Civil War
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. The Confederates were fighting a(n)
    answer choices
    offensive war
    defensive war
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. The Union wanted to control the Mississippi River so that
    answer choices
    it could control the movement of trade and goods
    it was a natural division to “split the South”
    it was an easier invasion route to the South than by land
    all of the above
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Even though these were states where slavery was legal, they did not secede and join the Confederate states.
    answer choices
    Western States
    State of Confusion
    Border States
    Southern States
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. More factories, population, and a better navy were
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    Confederate advantages
    Union advantages
    reasons for a Confederate victory
    causes of the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. Better officers, defending their own homes, and not having to go on the attack were
    answer choices
    Union advantages
    reasons the Union won the battle of Antietam
    Confederate advantages
    reasons that the Confederacy won at Ft. Pillow
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. This caused widespread fear in the South about the future of slavery
    answer choices
    the election of Jefferson Davis
    High tariffs
    the election of Abraham Lincoln
    the death of Stonewall Jackson
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. The Civil War began when Confederate forces launched an attack at which location?
    answer choices
    Fort Sumter
    Fort Williams
    Fort Pillow
    Fort Apache
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. What was a major strength of the Union?
    answer choices
    more churches
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. What was a major weakness of the Confederacy?
    answer choices
    more factories
    smaller populations
    larger populations
    poor populations
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. What was the major goal of the Confederacy at the onset of the Civil War?
    answer choices
    To overthrow the government and set up a monarchy
    To become independent
    To spread slavery to the North
    To eliminate slavery in the border states
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. What was Lincoln's main goal throughout the Civil War?
    answer choices
    to abolish slavery
    to end British control of the Western territories
    to make a profit selling war supplies
    to preserve the Union
  • Question 12
    20 seconds
    Q. This freed the slaves in Confederate states.
    answer choices
    The Compromise of 1850
    The Gettysburg Address 
    The Battle of Antietam 
    The Emancipation Proclamation
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