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                                       The Civil War
                                     Chapter 11 Test
                                        Take home
  Matching: Select the letter of the term, name, or phrase that best matches each
  description. Note: Some letters may not be used at all. Some may be used more than
  once. (2 points each)

  A. Ulysses S. Grant                                     AB. George McClellan
  B. William Tecumseh Sherman                             AC. David G. Farragut
  C. Abraham Lincoln                                      AD. Jefferson Davis
  D. Robert E. Lee                                        AE. Clara Barton
  E. Stonewall Jackson                                    BC. John Wilkes Booth

  ____ 1. Republican who won the presidency in 1860

  ____ 2. Southern sympathizer and actor who assassinated President Lincoln

  ____ 3. hero at Vicksburg who became commander of all Union armies in 1864

  ____ 4. Union commander who burned a path of destruction through Georgia

  ____ 5. president of the Confederacy

  ____ 6. general responsible for the Confederate victory at the First Battle of Bull Run

  ____ 7. Union general who was eventually fired by Lincoln for having the "slows"

  ____ 8. Union commander who seized New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Natchez

  ____ 9. Confederate commander who opposed secession but sided with his beloved state
  of Virginia

  ____ 10. Union nurse who cared for the sick and wounded on the front lines

  Multiple Choice: Choose the letter of the best answer. (2 points each)

  ____ 11. Which of the following abolished slavery in the North?
         A. the Gettysburg Address
         B. the Thirteenth Amendment
         C. the Compromise of 1850
         D. the Emancipation Proclamation

  ____ 12. Why is the Battle of Gettysburg considered a turning point in the Civil War?

          A. It made the South give up the idea of invading the North.
          B. It divided the Confederacy.
          C. It convinced the Confederacy to surrender.
          D. It marked the first Union victory on the battlefield.
____ 13. Which of the following quotations is from the Gettysburg Address?
       A. "We are not prepared for this suffrage. But we can learn."
       B. "All persons held as slaves within any State . . . in rebellion against the United
      States, shall be . . . forever free."
       C. "The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can
      never forget what they did here."
       D. "You are rushing into war with one of the most powerful, . . . determined
      people on earth."

____ 14. What is the main reason that Lincoln did not respond with force to the
Confederate threat to attack Fort Sumter?
       A. He wanted the Union to fire the first shots in the war.
       B. He wished to treat the Confederacy as a legitimate nation.
       C. He did not want to anger Republicans and slave states still in the Union.
       D. He had decided to abandon Fort Sumter.

____ 15. Why was David Farragut's victory in April 1862 so important?

       A. It protected the Union capital from a Confederate takeover.
       B. It advanced the Union plan to split the Confederacy along the Mississippi
       C. It made the South give up the idea of invading the North.
       D. It boosted morale throughout the South and prompted Lee to invade the North.

____ 16. What was the stated aim of the Emancipation Proclamation?
       A. to free all slaves in the United States
       B. to free slaves behind Confederate lines
       C. to free slaves in Union slave states
       D. to enlist slaves in the Union army

____ 17. What was Clara Barton's role in the Civil War?
       A. Red Cross volunteer
       B. nurse on the battlefield
       C. ordinary soldier
       D. federal clerk

True/ False: If the statement is true, fill in A on your scantron. If it is false, fill in B on
your scantron. (2 points each)

_____ 18. A writ of habeas corpus is a court order that requires authorities to appear
before a judge and show cause for jailing a prisoner.

_____ 19. A Copperhead was a Northern Democrat who supported peace with the South.
______ 20. The riots that broke out among lower-class New York City workers in 1863
were in reaction to emancipation.

______21. The Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves only in the border states.

______ 22. The income tax law of 1863 helped businesses and made banking safer for

_______23. Garland White shot President Lincoln just five days after Lee surrendered to
Grant at Appomattox Court House.

_______ 24. The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery throughout the United States.

_______25. During the war, the Confederacy faced a severe shortage of nurses that led to
skyrocketing prices and riots in the streets.

Short Answer

26. List the eleven Confederate States of America:

27. List ten of the Union States

28. List the five Border States:

29. Explain four advantages the North (USA) had at the beginning of the War.

30. Explain three advantages the South had at the beginning of the War.
31. Put the following in chronological order:

First Battle of Antietam
Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Gettysburg
Emancipation Proclamation
South Carolina secedes
Sherman’s March
Vicksburg is captured
Surrender at Appomattox
Lincoln elected President
Fort Sumter bombed

32. List in Chronological Order the generals who were in charge of the UNION Army

Define or identify the following with respects to the American Civil War.

33. Total war

34. War of Attrition

35. Anaconda Plan

36. Rifling

37. Draft Riots

38. States Rights

Explain the Importance of the following

39. The Gettysburg Address

40. The Emancipation Proclamation.

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