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100

Which Union general marched his troops to the sea, destroying everything on the way?

General William T. Sherman

100

Who was general Robert E. Lee?

The general of the Confederate army

100

Where were Lincoln shot and killed?

Theater

100

Why was the cotton gin such a help to Southern farmers?

The machine quickly removed the seeds from the cotton?

100

Who was the general of the Union army?

General Ulysses S. Grant

200

Who was elected President in 1860?

Abraham Lincoln

200

What document issued by Lincoln freed the slaves?

The Emancipation Proclamation

200

What was the capital city of the Confederacy?

Richmond

200

What was the name of the first Southern ironclad ship?

Merrimac

200

What did the North set up against the South to weaken it?

President Lincoln sent Union ships to block all major seaports of the South.

300

Who shot and killed President Lincoln?

John Wilkes Booth

300

What battle put the Mississippi River under Northern control?

Battle of Vicksburg

300

What two states were brought into the Union under the terms of the Missouri Compromise?

Missouri and Maine

300

What were the South's two main crops?

cotton and tobacco

300

What were the Northern soldiers called?

The Union Troops

400

Who invented the cotton gin?

Eli Whitney

400

What was America often called during the Civil War period?

Union

400

Where was the first battle of the Civil War fought?

Fort Sumter

400

What were the Southern soldiers called?

The Confederate Troops

400

Why did slavery disappear in the North?

The Northern farmer could not afford to buy many slaves.

500

Who was Jefferson Davis?

President of the Confederate States of America

500

-Which state left the Union first?

-Name the other six states that left the Union.

-What name did the Southern states choose for their new nation?

-South Carolina

-Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas

-Confederate States of America

500

What was the site of Lee's surrender to Grant?

Appomattox Court House, Virginia

500

Why did the South dislike Lincoln?

South said they would not trust him as their president because they new he disliked slavery.

500

What was the name of the first Northern ironclad ship?

Monitor

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