Standards 44-47 Civil War Part 1 Question Preview (ID: 37471)


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In what city did the Southern states meet to decide on their secession and create their government?
a) Richmond
b) Montgomery
c) Charleston
d) Savannah

Which of the following best summarizes the message of Lincoln's Inaugural Address?
a) He wanted to make peace with the South, but would enforce the laws of the U.S
b) He was willing and ready to fight the South
c) He was apprehensive about how to deal with the seceding sates
d) He wanted to cut the South off and move on

What was the first attack of the Civil War?
a) Battle of Bull Run
b) Battle of Fort Sumter
c) Battle of Antietam
d) Battle of Gettysburg

What battle was the first MAJOR battle of the Civil War and proved that the war not be a short one?
a) Battle of Fort Sumter
b) Battle Fredericksburg
c) Battle of Bull Run
d) Battle of Vicksburg

What new technology was used in the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack?
a) They were using steamships for the first time
b) They used ironclad, ships covered in metal for the first time
c) It was the first time cannons were used
d) No new technology was used

Who was elected as President of the seceding Southern states?
a) Robert E. Lee
b) Ulysses S. Grant
c) Jefferson Davis
d) Thomas Stonewall Jackson

What was the name of the compromise to reinstate the Missouri Compromise to the Pacific Ocean and protect slavery in the South?
a) Great Compromise
b) Missouri Compromise
c) Compromise of 1850
d) Crittenden Compromise

What year was Abraham Lincoln elected?
a) 1860
b) 1858
c) 1868
d) 1854

Which of the following best describes how Lincoln won his first Presidential Election?
a) He had more support in the North and South than any other candidate
b) The Democratic party split their vote between two candidates
c) He promised to keep slavery so the South voted for him instead of Douglas
d) The House of Representatives broke a tie and chose him

What was the name of the country created by the Southern states who seceded?
a) Slave States of America
b) Confederate States of America
c) Rebel States of America
d) Southern States of America

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