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Politics, Industry & Economy in Civil War America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the North use its Naval advantage to institute a blockade of Southern ports?

Question 2 2. Analyze the geography of the Western and Eastern theaters of the Civil War. What does it tell you about the location of most of the battles?

Question 3 3. What was one of Davis' underlying goals in assembling his cabinet?

Question 4 4. Which is true of the industry in the North during the Civil War?

Question 5 5. Why did people in both the Union and Confederacy protest the draft?

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Question 6 6. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

Question 7 7. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America in 1861?

Question 8 8. The primary conflict within the Confederate government was _____.

Question 9 9. In which region did women suffer the most and why?

Question 10 10. Why did Salmon Chase leave the Cabinet?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was most important in making Davis a logical choice to lead the Confederacy?

Question 12 12. Which of the following characteristics was shared by several members of Lincoln's cabinet?

Question 13 13. Which action of the government officially welcomed freedmen into the U.S. military?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is true about copperheads and bushwhackers?

Question 15 15. Why did the South fire the first shots that started the Civil War?

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Question 16 16. What did the Union call runaway slaves who sought refuge with the Union army?

Question 17 17. Which Union army in the Western Theater was commanded by William Rosecrans and George Thomas?

Question 18 18. Jim asked you to look over the notes he took about African American soldiers during the American Civil War. Proofread his notes and indicate which statement Jim wrote down in error.

Question 19 19. Why did Mary Chestnut say, 'I do not know when I have seen a woman without knitting in her hand'?

Question 20 20. Did everyone in General Lee's army fight for the same reason? Explain your answer.

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Question 21 21. How did the Freedmen's Bureau begin assisting newly freed slaves?

Question 22 22. Why was it easy for women to be spies during the Civil War?

Question 23 23. How were Clara Barton and Mrs. Francis Clayton involved in the Civil War?

Question 24 24. In what way was Johnson's selection as Vice President problematic?

Question 25 25. Why did Dorothea Dix not want her nurses to entertain any 'romantic notions' about nursing during the Civil War?

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Question 26 26. Why did the Civil War last so much longer than initially expected?

Question 27 27. After evaluating the list of foods that were consumed by soldiers during the Civil War, we can assume that _____.

Question 28 28. Why did the Union army win the war?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was NOT a major problem for Confederate forces during the Civil War?

Question 30 30. What is surprising about Edwin Stanton's position as Secretary of War?

Politics, Industry & Economy in Civil War America Chapter Exam Instructions

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