Emanicpation Proclamation

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  • 1. 
    Who issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
    • A. 

      President Kennedy

    • B. 

      President Lincoln

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      George McClellan

  • 2. 
    The Emancipation Proclamation freed all slaves in "enemy territory" effective _________________ .
    • A. 

      Before the Battle of Antietam

    • B. 

      January 1, 1863

    • C. 

      September 22, 1862

    • D. 

      September 17, 1862

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was not a border state?
    • A. 

      Kentucky

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Maryland

    • D. 

      Virgina

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was a reason that the Confederates were able to regroup after the Battle of Antietam?
    • A. 

      The Emancipation Proclamation was issued too soon.

    • B. 

      The Emancipation Proclamation was issued to late.

    • C. 

      General McCllelan failed to pursue the Confederates into Pennsylvania.

    • D. 

      General McCllelan failed to pursue the Confederates into General McCllelam failed to pursue the Confederates into Virginia.

  • 5. 
    What does "inconclusive" mean in this sentence? Despite the inconclusive nature of the battle, president Abraham Lincoln declared the battle a significant victory of the Union.
    • A. 

      Close to the truth.

    • B. 

      Violent

    • C. 

      Hard to tell who won

    • D. 

      Risky

  • 6. 
    Which of the following sentences uses the word "inconclusive" correctly?
    • A. 

      He was forced to tell the inconclusive truth.

    • B. 

      My dad is going to the inconclusive store.

    • C. 

      After many tests, the cause of the fire was still inconclusive.

    • D. 

      My headache is getting inconclusive.

  • 7. 
    What was a Copperhead?
    • A. 

      A Copperhead was a Democrat who favored peaceful negotiations with the south.

    • B. 

      A Copperhead was a Democrat who favored peaceful negotiations with the north.

    • C. 

      A Copperhead was a Democrat who favored military action against the north

    • D. 

      A Copperhead was a Democrat who favored military action against the south.

  • 8. 
    Why did the Emancipation Proclamation not free slaves in border states?
    • A. 

      Those states were not part of the United States.

    • B. 

      President Lincoln thought that slavery should exist somewhere in the country.

    • C. 

      President Lincoln did not want those states to secede from the Union.

    • D. 

      There were no slaves in those states.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Aniteam was the bloodiest one-day battle in American history.

    • B. 

      The landmark battle was a tactical victory for the south.

    • C. 

      Lee's army was forced to retreat to the Virginia side of the Potomac River

    • D. 

      The battle took place at Sharpsburg, Maryland

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      The border states seceded from the Union before President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.

    • B. 

      President Lincoln declared Antietam a significant loss for the Union.

    • C. 

      Abolitionists are people who are opposed to slavery.

    • D. 

      The Copperheads demanded continued military action against the south.