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Life Following the American Civil War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was primarily responsible for a soldier's death during the Civil War?

Question 2 2. Who won the last land battle of the Civil War?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 4 4. John Wilkes Booth was _____.

Question 5 5. What was the ultimate result of Lincoln's assassination?

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Question 6 6. Who was the last Confederate general to surrender his command?

Question 7 7. Why did life continue to be difficult for veterans upon returning home?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 9 9. What is a basic similarity between regimental, field and general hospitals?

Question 10 10. What made Booth's plan successful?

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Question 11 11. Identify the primary reason for the large number of Civil War casualties.

Question 12 12. What was a problem with convict leasing?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements best describes Booth's plan?

Question 14 14. Approximately how many soldiers lost their lives during the Civil War?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was TRUE about the Ku Klux Klan after the Civil War?

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Question 16 16. How had life changed for plantation owners in the South after the war?

Question 17 17. How were Black Codes and Jim Crow laws similar?

Question 18 18. When and where was the last land battle of the Civil War fought?

Question 19 19. Why did Generals Richard Taylor and E. R. S. Canby meet on April 30, 1865?

Question 20 20. Which side had a more difficult time post-war? Why?

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Question 21 21. How did the manner in which prisoners of war were treated change over the course of the Civil War?

Question 22 22. What is the best definition of a Civil War casualty?

Question 23 23. Why were wealthy landowners interested in sharecropping?

Question 24 24. What was the main aim of Redeemers?

Question 25 25. What other assassinations were part of Booth's plan?

Life Following the American Civil War Chapter Exam Instructions

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