The American Civil War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following did NOT contribute to Richmond Bread Riots?

Question 2 2. What was the Confederate reaction to the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 3 3. Why did people in both the Union and Confederacy protest the draft?

Question 4 4. After which event did Robert E. Lee assume command of the Confederate army?

Question 5 5. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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Question 6 6. Who shot President Lincoln?

Question 7 7. Which was NOT a goal of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 8 8. Which was the deadliest campaign in the Civil War?

Question 9 9. When did the Civil War take place?

Question 10 10. Why did Lincoln send troops into Baltimore, Maryland?

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Question 11 11. Where did Sherman head after capturing Atlanta?

Question 12 12. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

Question 13 13. Why was the control of the Mississippi River by the Union an important part of The Anaconda Plan?

Question 14 14. How were Clara Barton and Mrs. Francis Clayton involved in the Civil War?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true about copperheads and bushwhackers?

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Question 16 16. Why was taking control of the entire Mississippi River such an important goal for the North?

Question 17 17. Why did the Civil War last so much longer than initially expected?

Question 18 18. Why did General Grant consider the battle in the Wilderness a success?

Question 19 19. Why did the South fire the first shots that started the Civil War?

Question 20 20. Why was Gettysburg considered the decisive turning point in the Civil War?

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Question 21 21. Which Union general presided over the surrender of the Confederacy?

Question 22 22. Why did President Lincoln's support for General Grant and his aggressive stance on pursuing the war hurt him politically?

Question 23 23. Which was NOT one of General Grant's unconventional military tactics?

Question 24 24. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America in 1861?

Question 25 25. When did the Emancipation Proclamation go into effect?

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Question 26 26. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 27 27. What role did Sherman play in Lincoln's re-election?

Question 28 28. What tactic was employed by the Confederate forces in the Battle of Shiloh?

Question 29 29. Where did the negotiations to end the Civil War take place?

Question 30 30. Why was Chancellorsville considered an important turning point in the Civil War?

The American Civil War Chapter Exam Instructions

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