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American Civil War (1861-1865) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was this image representing?

Question 2 2. Where did the negotiations to end the Civil War take place?

Question 3 3. Why did U.S. troops attack at Bull Run?

Question 4 4. Why did the North use its Naval advantage to institute a blockade of Southern ports?

Question 5 5. When did the Emancipation Proclamation go into effect?

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Question 6 6. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America in 1861?

Question 7 7. Which battle is still the bloodiest day in American history?

Question 8 8. Why did Lincoln send troops into Baltimore, Maryland?

Question 9 9. Why did President Lincoln's support for General Grant and his aggressive stance on pursuing the war hurt him politically?

Question 10 10. How did the opinion of Abraham Lincoln on the Emancipation Proclamation differ from that of Roger Taney?

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Question 11 11. Which is true of the industry in the North during the Civil War?

Question 12 12. When was President Lincoln killed?

Question 13 13. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 14 14. Which was NOT a goal of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 15 15. Who shot President Lincoln?

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Question 16 16. After which event did Robert E. Lee assume command of the Confederate army?

Question 17 17. Why was Chancellorsville considered an important turning point in the Civil War?

Question 18 18. Why was General Grant known as 'the Butcher'?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about copperheads and bushwhackers?

Question 20 20. When did the Civil War take place?

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Question 21 21. What was the Confederate reaction to the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 22 22. What tactic was employed by the Confederate forces in the Battle of Shiloh?

Question 23 23. Where did Sherman head after capturing Atlanta?

Question 24 24. Why was Gettysburg considered the decisive turning point in the Civil War?

Question 25 25. What role did Sherman play in Lincoln's re-election?

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Question 26 26. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 27 27. Why did Sherman undertake the March to the Sea?

Question 28 28. What event was the first use of the new technology of ironclad ships?

Question 29 29. What did the Emancipation Proclamation accomplish?

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

American Civil War (1861-1865) Lesson Plans 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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