Chapter 11:Civil War

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Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz that will hopefully allow you to better undersand the civil war, and understand why things happened. This quiz was designed to give you some of the informantion you will need to succeed on the finals. So good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What famous battle occured when Lee attacked McClellan's army in 1862?
    • A. 

      First Battle of Bull Run

    • B. 

      Second Battle of Bull Run

    • C. 

      Seven Days' Battle

    • D. 

      Anteitam

    • E. 

      Trent affair

  • 2. 
    Who was the famous woman who left her job in a patent office to nurse soldiers in the battlefield?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

    • B. 

      Clara Barton.

    • C. 

      Sandra McClellan

    • D. 

      Mary C. Blackwell

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    How did the u.s stop the flow of southern supplies?
    • A. 

      Emancipation proclomation

    • B. 

      Blockades

    • C. 

      Building a wall

    • D. 

      Taxes

    • E. 

      Blockade runners

  • 4. 
    Who was the first female physician?
    • A. 

      Andersonville

    • B. 

      Queen Mary III

    • C. 

      Kate Cummings

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

    • E. 

      Clara Barton

  • 5. 
    Where was the site at which Lee surrendered to Grant?
    • A. 

      Appamotax Courthouse

    • B. 

      Andersonville

    • C. 

      New Orleans

    • D. 

      Murfreesburo

    • E. 

      Bull Run

  • 6. 
    Who benefited most from the eight military colleges in the United States?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      New york

  • 7. 
    What was the battle where Robert E. Lee led a series of attacks on McClellan's army, and did he win?
    • A. 

      The Second Battle of Bull Run, and Yes

    • B. 

      Antietam, no

    • C. 

      Shiloh, yes

    • D. 

      Seven Day's battle, no

  • 8. 
    What was one of the most important things the union industries profited from during the civil war?
    • A. 

      Government contracts

    • B. 

      The telegraph

    • C. 

      Southern food shortages

    • D. 

      Innovations of agriculture

  • 9. 
    After sherman's march to the sea, he brought his troops north to what state?(hint: many believe this to be the state that started the civil war.)
    • A. 

      South carolina

    • B. 

      North carolina

    • C. 

      Atlanta, georgia

    • D. 

      Baltimore, maryland

  • 10. 
    Because of the south's large slave population, they were able to create enslaved regiments, giving them an advantage over the north
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Much of the south's population supported reconstruction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Sherman neckties were neckties worn by avid supporters of the union and william tecumsah sherman
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Grant captured new orleans
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The emancipation proclomation was to free all slaves in the south
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Who was the first female doctor in the US and started the US Sanitary Commission?
    • A. 

      Florence nightingale

    • B. 

      Elizabeth blackwell

    • C. 

      Clara barton

    • D. 

      Kate cumming

  • 16. 
    Lincoln recites the gettysburg address and dedicates...
    • A. 

      Battlefield to McClellan

    • B. 

      Part of battlefield as museum

    • C. 

      Part of battlefield as cemetary for soldiers

    • D. 

      Battlefield to south

  • 17. 
    Florence nightingale was the first female physician in the US
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Hundreds of people were arrested for war crimes during the civil war
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Grant decided to seige Vicksburg instead or capturing it an other way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Tredegar Iron Works was located in Richmond, Virginia, and served as the south's only factory capable of producing cannons
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False