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US History Final Exam-civil War Review

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1.  ________________ was the worst Prisoner of War camp in the Confederacy.
2.  What was the context of this quote? “It is an error to say that ‘Cotton is King.’  It is not.  It is a great and influential factor in commerce, but not its dictator.”
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3.  True or False.  Kentucky was a border state.
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4.  The Battles of Ft. Henry, Ft. Donelson, and Shiloh were all fought in which state?
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5.  How were the goals of the Anaconda Plan accomplished?
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6.  The four border states were these:
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7.  Why was the Union army particularly brutal in South Carolina?
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8.  Grant and Sherman believed in total war.  Which tactics did they employ?  (Check two.)
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9.  What does abolish mean?
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10.  What does secede mean?
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11.  True or False.  Most of the Civil War was fought in the North.
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12.  How did "Stonewall" Jackson's military career end?
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13.  Who said this? “My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy Slavery….  [A]ccording to my view of official duty … [despite] my oft-expressed personal siwh that all men, everywhere, could be free.”
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14.  Copperheads were ________ Democrats who advocated peace with the _______ .
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15.  True or False.  _____ The Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in the Union.
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16.  True or False.  President Lincoln was a northern Democrat.
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17.  Which side surrendered at the end of the Civil War?
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18.  The Civil War began with which battle?
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19.  The word seige means
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20.  True or False.  Jeb Stuart led the Union cavalry.
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21.  True or False.  Britain did recognize the Confederacy as a separate nation.
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22.  True or False.  Ulysses S. Grant was shot accidentally by his own men.
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23.  Which of these was not part of the Anaconda Plan?
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24.  Who was imprisioned following the Civil War, held without trial, released, and retired to live off of charity and write his memiors?
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25.  When Union soldiers reached the state of ___________, they began handing out _____________ because they knew the war was almost over.
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26.  True or False.  The 5th Amendment outlawed slavery.
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27.  True or False.  In the Trent incident, Confederates arrested two Union delegates on their way to Britain.
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28.  During Sherman’s March, about __________ freed slaves marched along behind the Union army.
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29.  True or False.  The Battle of Gettysburg began when the Confederates were trying to steal weapons.
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30.  True or False.  Approximately 92 % of the 2 million who served in the Union army were volunteers.
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31.  Which battle was fought in Pennsylvania?
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32.  What was the Anaconda Plan?
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33.  Who said this and why?It is the “most execrable measure recorded in the history of guilty man.”
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34.  Why was habeous corpus suspended during the Civil War?
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35.  True or False.  The South’s primary export was wheat.
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36.  What was Appomatox Court House?
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37.  Which of these early eastern battles ended in a tie?
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38.  Who was the Confederate President during the Civil War? 
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39.  True or False.  Draft riots occurred primarily in the rural South.
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40.  Who suspended the writ of habeous corpus?
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41.  Who led a march of destruction through three southern states to bring the Civil War to an end?
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42.  For the Union, emancipation was not just a _____________ issue; it became a weapon of __________ .
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43.  General McClellan was fired after the Battle of _________ for ____________ .
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44.  Wealthy Northerners could pay $_________ to avoid the draft.
45.  True or False.  A month after the Civil War ended, Jefferson Davis was arrested in Georgia, held for two years without trial, then released.
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46.  Which of these statements is not true of Ulysses S. Grant?
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47.  What is a cavalry?
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48.  Which of these men was not a Union general?
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49.  Who won most of the battles over control of the Mississippi River?
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50.  True or False.  The Northern economy prospered during the Civil War.
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51.  Casualties and losses were about _________ in most of the battles.
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