Civil War Assessment
by Tyler Anderson
| 20 Questions
1 pt
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The Missouri Compromise . . .
allowed Missouri to become a state if it outlawed slavery.
created a line with free states north of it and slave states to the south.
divided the Missouri Territory into the states of Missouri and Illinois.
allowed Missouri to become a state without Congress’s approval.
1 pt
Who was Harriett Beecher Stowe?
a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad
a civil war nurse
the wife of Robert E. Lee
the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
1 pt
Which man led the attack on the U.S. government arsenal at Harpers Ferry, in the hope of giving guns to slaves?
John Brown
Stephen A. Douglas
Frederick Douglass
Andrew Johnson
1 pt
Who was the president of the Confederacy?
Robert E. Lee
Stephen A. Douglass
Jefferson Davis
Stonewall Jackson
1 pt
What was Lincoln’s problem with General McClellan?
McClellan was a poor organizer and trainer of soldiers.
McClellan was too eager to fight the enemy.
McClellan was too reluctant to attack the enemy.
McClellan was trained as an admiral in the navy.
1 pt
The Emancipation Proclamation . . .
freed all slaves in the Confederacy.
ended slavery everywhere.
declared war on the Confederacy.
declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional
1 pt
The Union general whose main strategy was to fight and wear down the enemy was . . .
Robert E. Lee
Stonewall Jackson
Ulysses S. Grant
George McClellan
1 pt
Which woman gained fame as a Civil War nurse and founder of the American Red Cross?
Clara Barton
Harriet Tubman
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Sojourner Truth
1 pt
Which battle started the Civil War?
Fort Sumter
Bull Run
1 pt
In the Gettysburg Address, Lincoln . . .
freed the slaves.
asked the people of Gettysburg to join the Union.
honored the fallen soldiers at Gettysburg.
spoke for two hours.
1 pt
Who was Frederick Douglass?
the first African American to serve in Congress
an escaped slave who became an abolitionist
a soldier in the Massachusetts 54th Regiment
the author of the Emancipation Proclamation
1 pt
Who killed Abraham Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
John Brown
Stephen A. Douglas
Andrew Johnson
1 pt
The government organization set up to assist former slaves was called the
Army of the Potomac
Freedmen's Bureau
Underground Railroad
American Red Cross
1 pt
Which of the following statements is true about Congressional Reconstruction?
It threw out state governments that had passed Black Codes.
It refused to allow Confederate leaders back into Congress.
It ratified amendments to the Constitution to secure the right to vote and a fair trial for black Southerners.
all of the above
5 pts
  • Union
  • abolitionist
  • Underground Railroad
  • impeach
  • civil rights
  • emancipation
  • constitutional amendment
  • Reconstruction
  • secede
  • to accuse a government official of doing something wrong or improper
  • a person who worked to end slavery during the 1700s and 1800s
  • an official change or addition to the Constitution
  • to formally withdraw membership
  • the states that made up the United States of America; during the Civil War the states that supported the U.S. government
4 pts
  • Union
  • abolitionist
  • Underground Railroad
  • impeach
  • civil rights
  • emancipation
  • constitutional amendment
  • Reconstruction
  • secede
  • the act of setting someone or something free
  • in the United States, the period of rebuilding after the Civil War
  • a secret organization that helped slaves escape to freedom
  • the rights that all citizens are supposed to have according to the Constitution and its amendments
10 pts
List two ways that the North and the South were different.
15 pts
What did the end of the U.S. Civil War mean for the North and the South and for enslaved Africans?

2 pts
What was the most interesting thing you learned about the U.S. Civil War?
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