US History Final Exam-civil War Review

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11 grade US history exam review civil war.

  
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1.  The Battles of Ft. Henry, Ft. Donelson, and Shiloh were all fought in which state?
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2.  True or False.  In the Trent incident, Confederates arrested two Union delegates on their way to Britain.
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3.  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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4.  True or False.  The Battle of Gettysburg began when the Confederates were trying to steal weapons.
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5.  True or False.  Most of the Civil War was fought in the North.
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6.  Grant and Sherman believed in total war.  Which tactics did they employ?  (Check two.)
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7.  What is a cavalry?
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8.  What does secede mean?
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9.  Which battle was fought in Pennsylvania?
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10.  General McClellan was fired after the Battle of _________ for ____________ .
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11.  Which of these men was not a Union general?
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12.  Casualties and losses were about _________ in most of the battles.
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13.  Which of these early eastern battles ended in a tie?
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14.  What does emancipation mean?
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15.  True or False.  Britain did recognize the Confederacy as a separate nation.
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16.  What is habeous corpus?
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17.  True or False.  President Lincoln was a northern Democrat.
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18.  What was Appomatox Court House?
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19.  Why was the Union army particularly brutal in South Carolina?
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20.  Which of these was not part of the Anaconda Plan?
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21.  Who won the Vicksburg Seige, Sherman's March, and Grants' Series of Battles in Virgina?
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22.  Who was a union nurse that later founded the Red Cross?
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23.  When Union soldiers reached the state of ___________, they began handing out _____________ because they knew the war was almost over.
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24.  Define conscription.
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25.  Who complained and why? It’s a “rich man’s war and poor man’s fight.”
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26.  The four border states were these:
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27.  ________________ was the worst Prisoner of War camp in the Confederacy.
28.  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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29.  True or False.  The South’s primary export was wheat.
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30.  True or False.  Ulysses S. Grant was shot accidentally by his own men.
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31.  Why was habeous corpus suspended during the Civil War?
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32.  How did "Stonewall" Jackson's military career end?
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33.  Copperheads were ________ Democrats who advocated peace with the _______ .
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34.  Wealthy Northerners could pay $_________ to avoid the draft.
35.  True or False.  Approximately 92 % of the 2 million who served in the Union army were volunteers.
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36.  Who won most of the battles over control of the Mississippi River?
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37.  The word seige means
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38.  During Sherman’s March, about __________ freed slaves marched along behind the Union army.
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39.  True or False.  The South had exceptional military leaders and a strong military tradition.  
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40.  Which of these states did not secede from the Union before April, 1861?
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41.  Which of these statements is not true of Ulysses S. Grant?
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42.  What was the Anaconda Plan?
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43.  True or False.  Draft riots occurred primarily in the rural South.
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44.  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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45.  For the Union, emancipation was not just a _____________ issue; it became a weapon of __________ .
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46.  Who led a march of destruction through three southern states to bring the Civil War to an end?
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47.  True or False.  The 5th Amendment outlawed slavery.
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48.  True or False.  _____ The Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in the Union.
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49.  How were the goals of the Anaconda Plan accomplished?
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50.  True or False.  The Northern economy prospered during the Civil War.
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51.  What does dissent mean?
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