History: Civil War And Reconstruction! Quiz

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Exactly what do you know about the civil war and reconstruction? The American Civil War lasted from April 1861 to May 1865. It was fought between northern states loyal to the union and southern states that had succeeded in forming the Confederate States of America. The battle was over slavery, and the result was a Union victory. If the civil war interests you, learn more by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which constitutional amendment gave full citizenship to African Americans?
    • A. 

      The Thirteenth Amendment

    • B. 

      The Fourteenth Amendment

    • C. 

      The Fifteenth Amendment

    • D. 

      The Sixteenth Amendment

  • 2. 
    How did the Emancipation Proclamation change the war?
    • A. 

      It made the war a war to end slavery in the heart of the South.

    • B. 

      It made the war a war to end the Union.

    • C. 

      It started the draft for the war.

    • D. 

      It forced the the Confederate armies to retreat

  • 3. 
    How did General Sherman's strategy of total war help the Union defeat the confederacy?
    • A. 

      It helped the Union draft more soldiers.

    • B. 

      It destroyed the resources southerners needed for the war.

    • C. 

      It cleared a path to the sea for transporting Union supplies.

    • D. 

      It helped Union soldiers get good training.

  • 4. 
    Where did most of the battles in the Civil War take place?
    • A. 

      In the South

    • B. 

      In the East

    • C. 

      In the North

    • D. 

      In the West

  • 5. 
    At the Battle of _____________, the Union and Confederate armies suffered 22,000 casualties.
  • 6. 
    Toward the end of the war, ___________ Confederate soldiers began to desert.
  • 7. 
    Many _________________ on the southern home front could not afford to buy enough food.
  • 8. 
    The Jom Crow laws segregated ______________________________ from other Americans and made it difficult for them to vote.
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