Who won the Civil War?
The Union North
The Confederate South
The Wild West
The United States
Which famous poet was a nurse during the Civil War?
Edgar Allen Poe
What did the Emancipation Proclamation declare?
The separation of southern states
The end of the Civil War
The end of slavery
The right to own slaves
When was the Emancipation Proclamation signed?
November 6, 1860
April 14, 1865
January 1, 1866
January 1, 1863
Which future US president did not serve in the military during the Civil War?
None of the above
Ulysses S. Grant
What cities served as the capital of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War?
Macon, Georgia and Houston, Texas
New Orleans, Louisiana and Raleigh, North Carolina
Richmond, Virginia and Montgomery, Alabama
Jackson, Mississippi and Orlando, Florida
What year was Ulysses S. Grant elected president?
Who shot the famous Stonewall Jackson after the Battle of Chacellorsville?
General Ulysses S. Grant
His own men
A local civilian walking upon the campsite
What was the most deadly disease for soldiers during the Civil War?
What Northern city had riots because of the Union-issued draft?
New York City
Which of the following was not an exemption from serving for the Union in the Civil War?
Men could give the government the labors of their fields
Men could purchase an exemption for $300
Men could find someone to serve in their place
Men could be exempt on the basis of insanity
Which constitutional amendment of the constitution freed slaves after the Civil War?
President Lincoln was elected November 6, 1860, but what date did South Carolina secede from the Union?
November 7, 1860
January 1, 1861
December 20, 1860
April 12, 1861
How did Stonewall Jackson get his nickname during the Civil War?
He threw rocks at the Union soldiers who got in his way.
He stood like a stone wall in the face of Union troops at the Battle of Bull Run.
He never changed his facial expression or smiled.
He built a wall to protect the confederate fort at the Battle of Bull Run.
Who became the President of the United States after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated?
William Henry Harrison
James K. Polk
How many months was the Civil War?
What two states had more slaves in their populations than free people in 1860?
Alabama and Louisiana
South Carolina and Mississippi
Tennessee and Georgia
Texas and Florida
Who declined the invitation from President Lincoln to accompany him to the play on the night of his assassination?
Ulysses S. Grant
Robert E. Lee
William Tecumseh Sherman
What was General Ulysses S. Grant's nickname during the Civil War?
How did the Union Army deal with venereal disease among soldiers during the Civil War?
Require all troops to take an oath of abstinence
They did nothing to combat with venereal disease
Allow government-sanctioned prostitution
Enlist men only
Which US state had the most fighting during the Civil War?
What event led to the formation of the Secret Service in the United States?
The Civil War as a whole
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Confederate spies found in the North
Widespread counterfeiting of US money
What was the name of the group of Southern operatives that tried to burn down New York City during the final stages of the Civil War?
Southern United States
The Confederate Army of Manhattan
The Confederacy Reborn
Who fought during the Battle of the Ironclads?
General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses S. Grant
The CSS Virginia and the USS Monitor
Abraham Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth
The Constitution and the Emancipation Proclamation
Who was not an abolitionist during the Civil War?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
What did the Southern states officially name their part of the country?
The Confederacy of America
Southern Confederated Union
Free Confederated States
Confederate States of America
How many states originally seceded from the North to make the confederacy?
Which abolitionist encouraged slaves to rise up against their masters after launching a raid in Harpers Ferry?
What city did General William Tecumseh Sherman burn down during his March to the Sea?
Where did the confederate general Robert E. Lee surrender to union general Ulysses S. Grant?
The Battle of Bull Run
The Battle of Gettysburg
How many soldiers were killed during the Civil War?
Who was the president of the Confederate States during the Civil War?
Nathan Bedford Forrest
What was playing at the theater the day Abraham Lincoln was assassinated?
Yankee Doddle Dandy
The Star-Spangled Banner
The Purple Heart
Our American Cousin
What date marks the last death as a result of the Civil War?
May 13, 1865
December 12, 1867
September 11, 1865
July 4, 1865
What was the name of the first paper currency, which was issued in 1862 by Congress?
Which Civil War battle had the most causalities?
The Battle of Chickamauga
The Battle of Shiloh
The Battle of Antietam
The Battle of Gettysburg
How much did the average Union soldier earn during the Civil War?
$100 per month
$30 per month
$13 per month
$4 per month
What was the first Civil War battle?
Battle of Wilson's Creek
Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Philippi
Battle of Fort Sumter
Which US state was the first to secede from the Union?
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