His 113 Module 8 Quiz

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Module Quizzes & Trivia

The following quiz is on materials covered in Module 8.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     At the start of the Civil War, the south had an organized and well-supplied army ready to support southern secession efforts. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Vicksburg was
    • A. 

      a strategic victory for the south in 1864.

    • B. 

      Held by the Union for the majority of the war.

    • C. 

      Not the turning point of the war.

    • D. 

      Instrumental in maintaining Confederate control of access to the Mississippi.

  • 3. 
     The northern economy suffered greatly during the Civil War. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Both Grant and Sherman invented the idea of total war. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Winfield Scott's strategy was to
    • A. 

      Institute a draft to get soldiers to join the Union army.

    • B. 

      Stay on the defensive and let the Confederate army attack first.

    • C. 

      Send troops to seize the Confederate capital.

    • D. 

      Set up a blockade of southern ports.

  • 6. 
    The Emancipation Proclamation
    • A. 

      Freed no slaves in actuality.

    • B. 

      Was issued by Lincoln as soon as he took office in 1861.

    • C. 

      Was issued without the reaction of Radical Republicans in mind.

    • D. 

      Made the war more about secession than anything else.

  • 7. 
    The Conscription Act of 1863 made no exceptions to anyone wishing to avoid military service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    President Lincoln was assassinated before the war was officially over.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    African American regiments
    • A. 

      Fought right alongside white regiments in most battles.

    • B. 

      Had only white commanders.

    • C. 

      Faced little to no discrimination.

    • D. 

      Were not allowed to fight in combat.

  • 10. 
    At the war's conclusion, Reconstruction of the south was viewed by most as a fairly straightforward and easy process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False