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What meeting in New York was a turning point in the struggle for women's rights?
a) Continental Congress b) Constitutional Convention c) Saratoga Convention d) Seneca Falls Convention
What event signaled the beginning of the Civil War?
a) Confederate troops stationed at Fort Sumter fired on Union soldiers b) Confederate troops fired on Union troops station at Fort Sumter c) Union troops at Fort Sumter sank a confederate ship d) Union troops fired on Confederate troops stationed at Fort Sumter
Why was the Emancipation Proclamation issued by the North?
a) To weaken the South during the Civil War b) Because everyone in the north wanted to free the slaves c) to free the slaves in the north and south d) Because everyone in the south wanted to keep slavery
Which Civil War Event occurred first?
a) Battle of Gettysburg b) Assassination of President Lincoln c) Attack on Fort Sumter d) Emancipation Proclamation
Which of the following summarizes army life during the Civil War?
a) Combat was deadly, but medical facilities and treatment were advance b) Weapons and ammunition were primitive, and casualties were rare c) Combat was deadly, but infections and disease were greater threats d) Combat technology were improved, but casualties were rare
What was the North’s official goal at the start of the Civil War?
a) To protect the Northern way of life b) To drive slave states out of the Union c) To abolish slavery d) To keep the Union together
Which of the following documents is considered a primary source from the Civil War?
a) a biography of the life of a war general b) a letter from the wife of a soldier during the war c) an encyclopedia d) a documentary
Which of these individuals was the President of the Confederacy during the Civil War?
a) Robert E. Lee b) Jefferson Davis c) Abraham Lincoln d) Ulysses S. Grant
What was the primary purpose of slave codes in the south?
a) To legally recognize slave marriages b) To guarantee good working conditions for slaves c) To prevent slaves from rebelling or running away d) To prevent slaves from practicing their religion
Who was an escaped slave that conducted the Underground Railroad?
a) John Brown b) William Lloyd Garrison c) Harriet Beecher Stowe d) Harriet Tubman
Which literary work exposed the evils of slavery?
a) The Jungle b) The Grapes of Wrath c) Common Sense d) Uncle Tom’s Cabin
During the first half of the 19th century, the abolition movement worked to
a) end slavery b) promote the civil service system c) establish free public schools d) limit consumption of alcoholic beverages
Which statement summarizes the effects of the Missouri Compromise?
a) It had little effect on the balance of slave and free states. b) It helped ensure a balance of slave and free states for almost 30 years. c) It triggered a sharp rise in the number of free states shortly after 1848. d) It ensured a decrease in the number of slave states.
What was an advantage of the South during the Civil War?
a) highly developed industry b) larger working railway system c) larger navy and merchant fleet d) fighting on their home soil
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