History Quiz: Southern Edition! Are Y'all Ready To Test Your Knowledge?

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Are you a true Southern historian? Prove it!

This quiz will test your knowledge of different historical events that took place in the South, including the Civil War and the abolition of slavery.

 Jul 23, 2020

1 of 22Take your pick, y'all!

What were the Southern states called in the Civil War?
The Confederacy
The Union
The Libertarians

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What were the Northern states called in the Civil War?
The Union
The Libertarians
The Confederacy

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What does the term 'abolitionism' refer to?
The Western migration
The movement to end slavery
The pro-slavery movement

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The case of Brown v. Board of Education dealt with ________.
racial segregation
the Great Migration
slavery

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What era followed the American Civil War?
Reconstruction Era
Antebellum Era
Revolutionary Era

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Who was the president during the Civil War?
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln

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What were the main cash crops in the Southern colonies?
Tobacco and cotton
Wheat and opium
Corn and sugar

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Issues over ________ led to the American Civil War.
the industrial revolution
pollution and global warming
slavery and central power

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What was the executive order that freed millions of slaves?
The Order of Freedom
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Liberation Declaration

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Who was famous for refusing to give up her seat on the bus?
Harriett Tubman
Rosa Parks
Susan B. Anthony

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Which of the following battles took place during the Texas Revolution?
Battle of the Alamo
Battle of Blackwater Bay
Siege of Yorktown

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The Antebellum Era was marked by _________.
the longest period of drought in the South
George Washington's presidency
an era of economic growth in the South

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What invention significantly changed agriculture in the South?
Gutenberg press
Cotton gin
Siri

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The 'Lost Colony' refers to the early settlers of ________.
Roanoke Island
Virginia
Georgia

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The ________ was a precursor to the U.S. Constitution written by the South.
Laws of New America
Articles of Confederation
Codex of Civil Conduct

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What was the first permanent British colony in the Americas?
Jamestown, Virginia
Nashville, Tennessee
Atlanta, Georgia

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General Robert E. Lee surrendered to ____________ at Appomattox
General Ulysses S. Grant
Stonewall Jackson
William Tecumseh Sherman

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What was the importance of the Louisiana Purchase?
Both of these
It doubled the size of the U.S.
It solidified France and the U.S.'s relationship

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The "Trail of Tears" is a reference to _____________
The use and exploitation of slaves for labor
The march for women's rights from Alabama to New York
the forced removal and relocation of Native Americans

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What was the first state to secede from the Union?
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Virginia

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What was the Underground Railroad?
An underground tunnel used by slave owners
A network of secret routes used to help slaves in Southern states escape
A railroad used only by Union soldiers

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Who assassinated President Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
Robert E. Lee
Stonewall Jackson
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