The Politics of 1864: President Abraham Lincoln is Re-Elected


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Which groups made up the Union Party?

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1. If a citizen was anti-war, which candidate would they be most likely to support?

2. What was the primary difference between Lincoln and McClellan with regard to the war?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will find out what you know about American politics in 1864. You will be tested on topics such as the Union Party and Democratic Party.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The groups that made up the Union Party
  • Presidential candidate of the Democratic Party in 1864
  • Event in the autumn of 1864 that had an impact on the presidential election

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding politics in 1864
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Democratic Party
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Union Party in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled The Politics of 1864: President Abraham Lincoln is Re-Elected. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details the Republican Party
  • Explains the formation of the Union Party
  • Explores the Democratic Party
  • Explores the 1864 presidential campaign