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The first successful Republican presidential candidate
Who is Abraham Lincoln?
100
The only significant naval battle
What is Monitor vs. Merrimack?
100
The common name for "tooth dullers"
What is hardtack?
100
The North's primary reason for fighting the Civil War
What is preservation of the Union?
100
A strength of the Confederacy as the war begn
What is fight a defensive war or know the geography or strong military leaders?
200
The first president of the Confederate States of America
Who was Jefferson Davis?
200
A Southern victory that was a blow to Northern morale in part due to lack of bridges
What is Fredericksburg?
200
Approximately 1 in 7 wounded soldiers faced this possibility
What is amputation?
200
The South's primary reason for fighting the Civil War
What is gain independence?
200
Slave states electing to stay in the Union were called this
What are border states?
300
Developed the plan for total war
Who is U.S. Grant?
300
A battle with an attentive and festive audience
What is Bull Run?
300
The law requiring men aged 20-45 to serve in the war if called
What is the draft?
300
This added the cause of ending slavery to the Union's reasons for fighting the Civil War
What is the Emancipation Proclamation?
300
One generous provision of the surrender
What is keep their pistols, keep their horses or return to their homes?
400
His death at Chancellorsville was a blow to the Confederacy
Who is Stonewall JAckson?
400
The turning point of the Civil War
What is Gettysburg?
400
The difficult life of soldiers led 1 in 7 Union and 1 in 9 Confederate soldiers to do this
What is desertion?
400
The Union strategy that took the longest to achieve
What is capturing Richmond?
400
This type of ship was first developed during the Civil War
What are ironclads?
500
Captured Atlanta before moving to the coast
Who is William Sherman?
500
Location of a nine month siege by General Grant
What is Petersburg?
500
Abraham Lincoln suspended this basic right several times during the war, most notably in Maryland to keep that state in the Union
What is habeus corpus?
500
The war ended on this date
What is April 9, 1865?
500
The Southern strategy for finances during the Civil War
What is support from Europe?
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