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Who was the President of the United States during the Civil War?
a) Andrew Johnson
b) Ulysses S. Grant
c) Andrew Jackson
d) Abraham Lincoln

What battle marked the turning point of the Civil War?
a) Antietam
b) Gettysburg
c) Saratoga
d) Vicksburg

The naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac during the Civil War was noteworthy because ____________________________________?
a) It was the first battle between two ironclad ships
b) The South won a naval victory despite not having a formal Navy
c) It marked the first time another country got involved in America's Civil War
d) In an unusual turn of events both ships sank

Which of the following was NOT one of the states that seceded during the Civil War?
a) Texas
b) Florida
c) South Carolina
d) Kentucky

What agreement created an imaginary line at the 36th parallel that determined which half of the new territories would have slavery and which half wouldn't?
a) Compromise of 1850
b) Great Compromise
c) Missouri Compromise
d) American System

What was the primary goal of the Union during the Civil War?
a) To get rid of slavery
b) To preserve the Union
c) To get rid of the Southern states
d) To impeach Andrew Johnson

Who was the President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War?
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) Robert E. Lee
c) Ulysses S. Grant
d) Jefferson Davis

What was the name for Lincoln's plan to free all of the slaves?
a) Gettysburg Address
b) 13th Amendment
c) Emancipation Proclamation
d) Freedmen's Act

Who was the Union General who forced the South to surrender at the end of the Civil War?
a) Ulysses S. Grant
b) Robert E. Lee
c) Abraham Lincoln
d) William Tecumseh Sherman

What was the first major battle of the Civil War?
a) Fort Sumter
b) First Bull Run
c) Gettysburg
d) Fredericksburg

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