Few Americans Have Gotten A Perfect Score On This Civil War Quiz. Can You?

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How well do you know your U.S. history?

If you're a history major or simply a lover of past events, then you'll definitely do well on this quiz!

 Jun 22, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What were the Northern states called?
The Confederacy
The Libertarians
The Union

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which side preferred stronger state government and less federal government?
South
North

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following was NOT one of the causes of the Civil War?
Slavery
Isolationsim
Election of Lincoln

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This battle is known as the bloodiest day of the Civil War.
Gettysburgh
Antietam
Bull Run

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the President of the Confederacy?
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which river ran through the heart of the Confederacy?
Missouri River
Ohio River
Mississippi River

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the Union general who captured the port in Savannah, Georgia?
William Sherman
Thomas Jefferson
Robert E. Lee

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Infection and disease were the leading cause of death during the Civil War. True or False?
False
True

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves in the rebel states. True or False?
False
True

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What famous speech did Lincoln give that dedicated a battlefield in honor of the Union Troops ?
Liberty or Death
I Have a Dream
The Gettysburg Address

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the South's main source of income?
Oil
Corn
Cotton

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which amendment was added to the Constitution after the war that abolished slavery?
18th
13th
9th

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Copperheads was the nickname for the Northern Peace Democrats who opposed Lincoln and the War. True or False?
False
True

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was a nurse during the Civil War and later founded the American Red Cross?
Scarlett O'Hara
Susan B. Anthony
Clara Barton

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

About 1 million lives were lost during the Civil War. True or False?
True
False
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