American Civil War (1861-1865): Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was taking control of the entire Mississippi River such an important goal for the North?

Question 2 2. After which event did Robert E. Lee assume command of the Confederate army?

Question 3 3. Why did people in both the Union and Confederacy protest the draft?

Question 4 4. What tactic was employed by the Confederate forces in the Battle of Shiloh?

Question 5 5. How did the opinion of Abraham Lincoln on the Emancipation Proclamation differ from that of Roger Taney?

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Question 6 6. Why was Gettysburg considered the decisive turning point in the Civil War?

Question 7 7. Which is true of the industry in the North during the Civil War?

Question 8 8. Which of the following did NOT contribute to Richmond Bread Riots?

Question 9 9. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America in 1861?

Question 10 10. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

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Question 11 11. Where did the negotiations to end the Civil War take place?

Question 12 12. What did the Emancipation Proclamation accomplish?

Question 13 13. Which southern general successfully reinforced the Confederates in the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 14 14. Why did President Lincoln's support for General Grant and his aggressive stance on pursuing the war hurt him politically?

Question 15 15. Why did the North use its Naval advantage to institute a blockade of Southern ports?

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Question 16 16. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 17 17. Why did Lincoln send troops into Baltimore, Maryland?

Question 18 18. Who was Lincoln's Democratic opponent in the election of 1864?

Question 19 19. Why did U.S. troops attack at Bull Run?

Question 20 20. Which was NOT one of General Grant's unconventional military tactics?

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Question 21 21. Which was the deadliest event in the Civil War?

Question 22 22. Where did Sherman head after capturing Atlanta?

Question 23 23. What was the Confederate reaction to the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is true about copperheads and bushwhackers?

Question 25 25. When was President Lincoln killed?

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Question 26 26. Why did the Civil War last so much longer than initially expected?

Question 27 27. What role did Sherman play in Lincoln's re-election?

Question 28 28. When did the Emancipation Proclamation go into effect?

Question 29 29. Why was the control of the Mississippi River by the Union an important part of The Anaconda Plan?

Question 30 30. Why did the South fire the first shots that started the Civil War?

American Civil War (1861-1865): Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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