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Civil War

Civil War Test

QuestionAnswer
Abraham Lincoln was President of the.. Union
Jefferson Davis was President of the.. Confederacy
Why was Stonewall Jackson significant? He did not retreat at Bull Run, giving the Confederates time to reinforce their lines and turn what would have been a defeat into a draw (Tie)
Who was the General of the Union Forces? Ulysses S. Grant
Who was the General of the Confederate Forces? Robert E. Lee
What advantages did the North have over the South? Better Transportation, Larger Population, Factory System
What advantages did the South have over the North? Fighting in their Homeland, Motivated and Skilled Fighters, Skilled Military Leadership (Robert E. Lee)
What was the Anaconda Plan and what city did it depend on? An attempt to blockade the south from all outside supplies and food essentially starving them out. Dependent upon Vicksburg, Mississippi
Why is William Carney significant? Did he receive his medal right away? Picked up the U.S. flag and led the charge at Ft. Wagner. Did not receive his medal until many years later
Who fired first at Fort Sumter? Confederate forces
What made the Battle of Vicksburg significant? Completed the Anaconda Plan
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do? Declared slaves free in the South
What was Lincoln trying to accomplish with the Gettysburg Address? National Unity
Why is the Appomattox Courthouse significant? Ended the Civil War
What were the Causes of the Civil War? Sectionalism, States Rights, Slavery
Who was the first to secede from the Union? South Carolina
What election was the last straw in causing secession Election of 1860, Lincoln
What was the most significant problem facing Lincoln and the Union at the end of the Civil War? Reintegrating the south back into the Union
What court case upheld slavery before the civil war? Dred Scott v. Sanford
Does Lincoln wish to punish the South after the Civil War? Explain? No, He wants to bring them back in
What was an effect of the Anaconda Plan on the South? The troops and civilians ran out of food and supplies causing them to give up
Created by: ej1095