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# Amer Civil War QUIZ

### Civil War QUIZ

Question | Answer |
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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) |