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Lincoln used this speech to suggest that the official cause of the war was slavery
a) 1st Inaugural Address
b) 2nd Inaugural Address

What did the end of the war prove to be true?
a) Federal law was supreme over state law
b) states had the right to secede

Single bloodiest day of the war, and the Union victory enabled Lincoln to issue his Emancipation Proclamation
a) Gettysburg
b) Antietam
c) Fort Sumter
d) Bull Run (1st Manassas)

President of the Confederate States of America
a) Jefferson David
b) Abraham Lincoln
c) Jefferson Davis

After Lee surrendered to Grant, social and and economic disputes between the north and south were finally resolved with the end of the war. What year did this happen?
a) 1861
b) 1869
c) 1865
d) 1863

First shots of the war were fired here... immediately after, Lincoln called for 75,000 volunteer soldiers.
a) Fort Sumter
b) Five Seconds of Sumter
c) 1st Manassas (Bull Run)
d) Antietam

Issued by Lincoln after Antietam, this shifted the focus of the war to freedom for enslaved African Americans and encouraged slaves in the south to fight for the Union.
a) The Gettysburg Address
b) the 13th Amendment
c) the Emancipation Proclamation

After Vicksburg, he was appointed General in Chief of the Union Army. He would later be elected as our 18th President
a) Robert E. Lee
b) William Sherman
c) Ulysses S. Grant
d) Harry R.M. Pitts

The South suffered heavy losses at this turning point battle, making it impossible to invade the north again...
a) Gettysburg
b) Vicksburg
c) Antietam
d) Bull Run (1st Manassas)

This turning point victory for the Union divided the Confederacy in two and cut off trade, supplies, and gave the north control of the Mississippi River.
a) Gettysburg
b) Vicksburg
c) Antietam
d) Bull Run (1st Manassas)

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