American Civil War

What do you know about the bloodiest conflict in US history that killed almost 620,000 soldier in four years?
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1. How many Southern states broke away to form the independent country of the Confederate States of America?
2. What state was the first to break away from the Union in December 1860?
South Carolina
North Carolina
3. What Act allowed territories to decide for themselves whether to allow slavery?
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Georgia-Florida Act
Tennessee-Alabama Act
Ohio-Iowa Act
4. What is the name of the antislavery novel sold in 300,000 copies that brought some of the harsh realities of slavery to a wider mainly white audience?
Sister June's Room
Aunt Mary's House
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Cousin Vinnie's Yard
5. Who was a "conductor" in a secret network of antislavers called the "Underground Railroad"?
Mary Edwards Walker
Mary Darling
Harriet Tubman
Harriet Beecher Stowe
6. Who was the Confederacy's only president?
David Walker
Frederick Douglass
John Brown
Jefferson Davis
7. What was the capital of the Confederacy?
8. What event marked the start of the Civil War?
The Attack on Fort Sumter
The First Battle of Bull Run
The Savannah Campaign
The Siege of Petersburg
9. In which state the First Battle of Bull Run took place in 1861?
North Carolina
10. Which general of the Confederate forces was nicknamed "Stonewall"?
Thomas J. Jackson
David Farragut
Henry Hill
Irwin McDowell
11. What was the name of the Union Army strategy for suppressing the Confederacy at the beginning of the war?
Python Plan
Cobra Plan
Mamba Plan
Anaconda Plan
12. What was the universal color of Union uniforms?
Dark blue
13. Which Union general-in-chief served two terms as president after the war?
Andrew Johnson
George Henry Thomas
Ulysses S. Grant
Winfield Scott
14. Who was a nurse in Union Army who wrote a novel Little Women?
Susie King Taylor
Mary Edwards Walker
Susan B. Anthony
Louisa May Alcott
15. Who issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862?
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
George McClellan
Thomas Jefferson
16. What was the bloodiest of all Civil War battles?
The Battle of Gettysburg
The Siege of Vicksburg
The Battle of Fredericksburg
The Siege of Petersburg
17. Who revolutionized the Union's Army medical service and created encampments of tents near the battlefield?
Antonia Ford
Jonathan Letterman
Allan Pinkerton
Lafayette C. Baker
18. In gratitude for the victory at Gettysburg, what holiday was proclaimed by President Lincoln?
Veterans Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
19. Who led the "March to the Sea" that tore apart the Confederacy and helped the Union win the war?
William T. Sherman
George Meade
Jourdon Anderson
David Farragut
20. What Amendment became a law in 1865, when the slavery was finally abolished?
15th Amendment
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
16th Amendment
21. Who signed the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia in 1865?
Robert E. Lee
James Longstreet
Thomas Jackson
J.E.B. Stuart
22. Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre just a few days after Confederate surrender?
Lee Harvey Oswald
John Wilkes Booth
John Fitzgerald
J. Edward Sanders
23. When a soldier died, what happened to their body?
They were taken to hospitals
They were buried where they died
They were sent back home
The bodies were burned
24. Who was the most famous medical worker of the Civil War who founded the American Red Cross?
Harriet Patience Dame
Dorethea Dix
Clara Barton
Addie Ballou
25. When did the Civil War actually end?
When Confederate general surrendered
When President Andrew Johnson ended the war
When the last of the active soldiers were killed
When all the slaved had been freed
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