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People in the North disagreed with people in the South about
a) forming labor laws
b) trade with Mexico
c) fighting a war with Mexico
d) slavery

The book Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe added to disagreements between the North and the South. The book was about slaves
a) joining with their masters in the construction business
b) being brought to the South from western Africa
c) fleeing the South and heading to the North and freedom
d) moving to the West and starting a new country

What book turned many Northerners against slavery?
a) Hand in Hand
b) Night Journeys
c) Uncle Tom's Cabin
d) The Story of Sacagawea

Where did John Brown lead an uprising?
a) Harper's Ferry
b) Brown's Farm
c) Fort Sumter
d) Gettysburg

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

Which of teh following sentences is TRUE?
a) There were more factories in the North than in the South.
b) Most people worked on farms in both the North and South.
c) Both the South and the North had many factories.
d) Most people worked in factories.

What did abolitionists do to end slavery?
a) They brought new slaves.
b) They spoke against slavery.
c) They explained that slavery was necessary for the economy.
d) They returned escaped slaves to slavery.

The Civil War began when
a) Lincoln was elected president.
b) South Carolina voted to leave the Union.
c) abolitionist formed the Republican party.
d) Confederate troops attacked Fort Sumter.

What is a machine that sends electronic signals over wires?
a) camp
b) home front
c) civilians
d) telegraph

What is a person who isn't in the military?
a) camp
b) home front
c) civilians
d) telegraph

After the war, which state separated into two states?
a) Georgia
b) South Carolina
c) Virginia
d) Tennessee

Abraham Lincoln played a major role in ending slavery. How did he impact this issue?
a) Lincoln developed the Underground Railroad.
b) Lincoln fought in the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
c) Lincoln voted for Texas to be a separate country.
d) Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation.

The Civil War ended at the Appomattox Courthouse when
a) General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant.
b) President Jefferson Davis left office and fled to Europe.
c) General Ulyesses S. Grant surrendered to General Robert E. Lee.
d) President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

What is it called when part of a country leaves or breaks off from another country?
a) tariff
b) secession
c) civil war
d) raid

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