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Which court case stated that slaves and freed blacks were not citizens of the United States?
a) Worcester v Georgia
b) Dred Scott case
c) Plessy v Ferguson

The ability for the states to decide for themselves if they would be slave or free was determined during which decision?
a) Kansas-Nebraska Act
b) Fugitive Slave Act
c) Missouri Compromise
d) Compromise of 1850

Who was a political leader during the Georgia Platform?
a) Rhett Butler
b) Ulysses Grant
c) Abraham Lincoln
d) Alexander Stephens

The Fugitive Slave Act was part of which compromise?
a) Missouri Compromise
b) Compromise of 1850
c) Georgia Platform
d) It was not part of a compromise.

Which state was admitted as a free state to the union during the Compromise of 1850?
a) Missouri
b) Maine
c) California
d) Arkansas

What did the Missouri Compromise do?
a) MIssouri entered the union as a slave state; slavery not allowed north of the 36˚ 30’ parallel
b) Missouri entered the union as a free state; slavery not allowed north of the 36˚ 30’ parallel

Which is correct about nullification?
a) Southern states wanted to nullify laws that weren't in the south's best interest
b) Northern states wanted to nullify laws that weren't in the best interest of the nation

What is the definition of states' rights?
a) the state makes decisions over businesses
b) the state makes the decision over individuals
c) states should be able to make their own decisions about laws
d) the states' laws are not valid.

What is one reason the Civil War started in Georgia?
a) cotton
b) slavery
c) right to bear arms
d) freedom of speech

Who won the election of 1860?
a) John Bell
b) Alexander Stephens
c) Abraham Lincoln
d) Stephen Douglas

Who was against Georgia seceeding?
a) Robert Douglas
b) William Sherman
c) Abraham Lincoln
d) Alexander Stephens

Where was the bloodiest one day battle of the Civil War?
a) Andersonville
b) Antietam
c) Gettysburg
d) Atlanta

What document said that all slaves in the rebellious states would be freed on January 1, 1863?
a) Gettysburg Address
b) Missouri Compromise
c) Emancipation Proclamation
d) Compromise of 1850

What was the battle that was considered the turning point of the war?
a) Antietam
b) Gettysburg
c) Atlanta
d) Andersonville

This was the largest battle fought in Georgia
a) Andersonville
b) Antietam
c) Gettysburg
d) Chickamauga

Another name for the Union blockade of Georgia's coast is
a) the Anaconda Plan
b) the Battle of Gettysburg
c) the Battle of Chickamauga
d) General Lee's plan

Who was the Union general who left an impact on the state of Georgia?
a) Robert Lee
b) Ulysses Grant
c) Elijah Clarke
d) William Sherman

What city was captured by William Sherman prior to the March to the Sea?
a) Savannah
b) Andersonville
c) Atlanta
d) Chickamauga

Sherman’s army created a path of destruction that was 300 miles long and 60 miles wide in the _______.
a) Andersonville
b) March to the Sea
c) Battle of Chickamagua
d) Battle of Atlanta

Which was the worst prisoner of war camp during the Civil War?
a) Gettysburg
b) Andersonville
c) Chickamauga
d) Marthasville

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