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US History Final Exam-civil War Review

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11 Grade US History Exam Review Civil War.

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