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1 .       After Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, Confederate President Jefferson Davis: [Hint]

2 .       According to the First Confiscation Act, passed in August 1861: [Hint]

3 .       He was the Confederate general who led the massacre of black soldiers at Fort Pillow, Tennessee. [Hint]

4 .       Which Union military officer did not violate the current official policy of President Lincoln and Congress toward slavery? [Hint]

5 .       This was the first regiment of black soldiers inducted into the United States Army. [Hint]

6 .       All of the following are examples of discriminatory actions towards black troops except: [Hint]

7 .       When three slaves working on Confederate fortifications escaped to the Union's Fortress Monroe in the war’s early stages in 1861, [Hint]

8 .       This white Massachusetts native was the first commander of the 54th Massachusetts. [Hint]

9 .       A month before the Civil War ended, the Confederate Congress: [Hint]

10 .       Which of the following is an inaccurate statement regarding the 54th Massachusetts Regiment? [Hint]

11 .       This African American woman and former slave served as a spy for the Union during the Civil War: [Hint]

12 .       The primary reason why Lincoln did not interfere with the institution of slavery in the first years of the war was: [Hint]

13 .       Which of the following statements most accurately reflects the practical effect of the Emancipation Proclamation? [Hint]

14 .       Which battle provided President Lincoln with the Union victory necessary to issue his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in September 1862? [Hint]

15 .       On the whole, black soldiers in the Union army: [Hint]

16 .       Which of the following statements about the effect of the Emancipation Proclamation is not correct? [Hint]

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