Battles & Effects of the American Civil War (1861-1865) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Sitting Bull showed great skills as a warrior by the age of six.

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

Question 3 3. What was the Confederate reaction to the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 4 4. Which of the following did NOT contribute to Richmond Bread Riots?

Question 5 5. How did circumstances change for General Lee during the summer of 1862?

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Question 6 6. Why was the control of the Mississippi River by the Union an important part of The Anaconda Plan?

Question 7 7. Why was Gettysburg considered the decisive turning point in the Civil War?

Question 8 8. How did the First Battle of Bull Run compare to the Second Battle of Bull Run?

Question 9 9. The Great Sioux War of 1876 was caused by

Question 10 10. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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Question 11 11. When was President Lincoln killed?

Question 12 12. What did Northerners fear after the Second Battle of Bull Run?

Question 13 13. Which is true of the industry in the North during the Civil War?

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

Question 15 15. Why did Lincoln keep changing commanding officers in the Union army?

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Question 16 16. Which battle is still the bloodiest day in American history?

Question 17 17. How did the opinion of Abraham Lincoln on the Emancipation Proclamation differ from that of Roger Taney?

Question 18 18. Why did people in both the Union and Confederacy protest the draft?

Question 19 19. When did the Emancipation Proclamation go into effect?

Question 20 20. What did the Emancipation Proclamation accomplish?

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Question 21 21. Why did General Grant consider the battle in the Wilderness a success?

Question 22 22. Sitting Bull's birth name was

Question 23 23. How did General Grant finally break the stalemate with the Confederacy at Petersburg ?

Question 24 24. Custer's Last Stand took place

Question 25 25. Where did Sherman head after capturing Atlanta?

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Question 26 26. Which was the deadliest event in the Civil War?

Question 27 27. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

Question 28 28. Why did Lincoln send troops into Baltimore, Maryland?

Question 29 29. The Ghost Dance was

Question 30 30. Where did the negotiations to end the Civil War take place?

Battles & Effects of the American Civil War (1861-1865) Chapter Exam Instructions

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