How the Civil War Affected the Economy and Everyday Life in the North and South


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Which of the following is true about copperheads and bushwhackers?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Civil War impacted lives on both sides in many different ways, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the impact of the war on the economy and the community.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The Copperheads
  • Communities affected by the war
  • Change in the North during this period
  • Effects in the South due to the war

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main terms, such as Copperheads
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding effects of the Civil War in the West, North and South
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reasons for protest of the draft

Additional Learning

To learn more about this time in history, review the accompanying lesson called How the Civil War Affected the Economy and Everyday Life in the North and South. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about famous women during the war
  • Understand the Civil War's effects on the populace
  • Know about important historical events, such as draft riots