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What speech was given during the Civil War that promised to preserve a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
a) Gettysburg Address
b) Emancipation Proclamation
c) State of the Union Address
d) Election of 1860 Debate

This group worked as spies, guides, and messengers during the Civil War. Eventually they were able to fight for the Union during the war.
a) African Americans
b) Native Americans
c) Children
d) White plantation owners

This is the speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln that freed the slaves in the Confederate states.
a) Emancipation Proclamation
b) Gettysburg Address
c) Appomattox Surrender
d) State of the Union Address

The Confederacy believed they could win the war if they received help from their allies from this part of the world.
a) Europe
b) Africa
c) Asia
d) Mexico

This person was the general of the Union army when the South surrendered at the Appomattox Court House in 1865.
a) Robert E. Lee
b) Ulysses S. Grant
c) Abraham Lincoln
d) Jefferson Davis

The Union wanted to split the Confederacy here so that their chain of supplies would be cut off.
a) Mississippi River
b) Fort Sumter
c) Gettysburg
d) Richmond

This was the turning point of the Civil War. After this invasion by the North, the South could only fight a defensive war.
a) Battle of Gettysburg
b) Battle at Fort Sumter
c) Battle of Bunker Hill
d) Surrender at Appomattox

This term was used to describe the south leaving the Union and forming their own country with Jefferson Davis as their leader.
a) succession
b) sectionalism
c) election
d) abolition

This was the first battle of the Civil War. At this battle, Jefferson Davis asked for the North to surrender, but they did not.
a) Battle at Fort Sumter
b) Surrender at Appomattox
c) Battle of Gettysburg
d) Bleeding Kansas

This person led the raid at Harper's Ferry to oppose the spread of slavery to the western states. His raid was unsuccessful and he was later hanged.
a) John Brown
b) Fredrick Douglass
c) Dred Scott
d) Harriett Beecher Stowe

This person was the Republican nominee in the election of 1860. The South was worried that if he was elected president he would free their slaves.
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) Jefferson Davis
c) Ulysses S. Grant
d) Robert E. Lee

Which of the following events DID NOT lead to the south seceding from the Union
a) Election of 1860
b) Missouri Compromise and other legislation
c) Signing of US Constitution
d) Argument of states' rights

This group wanted a weak federal government and believed in states' rights. They did not want the federal government to have too much power.
a) Southerners
b) Northerners
c) Women
d) Women

This abolitionist wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin which exposed the harsh treatment of slaves by their white masters.
a) Harriet Beecher Stowe
b) Harriet Tubman
c) John Brown
d) William Lloyd Garrison

This is a term used to describe being loyal only to a specific region. It also describes putting one's own needs before the needs of the whole country.
a) Sectionalism
b) Succession
c) Manifest Destiny
d) Patriotic

This abolitionist preached the evils of slavery through biblical teachings all across the United States. She was a powerful speaker that drew large crowds.
a) Sojourner Truth
b) Harriet Beecher Stowe
c) Harriet Tubman
d) John Brown

Which abolitionist wrote the newspaper called The North Star which told of his experiences as a slave? He also encouraged Abraham Lincoln to allow African Americans to fight for the Union.
a) Fredrick Douglass
b) Harriet Beecher Stowe
c) John Brown
d) WIlliam Lloyd Garrison

The North believed in the ideals of which of the following documents?
a) Declaration of Independence
b) Articles of Confederation
c) Olive Branch Petition
d) Kansas-Nebraska Act

Which type of people would have been most likely to have gotten an education in the South?
a) White children of plantation owners
b) African Americans
c) Abolitionists
d) Women from poor backgrounds

Which of the following would describe the economy in the North during the time of the Civil War?
a) Factory work based on ship-building and war supplies
b) Slave labor
c) Large Plantations with farming
d) Exporting of goods to Europe including cotton

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