war begins
- d 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.
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- Law that provided for harsh treatment for escaped slaves and for those who helped them
- U.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".
- Union military commander who won victories when others had failed and defeated Lee
- 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
5 True/False questions
secession → loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole
total war → Type of war in which an army destroys its opponent's ability to fight by attacking civilian and economic, as well as military, targets.
Fort Sumter → Type of war in which an army destroys its opponent's ability to fight by attacking civilian and economic, as well as military, targets.
Bleeding Kansas → 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
sectionalism → loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole