Week Of October 8-civil War And Reconstruction

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following Civil War generals led troops for the United States Army.  (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • B. 

      William Tecumseh Sherman

    • C. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • D. 

      James Longstreet

  • 2. 
    Who was Abraham Lincoln's Vice-President that succeeded him after Lincoln's assassination?
    • A. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • B. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Andrew Johnson

  • 3. 
    Which of the did the Union Army seek to destroy during the "March to the Sea" in the last months of the war? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Southern food supplies

    • B. 

      Cotton warehouses

    • C. 

      Transportation networks, especially railroads

    • D. 

      Industrial centers (cities with factories)

    • E. 

      Southern civilians

  • 4. 
    What year did the Civil War end?
    • A. 

      1861

    • B. 

      1864

    • C. 

      1865

    • D. 

      1917

  • 5. 
    Which slave state did not leave the union to join the Confederacy during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Arkansas

  • 6. 
    After the Civil War, the United States government made three important changes to its Constitution.  These changes are listed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.  What are these three (3) changes?
    • A. 

      Limiting slavery in the west, citizenship for freed slaves, voting for women

    • B. 

      Ending slavery in every state, citizenship for former slaves, voting for all men over 21 years of age.

    • C. 

      Paying slave owners to end slavery, pardoning southern rebels, funding reconstruction

    • D. 

      Ending slavery in every state, adding the income tax, right to vote for all men

  • 7. 
    The name of the President of the Confederate States of America was ______________________________.
  • 8. 
    The system of sharecropping was unfair to the tenant farmer because...
    • A. 

      It trapped him in debt that he could not repay.

    • B. 

      Only black farmers could be sharecroppers.

    • C. 

      The landowner made the tenant farmer sell the crops on his own time.

    • D. 

      The soil was usually very low quality.

  • 9. 
    What is the best definition of "War Fever," as discussed in class? 
    • A. 

      Diseases like yellow fever that soldiers contracted during long marches.

    • B. 

      Exuberant excitement and displays of patriotism at the beginning of a war.

    • C. 

      Determination after several years of fighting.

    • D. 

      The suppression of civil rights by the government during wartime.

  • 10. 
    Why did the southern states leave the union after the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      No southern states voted for Lincoln, showing that the north had more political power.

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln vowed to limit the spread of slavery.

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln vowed to immediately end slavery once elected.