Civil War & Reconstruction
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. During the South Carolina's Secession Convention in 1860, the delegates ___________________. (3-4.4) 
    answer choices
     voted to secede from the United States
    voted to abolish slavery in South Carolina
    voted to go to war against the United States
    voted to move South Carolina's capital to Charleston
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. The event which is considered to be the start of the Civil War is__________________________ . (3-4.4) 
    answer choices
    the election of President Lincoln
     the election of Jefferson Davis
     the firing on Fort Sumter
    the sinking of the Hunley
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. The first and only President of the Confederate States of America was______________________. (3-4.4) 
    answer choices
    Abraham Lincoln
    Jefferson Davis
    Robert E. Lee
    Ulysses S. Grant
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The Union forces hurt South Carolina's economy early in the Civil War by___________________. (3-4.4) 
    answer choices
    refusing to buy cloth
    blockading the port at Charleston
    destroying the cotton fields
    attacking the factories in Columbia
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. The Hunley was a significant development during the Civil War because____________________ . (3-4.4) 
    answer choices
     it was the largest railroad engine built to transport troops
    it was the first submarine to sink an enemy war ship
     it was the first armored tank to serve on the battlefield
    it was the largest cannon used to defend Fort Sumter
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Former slave, Robert Smalls, impacted the Civil War by_________________________________ . (3-4.4)   
    answer choices
    helping General Sherman invade the city of Atlanta
     writing the peace terms at the end of the Civil War
    giving Confederate military information to the Union
    inventing the first submarine, the Hunley
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. The action which destroyed land, property, and morale in order to convince the southern people to endthe warwas________________________________________________.(3-4.4)   
    answer choices
    General Sherman’s “March to the Sea”
     the blockade of the Charleston port
    the attack on Fort Sumter
    the Secession Convention
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The purpose of the Union's blockade of South Carolina's coastline during the Civil War was__________________________________. (3-4.5) 
    answer choices
    to steal shipments of cotton
    to stop supplies from entering the state
     to be in position to attack southern states 
     to make it easier to transport soldiers from place to place
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. During the Civil War, many women had jobsas________________________________________.  
    answer choices
    lawyers
    doctors
    nurses
     merchants
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. The Civil War changed many people’s lives. The war made men___________________________. (3-4.5)  
    answer choices
    plant more crop
     save their money
    buy more slaves
     leave to go fight
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Both armies destroyed railroads and bridges in order to_________________________________. (3-4.5)   
    answer choices
    prevent Sherman’s March and the burning of Columbia
    prevent the enemy from transporting soldiers and supplies
     prevent the Hunley from moving to another port
    prevent cotton fields from being set on fire
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Elite plantation owners lost much of their wealth as a result of the war because_______________.(3-4.5) 
    answer choices
    they were not able to export their cotton due to the blockade
    they lost property when the Union army freed their slaves and burned their buildings
     their Confederate bonds and currency became worthless when the South lost the war
    All of the above
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. During the war, racial tensions increased as whites feared that slaves would rise up in rebellion. This ledto_____________________________________.(3-4.5)  
    answer choices
    General Sherman’s “March to the Sea”
     the Ordinances of Secession
     the Port Royal Experiment
    the “20 slave rule”
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Reconstruction was a time when________________________________________.   
    answer choices
    burned forts were rebuilt by slaves
    the federal government protected the rights of the newly freed slaves
     towns and cities developed their own governments
    new weapons were given to Confederate soldiers
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Northerners who moved to the South as missionaries or for economic opportunities were called__________________________________. (3-4.6)    
    answer choices
    scalawags
    slaves
    sharecroppers
    carpetbaggers
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. President Lincoln’s first plan for Reconstruction failed because____________________________. (3-4.6)  
    answer choices
    Confederate leaders were still in power
     there was no Constitution
    there was interference from carpetbaggers
     the plantation system had collapsed
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Following the war, the plantation system collapsed due to________________________________. (3-4.6) 
    answer choices
    the passage of the Constitution Act
     the loss of slave labor
     the arrival of scalawags
     the establishment of a public education system
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. When Congress passed the 15thamendment___________________________________________.    
    answer choices
    African Americans were given the right to vote
    slavery was abolished
    women became landowners
    a new Constitution was established
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Reconstruction helped African Americans  because______________________________________.(3-4.6)
    answer choices
    their rights were protected
     they were able to vote
    they were able to be elected in the government
    All of the above
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Following the end of Reconstruction, federal troops withdrew from the southern states. As a result,_________________________________________.(3-4.6)    
    answer choices
    a system of sharecropping was developed which used African American workers
    the 13th and 14th amendments were passed to protect African Americans
    the Civil Rights Movement was started to fight discrimination
    white leaders passed laws to limit the rights of African Americans
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