Life During the Civil War Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following were established during the Civil War except:

Question 2 2. Why did doctors earn the nickname ''Sawbones'' during the Civil War?

Question 3 3. Life for Union soldiers was better than life for Confederate soldiers. What was the biggest factor that lead to this?

Question 4 4. As resources dwindled on the Confederacy, which rations were cut?

Question 5 5. In 1862, the New York Herald said that music was as important as what other resource to a war?

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Question 6 6. What did Abraham Lincoln request about music after General Lee's surrender in the Civil War?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was NOT a Union expression for a Confederate soldier?

Question 8 8. When did a soldier first ''see the elephant''?

Question 9 9.

What does this excerpt from a Civil War letter reveal?

'The truth is, when bullets are whacking against tree trunks and solid shot are cracking skulls like eggshells, the consuming passion in the breast of the average man is to get out of the way.'

Question 10 10.

Which of the following did letters from Civil War soldiers help reveal?

I. Military strategy

II. Personal feelings about the war

III. The desire to receive letters

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Question 11 11. Which two animals were the most common type of regimental animal mascots during the U.S. Civil War?

Question 12 12. Old Abe was the mascot of which regiment?

Question 13 13. During the Civil War, most hospitals were setup in _____.

Question 14 14. The most common way for soldiers to die in the Civil War was _____.

Question 15 15. Music did all of the following EXCEPT _____.

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Question 16 16. What was likely to happen to a soldier who went to see the sawbones?

Question 17 17.

What does the following excerpt from a Civil War soldier reveal about this time in history?

It has been a long time since I had an opportunity of writing to you, and I gladly avail myself of the present opportunity. I am not certain that I will have a chance of sending this but I will write a few lines any how and try and get it off to let you know that I am among the living.

Question 18 18. Who owned the famous mascot Nellie the Hen?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT true of the woman pictured?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT true about the average soldier (both Confederate and Union) in the Civil War?

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Question 21 21. A Union general disliked the Confederate song ''Bonnie Blue Flag'' so much that he did all of the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 22 22. Why were escaped slaves called 'contraband' in the Civil War?

Question 23 23.

Based on this excerpt, we can say that many Civil War soldiers wrote about what?

'Your sparkling blue eys and rosey red cheeks has gaind my whole efectionsI hope for the time to come when we shall meet again then if you are in the notion that I am we can pass off the time in pleasure'

Question 24 24. Why did regiments have animal mascots during the U.S. Civil War?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a way William Hammond changed medical practices during the civil war?

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Question 26 26. What did soldiers in the U.S. Civil War spend most of their time doing?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was NOT an instrument that told soldiers what to do at camp and in battle during the Civil War?

Question 28 28. A soldier who was grabbing a root was likely to have what for dinner?

Question 29 29.

What can you glean about the Civil War using this excerpt from a Civil War letter?

'I wright this mearley to let you know something about myselve for I canot say anything about the others now but I will have to stope so no more at present but reman your son and Brother.'

Question 30 30. What are some examples of nontraditional animal mascots during the Civil War?

Life During the Civil War Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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