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General Grant's strategy of targeting civilian targets as well as military targets is called:
a) Total War
b) Segregation
c) Inflation
d) The Draft

What is another name for the South during the Civil War?
a) The Union
b) The Border States
c) The Confederacy
d) Yankee Land

During the Civil War, the draft law required some men to:
a) free their slaves.
b) join the military.
c) leave the country.
d) swear allegiance to the Confederacy.

Which of the following is NOT true of the Border States during the Civil War?
a) They were slave states.
b) They stayed loyal to the Union.
c) They seceded in 1861.
d) They included Maryland and Kentucky.

How were the Slave Codes and the Black Codes similar?
a) They both restricted the rights and freedoms of African Americans in the South.
b) They were passed by Congress in the same year.
c) They both caused the Civil War.
d) They both came during the presidency of Andrew Johnson.

What is sectionalism?
a) A strong belief in your region
b) A strong belief in your country
c) A strong belief in your family
d) A strong belief in abolition

Which of the following was NOT an effect of the Transcontinental Railroad?
a) New towns popped up along the railroad tracks
b) The buffalo herds grew and flourished
c) Native American hunting grounds were disturbed
d) The East Coast and West Coast were connected by rail.

What is the term for a strong belief (or pride in) your country?
a) Nationalism
b) Sectionalism
c) Urbanization
d) Industrial Revolution

What does the word 'suffrage' mean?
a) Terrible agony
b) Slavery
c) Pride in your region
d) The right to vote

All of the following statements about the Freedmen's Bureau are true EXCEPT:
a) It was Abraham Lincoln's idea.
b) It established schools in the South.
c) It gave food and clothing to freed slaves.
d) It was a branch of the Ku Klux Klan.

The Jim Crow laws are a good example of:
a) Secession
b) Inflation
c) Segregation
d) Total War

What do we call the big change in our nation when people switched from hand tools to machines and many moved from farms to factories?
a) The Industrial Revolution
b) The Revolutionary War
c) Manifest Destiny
d) The Middle Passage

The Indian Removal Act directly led to which event:
a) The Alamo
b) The Trail of Tears
c) The Fugitive Slave Act
d) The Battle of Bull Run

'Manifest Destiny' was an American belief that:
a) America's culture was no better than any other culture.
b) The U.S. had a right and a duty to settle the land from East Coast to West Coast.
c) The Native American way of life should be protected.
d) Slavery should be immediately ended in the U.S.

What was the significance of the fight at the Alamo?
a) It was an overwhelming Texan victory.
b) It was the first major battle of the Civil War.
c) It ended slavery in America.
d) It gave the Texan army the time it needed to sucessfully build up its forces against Mexico.

Which of the following elements best describes the Underground Railroad?
a) A very long railroad that secretly carried slaves into Canada.
b) A system of underground tunnels that slaves could hide in.
c) A network of people and safehouses who helped runaway slaves.
d) None of the above.

How did the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin affect sectionalism in America?
a) It spread abolitionist ideas in the North.
b) It made slavery look innocent and harmless.
c) It pointed out injustices made to Native Americans.
d) It told the story of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry.

The most significant part of the Dred Scott v. Sandford decision was:
a) ...that Dred Scott was a free man!
b) ...that Dred Scott would be executed!
c) ...that African Americans would be able to vote!
d) ...that African Americans were not citizens!

What do we call the 'freedom annoucement' that Lincoln made in 1862?
a) The Emancipation Proclamation
b) The Fugitive Slave Act
c) Manifest Destiny
d) The Gettysburg Address

Fought in July 1863, this 'turning point' battle of the Civil War included a Confederate disaster at Pickett's Charge.
a) Antietam
b) Bull Run
c) Gettysburg
d) Atlanta

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