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Chapter 15-The Civil War TEST-Franks

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People Matching-On your Scantron, clearly mark the letter for person that the statement
A. Abraham Lincoln

B. George McClellan

C. Thomas Jackson

D. Ulysses S. Grant

51. Union general who often gave Lincoln excuses for not fighting the Confederates;
Lincoln defeated him in the 1864 presidential election
52. United States President during the Civil War; he issued the Emancipation Proclamation
53. Nicknamed Stonewall, he was accidentally killed by Confederate soldiers at
54. Led the Union army to victory at Shiloh; commander of the Union army the last half of
the Civil War
A. Robert E. Lee

B. 54th Massachusetts Regiment

C. Clara Barton

D. William Tecumseh Sherman

55. One of the most famous African American units in the Union army; bravely led an attack
on Fort Wagner in SC
56. Served as a nurse for the Union army in the Civil War; she founded the American Red
57. Union general who burned Atlanta and destroyed railroad tracks, barns, homes,
bridges, and factories on his march to the sea
58. From Virginia; commander of the Confederate Army during the Civil War
Multiple Choice-On your Scantron, clearly mark the letter that best answers the question or
completes the statement.
59. What was Abraham Lincolns one main goal at the start of the Civil War?
A. To protect the northern way of life
B. To reunite the Union after southern states seceded
C. To abolish slavery
D. To drive the slave states out of the Union
60. All of the following statements are true EXCEPT
A. the South had the best military leaders at the beginning of the Civil War.
B. there were a total of twenty-three Union states at the beginning of the Civil War.
C. the Confederacy had a large population advantage over the Union states.
D. the South had little industry to use for war supplies.
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61. After the first battle at Bull Run,
A. the North and the South realized that the war would be a long, hard struggle.
B. Abraham Lincoln realized that the war would be short.
C. Robert E. Lee knew that he would quickly defeat the North.
D. Ulysses S. Grant was made commander of the Union army.
62. Which battle took place in Tennessee in April 1862?
A. Vicksburg

B. Bull Run

C. Shiloh

D. Gettysburg

63. Why did Lincoln wait until after the battle at Antietam to issue the Emancipation
A. He wanted to use the Proclamation to reward his generals.
B. His Cabinet thought the Proclamation would have more effect if it followed a Union
C. He thought the Proclamation would help him get reelected in the election of 1862.
D. His supporters in Congress asked him to wait and use the Proclamation to boost
64. Why did the Emancipation Proclamation have little immediate effect on slavery?
A. It was not supported by the abolitionists.
B. It freed enslaved people only in areas that were fighting against the Union.
C. It was widely ignored by the North and South.
D. It freed enslaved people only in the North.
65. Which kind of region in the South would be MOST likely to support secession and the
Civil War?
A. A region with few major cities
B. A region with large plantations and many slaves
C. A region with poor farmers and few slaves
D. A region close to the Union
66. During the Civil War, African American troops
A. fought on the Union side in African American regiments.
B. were never allowed into battle.
C. were very few in number.
D. did not face discrimination.
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67. Clara Barton, Dorothea Dix, and Harriet Tubman all participated in which of the following
professions, which became more open to women during the Civil War?
A. Farm and household work
B. Nursing
C. Teaching
D. Law
68. Which of the following is NOT a true statement?
A. Both the North and the South drafted men into military service.
B. In the North, there were riots to protest the draft system.
C. Only the South drafted men into military service; the North never needed to use a
D. During the war, the South expanded the ages of men eligible to join the army.
69. Which of the following battles were turning points in the Civil War in 1863?
A. Appomattox and Bull Run
B. Gettysburg and Vicksburg
C. Shiloh and Fredericksburg
D. Gettysburg and Sharpsburg
70. Which of the following was a major result of the Civil War?
A. The Democrats became the dominant political party.
B. The bonds linking the states were loosened.
C. The federal government became weaker.
D. Slavery was ended in the United States.
71. Who said the following?
We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vainthat this nation,
under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the
people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
A. Robert E. Lee after the Battle of Antietam
B. George McClellan after being removed from Union Command
C. U. S. Grant upon being appointed as commander of the entire Confederate army
D. Abraham Lincoln at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery
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True or False-On your Scantron, mark the letter that shows whether the statement is true or
72. The Battle of Vicksburg had 23,000 casualties, and the North claimed victory allowing
Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
A. True
B. False
73. There were more than 50,000 casualties at the Battle of Gettysburg.
A. True
B. False
74. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865.
A. True
B. False
75. About 620,000 Americans died during the Civil War.
A. True
B. False

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