Social Studies Trivia

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Who won the Civil War?
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The North(Union)
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Who was the president during the Civil War?
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Abe Lincoln
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What year did the Civil War start?
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1861
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What battle started the Civil War?
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Fort Sumter
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What was the deadliest battle?
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Gettysburg
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Which battle lasted the longest?
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Vicksburg
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Who was the president of the confederacy?
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Jefferson Davis
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What was Sherman’s plan to cut off supplies?
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The anaconda plan
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Where did Sherman march through?
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Atlanta to Savannah
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What advantages did the South have over the North?
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Outstanding generals, fighting on home land, skilled with guns and horses.
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What battle was the turning point for the North?
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Gettysburg
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Who was the commanding general on the loosing side of the first battle?
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Robert Anderson
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How many people died in the first battle?
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Zero
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Where did the South surrenender?
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Appomattox Court House
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How many people died on the way to surrender?
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Around 700
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About how many lives were lost in the Civil War?
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618,000
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Where did the Civil War start?
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Fort Sumter
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True of False… The North won the first and last battles.
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False
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True or False… General Beauregard was fighting for the North.
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False
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Where was the first capital of the Confederacy?
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Montegomery
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Where was the second capital of the Confedracy?
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Richmond
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When did the Civil War end?
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1865
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Who issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
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Abe Lincoln
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Which killed more men in the Civil War disease or bullets?
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Disease
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What side started the Civil War?
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Confederacy(The South)

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