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1

The first African-American U.S. senator

Hiram Revels

2

Radical Republican leader during Reconstruction

Charles Sumner

3

led the fight against the Compromise of 1850

John C. Calhoun

4

the Union general who burned a path of destruction through Georgia

William Tecumseh Sherman

5

wrote a novel that incited protests against the Fugitive Slave Act

Harriet Beecher Stowe

6

general who surrendered the Confederate Army to Union forces

Robert E. Lee

7

conductor on the underground railroad

Harriet Tubman

8

General who won at vicksburg and became commander of all Union armies

Ulysses S. Grant

9

U.S. senator who debated Abraham Lincoln on slavery in the slavery territories

Stephen A. Douglas

10

Republican who the presidency in 1860

Abraham Lincoln

11

Which event was a direct result of the Compromise of 1850
a. Violence broke out in Kansas
b, The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed
c. California was admitted as a free state
d. Slavery was ended in Washington D.C.

California was admitted as a free state

12

Under popular sovereignty. who would decide whether slavery would be allowed in a territory
a. the senate
b. the president
c. the residents of the territory
d. the House of representatives

the residents of the territory

13

What did the supreme court declare in the Dred Scott decision.
a. Being in free territory did not make a slave free
b. Being In free territory automatically made a slave free
c. Slave owners could not move into free territory with slaves
D. Slave owners could no travel through free territory with slaves.

Being in free territory did not make a slave free

14

When the Civil War began, what was Abraham Lincoln's main goal.
a. to free the slaves
b. to punish the South
c. to restore the Union
d. to bring an end to the war

to restore the union

15

In which if the following areas did the South have an advantage over the North in the Civil War?
a. food production
b. civilian leadership
c. industrial capacity
d. military leadership

military leadership

16

Which of the following abolished slavery in the North/border states?
a. the Gettysburg Address
b. the Thirteenth Amendment
c. the Compromise of 1850
d. the Emancipation Proclamation

the Emancipation Proclomation

17

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 cut the Confederacy in two
c. It convinced the Confederacy to surrender
d. It marked the first Union victory on the battlefield

It made the South give up the idea of invading the North

18

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... henceforward shall be 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, ingeniously mechanical and determined people on earth----right at your doorstep.

"All persons held as slaves... henceforward shall be free"

19

Which action showed that President Andrew Johnson did not support greater rights for African Americans in the South
a. He allowed many high ranking Confederates to vote without swearing allegiance to the United States
b. He vetoed the Freedmen's Bureau Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
c. He fired Secretary of war Edwin Stanton in 1868.
d. He supported a Reconstruction plan similar to President Lincoln's plan

He vetoed the Freedmen's Bureau Act and the Civil Rights act of 1866

20

Which of the following was NOT a provision of the Reconstruction act of 1867?
a. The South would e divided into military districts.
b. Southern states had to pass the Fourteenth Amendment
c. Southern states had to five African Americans the right to vote
d. All African-American families would receive 40 acres and a mule

All African American families would receive 40 acres and a mule.

21

What key difference between the North and the South ultimately led to the civil war
a. The Southern climate was warm, while the Northern climate was cooler
b. The South was less densely populated than the North.
c, The South was agricultural, while the North was more industrialized
d. The Southern economy depended on slavery, while the Northern economy did not.

The Southern economy depended on slavery, while the Northern economy did not

22

Which group is an example f Northerners who wanted to keep slavery out of the territories but did not have positive feelings toward African- Americans
a. free soilers
b.border ruffians
c. Abolitionists
d. Confederates

free-soilers

23

What was John Brown's aim at Harpers Ferry?
a. to keep pro-slavery settlers out of Kansas
b. to help fugitive slaves reach freedom in the North
c. to challenge Abraham Lincoln in a presidential debate
d. to seize a federal arsenal and start a widespread slave uprising

to seize a federal arsenal and start a widespread slave uprising

24

Which was not a part of the Union's three-part plan to conquer the South
a. blockade southern ports
b. draft freed slaves to fight for the Union
c. capture the Confederate capital
d. split the Confederacy in two

draft freed slaves to fight for the Union

25

What was an important effect of the Emancipation Proclamation?
a. It immediately freed southern slaves
b. It gave a moral purpose to the war
c. It united the Republican Party
d. It kept Great Britain out of the war

It gave a moral purpose to the war

26

Which of the following does NOT describe the battle of Gettysburg?
a. the only time the South invaded the North
b. a battle with heavy casualties on both sides
c. the battle that cut the Confederacy in two
d. a devastating defeat for the Confederates

the battle that cut the Confederacy in two