Ss8h6b Events Of The Civil War

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This practice quiz will assess your knowledge of the Georgia Performance Standard SS8H6b (Events of the Civil War)


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  • 1. 
    * Known as the Anaconda Plan* Began soon after Confederate forces fired the first shots of the Civil War at Fort Sumter* Strategy that closed off Confederate ports * Limited the importation of supplies for the Confederacy* Limited the exportation of goods from southern plantations* Major effect was that it weakened the Southern economyThe above notes describe which event during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Battle of Antietam

    • B. 

      Union Blockade

    • C. 

      Sherman's March to the Sea

  • 2. 
    Eventually, the Union Blockade weakened the economy of the South and crippled the Confederate Army.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following items below are associated with the Confederacy?
    • A. 

      Southern states

    • B. 

      Norther states

    • C. 

      Pennsylvannia

    • D. 

      Georgia

    • E. 

      Yankees

    • F. 

      Rebels

    • G. 

      Gray uniforms

    • H. 

      Blue uniforms

    • I. 

      President Abraham Lincoln

    • J. 

      President Jefferson Davis

    • K. 

      Andersonville Prison

    • L. 

      General William T. Sherman

    • M. 

      General Robert E. Lee

  • 4. 
    The map above depicts which event in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Sherman's March to the Sea

    • B. 

      The Battle of Chickamauga

    • C. 

      The Atlanta Campaign

  • 5. 
    African Americans were MOST inspired to fight in the Civil War for the Union after Abraham Lincoln
    • A. 

      Ran for president in 1860

    • B. 

      Began the Anaconda Plan

    • C. 

      Issued the Emancipation Proclamation

    • D. 

      Was assassinated

  • 6. 
    What exactly did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
    • A. 

      It freed only the slaves in the border states

    • B. 

      It allowed slaves to fight for the Confederacy

    • C. 

      It freed slaves in the Confederate states

  • 7. 
    The battles of Antietam and Gettysburg were both Confederate victories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following help describe the battle of Antietam?
    • A. 

      Confederate victory

    • B. 

      Union victory

    • C. 

      Confederate general Robert E. Lee invaded Maryland, a Union state

    • D. 

      There were only 2,600 casualties

    • E. 

      There were over 26,000 casualties, bloodiest day in American history

    • F. 

      General Lee's goal was to eventually conquer Washington, D.C., the United States capital

    • G. 

      General Lee and his soldiers were forced to retreat to Virginia, a confederate state

    • H. 

      Was the last battle fought on Union soil

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      There were 51, 112 casualties

    • B. 

      Considered the bloodiest battle of the Civil War

    • C. 

      Confederate Gen. Lee was victorious and later attacked the US capital

    • D. 

      Union victory and turning point of the war

    • E. 

      Abraham Lincon gave a famous speech about freedom known as the Gettysburg Address

  • 10. 
    The conflicts in Dallas, New Hope, and Pickett's Mill were all battles during the Civil War that occurred in Paulding County.  These battles were part of
    • A. 

      The Atlanta campaign

    • B. 

      Sherman's march to the sea

    • C. 

      The Union blockade

  • 11. 
    What was the bloodiest battle in Georgia that resulted in a Confederate victory, but did not keep the Union Army from eventually taking over the important Confederate city of Atlanta?
    • A. 

      Battle of Antietam

    • B. 

      Battle of Gettysburg

    • C. 

      Battle of Chickamauga

  • 12. 
    Where in Georgia was the location of the Confederate prison during the Civil War in which over 13,000 Union soldier prisoners died from disease and starvation?
    • A. 

      Andersonville

    • B. 

      Atlanta

    • C. 

      Chickamauga

    • D. 

      Savannah

  • 13. 
    Union general William T. Sherman's main goal of the Atlanta campaign was  to destroy the railroad system and other Confederate structures in the city of Atlanta in order to weaken both the Confederate Army and the economy of the South that supported the Confederacy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False