Civil War Quiz 5th Grade

19 Questions  I  By Megri on September 16, 2012

  
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1.  What did the Northern states want to make illegal?
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B.
C.
2.  Who was the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin?
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B.
C.
3.  Who was the abolitionist that wanted to start a slave rebellion?  He attacked an army post in Harper's Ferry, Virginia.
A.
B.
C.
4.  Check 2 answers. Why did the Southern states want to leave the union?
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B.
C.
D.
5.  What was the event that officially started the Civil War on April 12, 1861?
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B.
C.
D.
6.  Tell why slavery was important to the South.
7.  How did abolitionists try to end slavery?   Check 2.
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B.
C.
D.
8.  Why were tarrifs good for the North?
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B.
C.
9.  Who was the general who attacked and captured Atlanta and then marched his troops toward Savannah, Georgia?
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B.
C.
10.  General Sherman's march to the sea through Georgia used his strategy of total war.  What did he and his troops do in that strategy?
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B.
C.
11.  Where were most battles of the Civil War fought?  In the _____________.
12.  True or False:  The soliders in the Civil War had plenty to eat and an abundance of supplies.   Not many ever died.
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B.
13.  Why did so many soliders die in the Civil War?  Check 2.
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B.
C.
14.  What were the advantages that the South had in the beginning of the war?  Check 2.
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B.
C.
D.
15.  What advantages did the North have in the war? Check 3.
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Match the name with the description.
A. President of the Union
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B. President of the Confederacy
B.
C. Confederate General
C.
D. Union General
D.
17.  What eventually helped the North win the Civil War?
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B.
C.
18.  Match the following.
A. Name of the southern states that seceded
A.
B. Name of the Northern states that did not secede
B.
C. casualties
C.
D. emancipation
D.
E. civilian
E.
F. desert
F.
G. sectionalism
G.
H. states' rights
H.
19.  What was the book Uncle Tom's Cabin about?
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