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This activity contains 30 questions.

Question 1.
Before the Civil War began, Northerners and Southerners alike felt their side would quickly prevail.

   
 
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Question 2.
A controversial provision in the Confederate draft law allowed a white man who owned 20 or more slaves to be excused from service in the Confederate army.

   
 
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Question 3.
The Confederacy had a difficult time boosting its economy, and the result was out-of-control inflation.

   
 
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Question 4.
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was the President of the Confederacy. 
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Question 5.
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At the beginning of the Civil War, border state attempted to stay neutral. 
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Question 6.
During the Civil War, this new state was admitted to the Union.

 
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Question 7.
The North's offensive strategy at the beginning of the Civil War included all of the following EXCEPT

 
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Question 8.
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At the First Battle of Bull Run, General Thomas Jackson earned the nickname "" Jackson. 
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Question 9.
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In February 1862, Union forces captured Fort on the Tennessee River. 
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Question 10.
Union victories in the West gave them the key strategic control of

 
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Question 11.
More troops fighting in the Civil War died from disease than from battle wounds.

   
 
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Question 12.
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In 1862, the Campaign occurred in the area between the York and James Rivers. 
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Question 13.
Robert E. Lee opposed secession, but

 
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Question 14.
The Battle of Antietam

 
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Question 15.
Black troops in the Union Army

 
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Question 16.
At Gettysburg

 
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Question 17.
The writ of habeas corpus

 
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Question 18.
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Dissenters known as "" formed anti-Republican groups in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. 
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Question 19.
The Homestead Act of 1862 provided free land to settlers in the territories.

   
 
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Question 20.
Which of the following policies or laws was most controversial in the North during the Civil War?

 
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Question 21.
More than 100,000 northern women took jobs in factories, sewing rooms, and arsenals during the Civil War.

   
 
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Question 22.
Once the South began to lose the Civil War, the Confederacy began to disintegrate.

   
 
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Question 23.
The Confederacy's politics

 
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Question 24.
Jefferson Davis was hindered by his personality and inability to accept criticism.

   
 
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Question 25.
The South had vast reserves of materials and food that it failed to utilize during the Civil War.

   
 
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Question 26.
Early in the war, Southern women

 
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Question 27.
General Lee's last offensive was the Battle of

 
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Question 28.
By early 1863, the Union had won control of the Shenandoah Valley.

   
 
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Question 29.
The capture of Atlanta helped Lincoln win the 1864 presidential election.

   
 
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Lee surrendered to Grant at the McLean house in
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