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American Civil War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 2 2. What did the Emancipation Proclamation accomplish?

Question 3 3. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 4 4. What was this image representing?

Question 5 5. When was President Lincoln killed?

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Question 6 6. How did the opinion of Abraham Lincoln on the Emancipation Proclamation differ from that of Roger Taney?

Question 7 7. Which was the deadliest event in the Civil War?

Question 8 8. How did General Grant finally break the stalemate with the Confederacy at Petersburg ?

Question 9 9. Why did U.S. troops attack at Bull Run?

Question 10 10. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America in 1861?

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Question 11 11. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

Question 12 12. Who shot President Lincoln?

Question 13 13. Why was taking control of the entire Mississippi River such an important goal for the North?

Question 14 14. Where did the negotiations to end the Civil War take place?

Question 15 15. Why did the Civil War last so much longer than initially expected?

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Question 16 16. Which was NOT a goal of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 17 17. What was the Confederate reaction to the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 18 18. Which event was the trigger for South Carolina's secession?

Question 19 19. Which battle is still the bloodiest day in American history?

Question 20 20. Why did Lincoln send troops into Baltimore, Maryland?

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Question 21 21. Why was General Grant known as 'the Butcher'?

Question 22 22. Which southern general successfully reinforced the Confederates in the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 23 23. Who was President of the United States when South Carolina seceded from the Union?

Question 24 24. What event was the first use of the new technology of ironclad ships?

Question 25 25. After which event did Robert E. Lee assume command of the Confederate army?

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Question 26 26. When did the Emancipation Proclamation go into effect?

Question 27 27. Which is true of the 1860 presidential election?

Question 28 28. Why did the North use its Naval advantage to institute a blockade of Southern ports?

Question 29 29. Why did President Lincoln's support for General Grant and his aggressive stance on pursuing the war hurt him politically?

Question 30 30. Which was NOT one of General Grant's unconventional military tactics?

American Civil War Chapter Exam Instructions

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