Civil War Quiz #1

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Civil War Quiz #1

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who won the election of 1860?  
    • A. 

      Abe Lincoln

    • B. 

      John Breckinridge

    • C. 

      John Bell

    • D. 

      Stephen Douglas

  • 2. 
    Which of the following caused the secession of the southern states?
    • A. 

      The Tariff of Abominations

    • B. 

      Election of Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Dred Scott decision

    • D. 

      Kansas/Nebraska Act

  • 3. 
    What occurred when the south fired on Fort Sumter?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln was elected

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee sided with the Union

    • C. 

      The Civil War started

    • D. 

      The Civil War ended

  • 4. 
    Which battle was the first major battle of the war?
    • A. 

      Saratoga

    • B. 

      Bull Run

    • C. 

      Gettysburg

    • D. 

      Shiloh

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of sectionalism?
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee joining the Confederacy

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln's inauguration

    • C. 

      The Union Battle Plan

    • D. 

      The south winning the Battle of Bull Run

  • 6. 
    What name did the southern states give themselves?
    • A. 

      United States of the South

    • B. 

      Confederate States of America

    • C. 

      The Confederation Congress

    • D. 

      United Southern States

  • 7. 
    What was the nickname given to Thomas Jackson after Bull Run?
    • A. 

      The Wall

    • B. 

      The Stone Cutter

    • C. 

      Stonewall

    • D. 

      The Terminator

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describe the Union?
    • A. 

      More people and factories

    • B. 

      Plan called the Anaconda Plan

    • C. 

      The Navy and more railroads

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    I was placed at the head of the Union army following the Battle of Bull Run. Who am I?
    • A. 

      U.S. Grant

    • B. 

      George McClellan

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      Stonewall Jackson

  • 10. 
    Which battle led to the results listed below?
    • Was a Union Victory
    • George McClellan was fired.
    • Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation
    • A. 

      Shiloh

    • B. 

      Bull Run

    • C. 

      Gettysburg

    • D. 

      Antietam

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