In the cartoon above, which regional group is represented by the man with the tattered clothes on the left?
How was the event depicted in this image significant to the Civil War?
The Union victory divided the Confederacy along the Mississippi River.
The Confederate defense of the besieged fort lengthened the war.
The invasion of the Confederate capital resulted in the surrender of the Confederacy.
The Confederate attack upon the Union fort initiated the war.
After General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House, the main priority of the United States was to -
elect a new president and vice president
complete construction of the Capitol
implement a plan to bring Confederate states back into the Union
establish Union forts in the former Confederate states
We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection....Abraham Lincoln,first inaugural address, 1861
Which idea does President Lincoln express in the excerpt?
the Union matters more than current disagreements between states
the Union exists only through the consent of sovereign states
the Union requires a nationwide decision on slavery
the Union will be preserved through military force if necessary
Which was a direct result of the Battle of Vicksburg?
Union forces were able to stop blockade runners
Confederate forces attacked Washington, D.C
Confederate forces were unable to invade Pennsylvania
Union forces gained control of the Mississippi River
What was one major impact of this novel?
The Supreme Court overturned fugitive slave laws.
The profits from book sales funded early labor organizations.
Support grew for the abolitionist movement.
The profits from book sales funded early labor organizations.
Beating of Senator Sumner
Raid on Harper’s Ferry
What do the events listed above illustrate about the U.S. in the 1850s?
The North and South had very different economic systems.
The debate over slavery was becoming more personal and divisive.
Excerpt from Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address
“With malice [hatred] toward none, with charity for all,...let us strive on to...bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and ...to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves..
The speech above shows that Lincoln believed that the South should
be allowed to continue the practice of slavery
receive fair treatment after the war
be punished for seceding from the Union
Which was an immediate result of Abraham Lincoln’s election to the Presidency in 1860?
several states seceded from the Union
Missouri entered the Union as a slave state
Kansas and Nebraska joined the Union as free states
I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed by
one state, incompatible with the existence of the Union, contradicted
expressly by the letter of the Constitution . . .
—Proclamation, President Andrew Jackson
The proclamation above was issued during which of these historical events?
The Nullification Crisis
The Civil War
Which would be considered a major cause of the Civil War?
Northern states objected to high tariffs
Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation
Southern states claimed the right to secede from the Union
Democrats demanded a recount of votes in the election of 1860
Speaker 1: States and territories should decide the issue of slavery because the Tenth Amendment allows the states to decide issues not listed in the Constitution.
Speaker 2: The federal government should have the power to limit the growth of slavery into states and territories. Congress has the power to create such legislation.
These speakers here are debating which issue that eventually led to the start of the Civil War?
The States have their status in the Union, and they have no other legal status...The Union, and not themselves separately, procured their independence and their liberty.
Which constitutional issue was President Lincoln addressing in this excerpt?
the power of states to organize militias
the right of citizens to choose representatives
the legal ability of states to secede
the unalienable rights of citizens
One advantage of the Confederacy had over the Union during the Civil War was that Confederate forces had -
numerous factories for producing weapons and ammunition
knowledge of the terrain where most battles were fought
a large number of military troops in reserve
an extensive railroad system for moving troops and supplies
Which conclusion about the Civil War is most clearly supported by information in the chart?
The North was expected to win the war quickly.
The South would have the advantage in a long war.
The North and the South were evenly prepared for the war.
Which statement describes an economic difference between the North and South in the period just before the state of the Civil War?
The South’s economy was more diverse than the North.
More European immigrants went to the South than to the North.
Transportation was far more advanced in the South than the North.
The South was agricultural; while the North was agricultural and industrial.
slavery widely opposed
slavery widely supported
Which conclusion can be drawn from the information?
The South had more large cities that the North.
Sectionalism was based on social and economic differences.
Agriculture was no longer important to the United States economy.
South was poorly equipped to fight a war against the North?
In 1854, Anthony Burns, a fugitive slave from Alexandria, Virginia, was arrested in Boston and returned to Virginia.
Which federal legislation provided the basis for Burns’ arrest?
the Kansas-Nebraska Act
the Homestead Act
the Compromise of 1850
These headlines refer to the decision in which Supreme Court case?
Dred Scott v. Sandford
McCulloch v. Maryland
Worcester v. Georgia
Which of these correctly describes an effect of the Compromise of 1850 on escaped slaves and freedmen?
Unlike escaped slaves, freedmen could vote in the territories of the Mexican Cession.
Members of both groups were captured under the Fugitive Slave Law.
Members of both groups could be sold in Washington, D.C., slave markets.
States in the North had more land devoted to plantations.
Which of the following was a result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854?
Kansas entered the Union as a slave state through popular sovereignty in 1856.
The boundary established by the Missouri Compromise of 1820 was extended farther south.
Fighting broke out between proslavery and antislavery groups in Kansas.
After the Battle of Gettysburg the South realized they would probably not receive support from Great Britain or France.