DSST The Civil War & Reconstruction: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. The 14th Amendment, which was vetoed by president Andrew Johnson but passed into law in 1868, called for which of the following?

Question 2 2. Abraham Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan, which the president started drafting in 1863, called for which of the following?

Question 3 3. The battle of _____, which was fought on September 17, 1862, is referred to as the single bloodiest day in American history.

Question 4 4. During the course of the Civil War, all of the campaigns, battles, and skirmishes that took place within the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Georgia collectively comprise which of the following categories?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is true concerning the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 6 6. The total number of casualties suffered on both sides of the conflict over the course of the American Civil War is estimated at approximately _____.

Question 7 7. Early in the Civil War, the U.S. government recognized significant challenges involved in the collection and distribution of supplies to soldiers, many of whom were fighting battles hundreds of miles from home. Additionally, the need arose, on an aggregate level, to manage the hiring of nurses, as well as to improve living and working conditions in army camps and in field hospitals. To address these concerns, the federal government established which of the following agencies?

Question 8 8. Which of the following BEST describes the National Union Party's strategy at the time of the presidential election of 1864?

Question 9 9. During the 1864 siege of Petersburg, Virginia, the Battle of the Crater is BEST remembered as which of the following?

Question 10 10. The Civil War came to an end immediately after which of the following events?

Question 11 11. In response to South Carolina's December 28, 1860 declaration demanding that all U.S. troops be evacuated from the newly-seceded state's territories:

Question 12 12. Immediately after the Union garrison at Fort Sumter was fired upon by the South Carolina state militia on April 2, 1861:

Question 13 13. John Bell was nominated as candidate for president of the United States by which of the following political parties during the election of 1860?

Question 14 14. The most immediate effect of John Brown's raid on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, was:

Question 15 15. The abolitionist movement is said to have formally commenced in 1831, with the first printing of the Liberator, an anti-slavery newspaper published by which of the following individuals?

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