Governor's Race Test Review #8

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was known as the "Father of the Constitution"?
    • A. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • B. 

      James Madison

    • C. 

      George Washington

  • 2. 
    The economy in the northern part of teh United States in the 1800's was ______________ and the economy of the southern part was________________.  (choose two answers)
    • A. 

      Industrialized

    • B. 

      Robotic

    • C. 

      Mechanical

    • D. 

      Agricultural

  • 3. 
    Northern states wanted the new states to be ____________ states and the southern states wanted the new states to be ______________ states. (choose two answers)
    • A. 

      Old

    • B. 

      Free

    • C. 

      Industrial

    • D. 

      Slave

  • 4. 
    Who seized the federal armory at Harper's Ferry to arm slaves for a revolt?
    • A. 

      Jo Davis

    • B. 

      Nick Taylor

    • C. 

      John Brown

  • 5. 
    Who (what group) campaigned (worked) to end slavery?
    • A. 

      Abolitionists

    • B. 

      Airmen

    • C. 

      Arborist

  • 6. 
    Some southern states seceded (moved away from other states) and formed the "Confederate States of America" when who was elected president?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 7. 
    Who led a revolt (fight) against plantation owners in Virginia?
    • A. 

      Nat Turner

    • B. 

      Nick Taylor

    • C. 

      Norton Toole

  • 8. 
    What city became the capital of the Confederacy and was burned near the end of the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Alexandria

    • B. 

      Richmond

    • C. 

      Hampton

  • 9. 
    Disagreements between the eastern counties and western counties of Virginia led to the creation of which state?
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      West Virginia

    • C. 

      North Carolina

  • 10. 
    Which counties of Virginia relied heavily on slavery?
    • A. 

      Eastern Counties

    • B. 

      Western Counties

  • 11. 
    Which group in Virginia supported the Confederacy?
    • A. 

      White Virginians

    • B. 

      Black Virginians

  • 12. 
    The Confederacy relied on which group to raise crops and provide labor for the army and as the Union army approached many of this group fled (ran) and some fought for the Union?
    • A. 

      Enslaved African Americans (slaves)

    • B. 

      Free African Americans

    • C. 

      American Indians

  • 13. 
    Which group in Virginia felt their limited rights could best be protected by supporting the Confederacy?
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Free African Americans

    • C. 

      Women

  • 14. 
    Most of which group in Virginia did not take sides during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      African Americans

    • B. 

      White Women

    • C. 

      American Indians

  • 15. 
    What was the first major land battle in Virginia during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Bull Run (Battle of Manasas)

    • B. 

      The War of the Roses (Flower War)

    • C. 

      The Fight for Freedom (Slavery Battle)

  • 16. 
    Who was the general that played a major role in winning the first major land battle in Virginia of the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Peter "Brick" Parker

    • B. 

      David "Feather" Lewis

    • C. 

      Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

  • 17. 
    What were the names of the two iron-clad ships that battled to a draw in the waters near Norfolk and Hampton? (choose two answers)
    • A. 

      Monitor (Union)

    • B. 

      Maybell (Union)

    • C. 

      Merrimac (Confederacy)

    • D. 

      Moses (Confederacy)

  • 18. 
    Where did General Robert E. Lee, Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, defeat the Union troops?
    • A. 

      Frostburg

    • B. 

      Farmville

    • C. 

      Fredericksburg

  • 19. 
    When and where did the Civil War end?
    • A. 

      April 1865, at Appomattox Court House

    • B. 

      April 1910, at Allentown College Hut

    • C. 

      April 1540, at Avery Cider Hill

  • 20. 
    Who surrendered (gave up) at Appomattox Court House and who did he surrender to?
    • A. 

      General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant

    • B. 

      General Ulysses S. Grant surrendered to General Robert E. Lee

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