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

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Question 1 1. Why did the South fire the first shots that started the Civil War?

Question 2 2. Who was Lincoln's Democratic opponent in the election of 1864?

Question 3 3. How did the opinion of Abraham Lincoln on the Emancipation Proclamation differ from that of Roger Taney?

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

Question 5 5. Where did the negotiations to end the Civil War take place?

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Question 6 6. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 7 7. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

Question 8 8. Which Union general presided over the surrender of the Confederacy?

Question 9 9. When did the Civil War take place?

Question 10 10. Which is true of the industry in the North during the Civil War?

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Question 11 11. Which southern general successfully reinforced the Confederates in the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 12 12. What role did Sherman play in Lincoln's re-election?

Question 13 13. Where did Sherman head after capturing Atlanta?

Question 14 14. How were Clara Barton and Mrs. Francis Clayton involved in the Civil War?

Question 15 15. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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Question 16 16. Who shot President Lincoln?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is true about copperheads and bushwhackers?

Question 18 18. Which battle is still the bloodiest day in American history?

Question 19 19. Why was Gettysburg considered the decisive turning point in the Civil War?

Question 20 20. Why was the control of the Mississippi River by the Union an important part of The Anaconda Plan?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following did NOT contribute to Richmond Bread Riots?

Question 22 22. Why did U.S. troops attack at Bull Run?

Question 23 23. Which was NOT one of General Grant's unconventional military tactics?

Question 24 24. After which event did Robert E. Lee assume command of the Confederate army?

Question 25 25. Why did people in both the Union and Confederacy protest the draft?

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Question 26 26. What event was a result of the naval blockade?

Question 27 27. What was this image representing?

Question 28 28. Why was General Grant known as 'the Butcher'?

Question 29 29. Why did General Grant consider the battle in the Wilderness a success?

Question 30 30. Why was Chancellorsville considered an important turning point in the Civil War?

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

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