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Amer Civil War QUIZ

Civil War QUIZ

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What was the first Northern Advantage (NA)? (There are 5) A1) larger population to support the war effort (i.e. more soldiers)
What was the second Northern Advantage (NA)? (There are 5) A2) More industry (i.e. factories/smokestacks, weapons, textiles,
What was the third Northern Advantage (NA)? (There are 5) A3) Better banking system (i.e. more money, more business, hired labor)
What was the fourth Northern Advantage (NA)? (There are 5) A4) More ships (i.e. Naval battleships)
What was the fifth Northern Advantage (NA)? (There are 5) A5) Larger and more efficient railway network (i.e. trains rail lines, better transportation/communication)
What was the first Southern Advantage (SA)? (There are 3) B1) More of a white population (i.e. to fight strong support)
What was the second Southern Advantage (SA)? (There are 3) B2) Fighting on familiar territory (i.e. Southern states, Battle of Fort Sumter = South Carolina)
What was the third Southern Advantage (SA)? (There are 3) B3) Experienced military training/leader (i.e. West Point, New York)
What was the first Northern Disadvantage (ND)? (There are 3) C1) Invade and hold the South (i.e. Go on “the offensive” aggressive)
What was the second Northern Disadvantage (ND)? (There are 3) C2) Public opinion on participation in the American Civil War was divided/split
What was the third Northern Disadvantage (ND)? (There are 3) C3) How do you return the southern states that left (i.e. seceded) from the Union)
What was the first Southern Disadvantage (SD)? (There are 3) D1) Smaller population of free men available to be taken from to (fight) in the war (i.e. less people to pick from to fight)
What was the second Southern Disadvantage (SD)? (There are 3) D2) Few factories (i.e. had to manufacture guns, gunpowder, cannons)
What was the third Southern Disadvantage (SD)? (There are 3) D3) Fewer trains (i.e. less mobilization of military forces)
What was the first Northern Aim (N Aim)? (There are 3) E1) Win the American Civil War
What was the second Northern Aim (N Aim)? (There are 3) E2) End slavery
What was the third Northern Aim (N Aim)? (There are 3) E3) Return southern seceded state back into the Union
What was the first Southern Aim (S Aim)? (There are 2) F1) Win recognition as an independent nation
What was the second Southern Aim (S Aim)? (There are 2) F2) Keep slavery as a way of life (i.e. Tradition)
What was the first Northern Strategy (NS)? (There are 3) G1) “Gainful” control of the MIssissippi (i.e. Cutoff any re-supplying “Reinforcements”)
What was the second Northern Strategy (NS)? (There are 3) G2) Capture Richmond, Virginia (i.e. Confederate Capital) (*Original Capitol = Montgomery Alabama)
What was the third Northern Strategy (NS)? (There are 3) G3) Blockade Southern ports “Anaconda Plan” (Divide South/cut in half)
What was the first Southern Strategy (SS)? (There are 3) H1) Hold their territory = “fight defensively”
What was the second Southern Strategy (SS)? (There are 3) H2) Hoped to acquire help/support from their allies *Great Britain/France) = $, weapons, supplies, medical, soldiers)
What was the third Southern Strategy (SS)? (There are 3) H3) Gain control of the Union capital (i.e. Washington, District of Columbia)
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