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5th Grade Civil War Test Study Guide

First Battle of the Civil War Fort Sumter Happened in Virginia A revolt led by abolitionist John Brown John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry Led by Sherman The goal was to destroy Atlanta because it was the center of goods and trade in the south. Atlanta Campaign This was the turning point in the war […]

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civil war literature unit

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Civil War Essay Question

1. Why did the North and South choice the path of military conflict in 1861? -fearful that Lincoln would support abolition in the South, south states began to want to secede from the Union (AKA the election of Lincoln and secession) -the practice of slavery 2. What were the stated war aims and military strategies […]

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Lincoln & The Civil War

question Which event led directly to the secession of several Southern states from the Union? (1) violence in Kansas over the spread of slavery (2) election of Abraham Lincoln as president (3) publication of Uncle Tom’s Cabin (4) raid by John Brown at Harpers Ferry answer (2) election of Abraham Lincoln as president question The […]

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A Nation Dividing and Expanding: Civil War, Regionalism, and Realism

question Which statement best explains why “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” is an example of inductive reasoning, as a whole?🔹 answer dock workers *abolitionists question Which statement best explains why “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” is an example of inductive reasoning, as a whole? answer *It contains […]

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Civil War – Flashcard

question Which argument did President Abraham Lincoln use against the secession of the Southern States? answer The government was a union of people and not of states. question The abolitionist movement, the women’s suffrage movement, and the 1960’s civil rights movement are all examples of reform efforts that answer developed significant popular support question Which […]

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The Civil War Begins

question How did South Carolina respond to the election of Abraham Lincoln as president in 1860? It called for a state convention and demanded a recount. It reluctantly agreed to support the policies of the new president. It declared independence from the Union and the Confederacy. It called a state convention and voted to secede […]

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Ch. 14 – A New Birth of Freedom: The Civil War

question German immigrant Marcus Spiegel helps us explain what about average American’s views of the Civil War? answer That people had different views – they weren’t supporting a specific group, or being completely Democratic or Republican question What were the advantages of the Confederacy at the outset of the war? answer The Union had to […]

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APUSH Civil War/Reconstruction

question 601. Stephen A. Douglas answer A moderate, who introduced the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854 and popularized the idea of popular sovereignty. question 602. Popular Sovereignty answer The doctrine that stated that the people of a territory had the right to decide their own laws by voting. In the Kansas-Nebraska Act, popular sovereignty would decide […]

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American Indian Issues – Civil War, Regionalism, and Realism

question Which quote from “My Heart Is Bursting” best summarizes the message of Satanta’s speech? A. All of the land south of the Arkansas belongs to the Kiowas and the Comanches, and I don’t want to give away any of it. B. I want you to understand well what I say. Write it on paper. […]

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Social Studies Civil War Exam Section 3

question Why did Lincoln hesitate to make the war about slavery? answer because it could split the people and border states question How did the Northerners attitude towards slavery change as the war went on? answer some of them thought the slaves were helping the South question Why did Lincoln wait to announce the Emancipation […]

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Women in the Civil War

question #1 http://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/women-in-the-civil-war answer before the Civil War, the lives of American women were shaped by a set of ideals that historians call “the Cult of True Womanhood.” question #2 http://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/women-in-the-civil-war answer women in the North and South joined volunteer brigades and signed up to work as nurses. question #3 http://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/women-in-the-civil-war answer these experiences had […]

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Civil War test study guide answers

question Discuss the differences between the north and the south that contributed to the course and outcome of the Civil War. (Think strengths and weaknesses) answer Strengths ~ North had a much larger population, 22 million to be exact. 90% of the country’s manufacturing and industry, and most of the nations gold and money. Meanwhile […]

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Causes of the Civil War Study Guide – Davis

question MANIFEST DESTINY answer America wanted to expand from the east coast to the west coast. They had to decide if each new state was a free or slave state. question ABOLITIONIST answer person who was against slavery question ELI WHITNEY answer He created the cotton gin to quickly remove seeds from cotton, but it […]

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SS8H6: Civil War & Reconstruction

question nullification answer the declaration of something being invalid, no longer legal and/or binding question 13th Ammendment answer ended slavery in the United States question 14th Ammendment answer gave African-Americans United States citizenship question 15th Ammendment answer gave African-American men the right to vote question Andersonville answer infamous Civil War prisoner-of-war camp in Macon County, […]

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Causes of the American Civil War-Test Study Guide

question Uncle Tom’s Cabin answer Popular book by Harriet Beecher Stowe focusing on the negatives of slavery. Million copies sold. Caused Northerners to protest Fugitive Slave Act. Southerners criticized the book. question Cotton answer Chief export of the South question Secession answer A formal withdrawal of states from a nation. December 1860, a special convention […]

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Civil War Study Guide

question Ulysses S. Grant answer This Union General won many battles in the West before becoming the head general of the US Army. question blockade answer This is when you use your Navy to keep enemies from trading goods by sea. question border states answer These were slave states who were loyal to the Union. […]

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Civil War Unit Study Guide

question Uncle Tom’s Cabin answer Popular book by Harriet Beecher Stowe focusing on the negatives of slavery. Million copies sold. Caused Northerners to protest Fugitive Slave Act. Southerners criticized the book. question South Carolina answer First state to leave the Union in 1860. question Secessionists answer They believed that since the states voluntarily joined the […]

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Chapter 11- Civil War

question Civil War—name the two sides and the event which started the war: answer The North is called the Union, U.S.A, or Yankees. The South is called the Confederacy, C.S.A, or Rebels. The battle at Fort Sumter started the war. The upper South seceded when Fort Sumter was invaded question First Battle of Bull Run—what […]

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Causes of the Civil War Part 1

question Fugitive Slave Act answer One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that escaped slaves must be returned to masters even if they were in the North, and set harsh punishments for those assisting runaway slaves. question Popular Sovereignty answer Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be allowed […]

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CCES Civil War and Reconstruction Essay (5th grade)

question This is why Lincoln’s Reconstruction Plan made Northern States angry. answer Some northerners wanted to punish the South for causing the Civil War. question What was Lincoln’s plan for uniting the country after the ware ended? answer Lincoln planned on letting the southern states set up their own state governments and rejoin the Union […]

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