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Civil War - 8
Review of SC HIstory Civil War test
|Before the Civil War, the North was known as the...
|Before the Civil War, the South was known as the...
|What was placed on all goods imported into the U.S. that the North liked, but the South did not?
|What was the one issue that divided the North and South before the Civil War began?
|They wanted to have their own laws and they wanted slavery to stay.
|Why did the South (Confederacy) not want to have one central government for the U.S.?
|The Suth wanted slavery; the North placed tariffs on goods sent to the South; the North wanted a cenral government, etc.
|The people who wanted slavery to end were called what?
|Why did people in the South not like abolitionists?
|The abolitionists were people who were against slavery.
|Why was the South upset when Abraham Lincoln was elected president?
|Abraham Lincoln wanted slavery to end and he wanted a centralized government.
|Why did South Carolina leave (or secede) from the Union?
|SC wanted to become their own nation and create their own laws to protect slavery.
|What does the term “secede” mean?
|Secede means to leave a country.
|When the Confederate states left the Union and named themselves the Confederate States of America, who did they elect as their president?
|Why did President Lincoln not want the Confederate states to leave the Union?
|He wanted to create a united nation with one government.
|Fort Sumter was fired upon because…
|President Lincoln blockaded Charleston Harbor and the South wanted the Union to leave.
|Where did the Confederate states plan to get their supplies from since they were no longer apart of the U.S.?
|Why did President Lincoln order the blockade of Charleston?
|He did not want the South to continue getting supplies needed from Europe to continue the war.
|Why did the Union want to take over Port Royal?
|So the South could not continue getting supplies from Europe.
|A soldier's life in the Civil War can be described as...
|Eating hard cookies called "hard tacks"; carrying their supplies where ever they went; being forced by the draft to leave home.
|How did the Civil War affect families and poor farmers?
|Families were broken apart when men went to war and the poor farmers were forced to grow crops for the soldiers and not their families.
|Who did most freed African Americans fight for in the Civil War?
|Why was the Penn School created?
|The Penn School was created to educate freed black slaves.
|What was the Emancipation Proclamation?
|This was a proclamation stated by President Lincoln that declared all slavery had ended throughout the North and South.
|Why was the H. L. Hunley important in the Civil War?
|The H. L. Hunley was the first submarine to sink an enemy ship.
|The affects on SC caused by General Sherman were...
|1) He set fire to barns and houses and stole things; 2) He destroyed Columba by setting buildings on fire and almost destroyed the State House in Columbia.
|The Civil War ended with which side surrendering, the Union or the Confederacy?