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    President Lincoln's main goal in the Civil War was to
eliminate slavery in all territory controlled by the United States.
    a. true
    b. false
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    Both the Union and the Confederacy used African American
soldiers during the Civil War.
    a. true
    b. false
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    A series of Union victories in late 1864 helped Abraham
Lincoln win reelection.
    a. true
    b. false
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    During his march from Atlanta to the sea, Sherman and his
men destroyed anything useful to the South.
    a. true
    b. false
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    General Grant imposed very harsh terms on the surrendering
Confederate soldiers at Appomattox Court House.
    a. true
    b. false
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    The federal government became more powerful than state
governments as the result of the Union victory in the Civil War.
    a. true
    b. false
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    Because the war disrupted their supply of cotton, the South
expected support from
    a. France and Spain.                c. France and Canada.
    b. Spain and Mexico.                d. Britain and France.
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    The North’s war plan came from a hero of the war with Mexico named
    a. Winfield Scott.                  c. Abraham Lincoln.
    b. George McClellan.                d. Robert E. Lee.
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    What battle was named after a small church?
    a. Shiloh                           c. Vicksburg
    b. Gettysburg                       d. Atlanta
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    The bloodiest day of the entire Civil War was the Battle of
    a. Shiloh.                          c. Richmond.
    b. Antietam.                        d. New Orleans.
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    The first female army surgeon was
    a. Clara Barton.                    c. Sally Tompkins.
    b. Mary Edwards Walker.             d. Dorothea Dix.
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    William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea began in 
    a. Charleston, South Carolina.      c. Atlanta, Georgia.
    b. Richmond, Virginia.              d. Baltimore, Maryland.
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    In the Civil War, for the first time, thousands of women served as
    a. soldiers.                        c. generals.
    b. spies.                           d. nurses.
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    "Peace Democrats" became known as
    a. War Hawks.                       c. Copperheads.
    b. Rebels.                          d. Radicals.
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    What guarantees accused individuals the right to a hearing before
being jailed?
    a. bounties                         c. draft
    b. greenbacks                       d. habeas corpus
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    What battle began when on July 1, 1863 when the Confederates
entered a town for supplies and encountered Union troops?
    a. Gettysburg                       c. Vicksburg
    b. Shiloh                           d. Richmond
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    The plan to gain control of the Mississippi River and split the
Confederacy in two was called
    a. the Great Divide.                c. the Anaconda Plan.
    b. the Squeeze Play.                d. the River Conquest.
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    The main goal of the North at the beginning of the war was to
    a. end slavery.                     c. punish the South.
    b. be recognized as independent.    d. reunite the country.
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    General P.G.T. Beauregard fought against General Irvin McDowell at
    a. Shiloh.                          c. the First Battle of Bull Run.
    b. Gettysburg.                      d. the Second Battle of Bull Run.
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    The battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack was the first ever between
    a. cutters.                         c. warships.
    b. clippers.                        d. ironclad ships.
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    What April battle lasted only two days, but included some of the most
bloody fighting of the war?
    a. Shiloh                           c. Richmond
    b. Gettysburg                       d. Vicksburg
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    On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the
    a. Free Slave Bill.                 c. Emancipation Proclamation.
    b. Fourteenth Amendment.            d. Thirteenth Amendment.
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    Who pointed out to Lincoln that by casting the war as a fight against
slavery, European countries would be less likely to aid the South?
    a. Frederick Douglass               c. George B. McClellan
    b. David Farragut                   d. Ulysses S. Grant
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    Pickett’s Charge took place during the Battle of
    a. Shiloh.                          c. Gettysburg.
    b. Chancellorsville.                d. Fredericksburg.
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    The worst disturbance in protest of the draft laws took place in
    a. Richmond, Virginia.              c. Atlanta, Georgia.
    b. New York City.                   d. Washington, D.C.
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    Appomattox Court House is famous because it is the site of
    a. a bloody battle.                 c. Confederate headquarters.
    b. Union headquarters.              d. Robert E. Lee's surrender.
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“[William is] . . . wild to be off to Virginia. He so fears that the
fighting will be over before he can get there.”
–Kate Stone, 1861
Written shortly after the attack on Fort Sumter, this excerpt from a letter by the sister of a Confederate soldier in Louisiana describes his _____ in the war. a. fear of involvement c. reluctance to fight b. eagerness to participate d. slowness to join
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“. . . Sis I dont know what you think about the war but I will tell
you what I think and that is the north will nevver whip the south as
long as there is a man left in the south. They fight like wild devles.
Ever man seems determine to loose the last drop of blood before they
give up but there is no use of you and I talking about the war because
we cant end it, but I dont care how soon it is stopped. Christmas will
soon be here I would like to be at [home.] . . .”
–John R. McClure, private in 14th Indiana Volunteers, Letter to his
sister, December 19, 1862
According to the excerpt, Confederate soldiers _____. a. are very courageous c. give up easily b. are poor fighters d. outnumber the Union soldiers
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“A cruel, crazy, mad, hopeless panic possessed them. . . . The heat
was awful . . . the men were exhausted—their mouths gaped, their lips
cracked and blackened with the powder of the cartridges they had bitten
off in the battle, their eyes staring in frenzy.”
–Representative Albert Riddle, observing the First Battle of Bull Run
This excerpt describes _____ at the battle of First Battle of Bull Run. a. terrified observers of the battle b. courageous Confederate soldiers c. retreating Union soldiers d. civilians fleeing to Washington, DC
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“No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted.”
–at the capture of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862
This quotation provided a nickname for which new hero of the North? a. Ulysses S. Grant c. David Farragut b. Albert Sidney Johnson d. George McClellan
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“. . . It had suddenly appeared to him that perhaps in a battle he
might run. He was forced to admit that as far as war was concerned he
knew nothing of himself. . . . 
    “A little panic-fear grew in his mind. As his imagination went
forward to a fight, he saw hideous possibilities. . . .”
–Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage
The character in this excerpt is becoming afraid because he a. knows he will fight hard along with others. b. wishes he were back home. c. is uncertain about how he will react in a battle. d. is eager to get into battle.
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“For my loyalty to my country I have two beautiful names—here I am
called “traitor,” farther North a _____ 
 –Elizabeth Van Lew, Richmond
What word best fills in the blank in this quote by Elizabeth Van Lew, who secretly sent information about Confederate activities to President Lincoln? a. “teacher” c. “nurse” b. “spy” d. “conductor”
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“If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it;
and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if
I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also
do that.”
–August 1862
Who took this position on the issue of slavery? a. Jefferson Davis c. William Lloyd Garrison b. Abraham Lincoln d. Frederick Douglass
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“. . . That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within
any state or designated part of a state, the people whereof shall then be
in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and
forever, free; and the Executive Government of the United States,
including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and
maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to
repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for
their actual freedom. . . .”
This announcement by the President of the United States is a quotation from a. the Constitution. c. the Gettysburg Address. b. the Emancipation Proclamation. d. the Thirteenth Amendment.
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“. . . That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within
any state or designated part of a state, the people whereof shall then be
in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and
forever, free; and the Executive Government of the United States,
including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and
maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to
repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for
their actual freedom. . . .”
According to this excerpt, anyone holding a person enslaved after January 1, 1863, would be a. arrested and jailed. c. in rebellion against the US. b. given a fair trial. d. recognized by the government.
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“[They] will make good soldiers and taking them from the enemy weakens
him in the same proportion they strengthen us.”
In this excerpt from a letter General

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