Battles People Events Post-Civil War Potpourri

100

What is Fort Sumter?
The battle that began it all

100

Who is John Wilkes Booth?
Lincoln's assassin.

100

What is Gettysburg Address?
2 minute speech that didn't feel like 4 score and 7 years ago.

100

What is sharecropping?
The splitting of farm chores and profits.

100

What is impeach?
Removal from the Presidential office.

200

What is Antietam?
In 1862, the Confederates lost this, the bloodiest of all battles.

200

Who is Hiram R. Revels?
He was the first African American in the Senate.

200

What is Appomattox Courthouse?
South surrender occurred here.

200

What is Reconstruction?
The rebuilding of the South.

200

What are the Jim Crow laws?
Segregation rules

300

What is Vicksburg?
Grant trapped the Confederates in this city for a 48-day battle.

300

Who is Andrew Johnson?
Lincoln's successor.

300

What is 15th Amendment?
This guaranteed all men could vote.

300

What are carpetbaggers?
Term given to opportunistic Northerners trying to profit from the South's rebuilding.

300

What is the Ku Klux Klan
White supremacy group founded in 1866

400

What is Gettysburg?
The Union scored a victory here in spite of "Pickett's Charge."

400

Who is George McClennan?
Lincoln's opponent in the 1864 presidential race

400

What is Juneteenth?
Official freedom day for African Americans.

400

What is the 14th Amendment
This made ALL people citizens.

400

What is the Virginia?
Southern ship that sunk two Northern ships

500

What is Petersburg?
Lee and Grant fought to a standoff here in a battle that lasted from 1864 and well into 1865.

500

Who is Clara Barton
Civil War hero who founded the American Red Cross.

500

What is the draft?
The signing up of soldiers

500

What is Freedman's Bureau?
Agency trying to give aid to freed blacks and poor whites.

500

What is Anaconda Plan?
Winfield Scott's idea for a quick end to the war

5th Grade Social Studies: Civil War & Reconstruction

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