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Civil War Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the Republican party nominate Lincoln in 1860?

Question 2 2. Which of the following events did NOT come before the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 3 3. What conflict sparked the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 4 4. What was the primary focus of the Northern Democrats' platform?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was an effect of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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Question 6 6. What did the Emancipation Proclamation grant?

Question 7 7. What is the most likely reason that John Bell was nominated for president in 1860?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about the Civil War is NOT true?

Question 9 9. Which person was the first to settle on the frontier in the mid-19th century?

Question 10 10. How did the Homestead Act successfully populate the frontier?

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Question 11 11. What role did Radical Republicans feel the federal government should play in Reconstruction?

Question 12 12. Why did the North defeat the South at the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 13 13. How did Frederick Jackson Turner believe the frontier impacted American society?

Question 14 14. Why did General Lee decide to invade the North, as opposed to defending the South?

Question 15 15. What was the outcome of the Battle of Fort Sumter?

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Question 16 16. What prompted the last four states to secede and join the Confederacy?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 18 18. What was the reason Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address?

Question 19 19. Why was Lincoln's plan for reconstruction not fully realized?

Question 20 20. What did President Lincoln attempt to send to Fort Sumter?

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Question 21 21.

Which sentence appropriately summarizes this quote from the 'Turner Thesis'?

The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward explain American development.

Question 22 22. In the Gettysburg Address, what does the phrase 'a new birth of freedom' mean?

Question 23 23. What was the context of the Fourteenth Amendment?

Question 24 24. What was the main reason that the focus on slavery started?

Question 25 25. Which candidate tried something unheard of at the time and campaigned for himself?

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Question 26 26. What was the underlying purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 27 27. Why did General Pickett say, 'General Lee, I have no division now'?

Question 28 28. From what document did Lincoln borrow the phrase 'all men are created equal?'

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a lasting effect of the Reconstruction Acts of 1867?

Question 30 30. Which of the following describes the events of the Battle of Gettysburg in correct chronological order?

Civil War Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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