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please help american history quiz?

1. He was credited with the destruction of Atlanta during the Civil War. (Points : 1)

General Robert E. Lee

Andrew Johnson

General William Tecumseh Sherman

none of the above

2.

The ________ officially ended slavery in the 1865. (Points : 1)

Thirteenth Amendment

Nineteenth Amendment

Great Compromise

Marshall Plan

3.

Where did Confederate forces surrender? (Points : 1)

Atlanta

Washington, D.C.

Tennessee

Appomattox

4.

Which of the following was issued by Henry Clay to serve as resolution to the slavery issue? (Points : 1)

Kansa-Nebraska Act

Emancipation Proclamation

Missouri Compromise

Compromise of 1850

5.

________ tried to seek foreign allies during the Civil War. (Points : 1)

Andrew Johnson

Emigrant Aid Societies

General Ulysses S. Grant

The Confederacy

6.

Who earned a reputation for his attack at Fort Sumter and also led Confederate forces in Virginia? (Points : 1)

General Irvin McDowell

General P.G. T. Beauregard

Ulysses S. Grant

none of the above

7.

Who did not support the Compromise of 1850? (Points : 1)

President Lincoln

President Taylor

John C. Calhoun

Millard Fillmore

8.

Which of the following was the first battle of the Civil War as well as a victory for Confederate forces? (Points : 1)

Battle of Shiloh

First Battle of Bull Run

Battle of the Alamo

Battle of Spotsylvania

9.

What is the act of placing civilians under military authority known as? (Points : 1)

draft

martial law

war of attrition

none of the above

10.

________ declared South Carolina's secession from the Union illegal. (Points : 1)

Horace Greeley

John C. Crittenden

President Buchanan

Major Robert Anderson

11.

Which of the following states was not part of the Confederacy? (Points : 1)

Florida

Alabama

Georgia

Illinois

12.

Who led a raid at Harper's Ferry? (Points : 1)

Robert E. Lee

John Brown

John Bell

John C. Breckinridge

13.

Which of the following states imposed martial law as a means of keeping order within the state? (Points : 1)

Florida

Maryland

Kentucky

Missouri

14.

Who issued a draft in 1863 to keep up the number of Union forces? (Points : 1)

General Ulysses S. Grant

Stephen Douglas

President Abraham Lincoln

Andrew Johnson

15.

Which of the following was considered a strength for the Confederate forces? (Points : 1)

geographic features of the South

diversified economy

larger population

several military institutions within the South

16.

Probably the biggest problem with hospitals during the Civil War was (Points : 1)

lack of a caring staff.

not enough space to fit the wounded.

lack of supplies.

poor sanitary conditions.

17.

The Civil War was considered helpful in the North regarding (Points : 1)

reduction of immigration.

foreign relations.

child labor laws.

industry and manufactured goods.

18.

Which of the following was considered a major strength for Union forces during the Civil War? (Points : 1)

geographical features of the land

women

shipping and trade routes

greater source of economic backing

19.

Who received criticism from abolitionist groups during the course of the Civil War? (Points : 1)

John Brown

Harriet Tubman

President Buchanan

President Lincoln

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  • ?????
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    1 General William Tecumseh Sherman

    2 The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution officially outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, by the House on January 31, 1865, and adopted on December 6, 1865.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirteenth_Amendment_...

    3 Appomattox

    A historic site in central Virginia, at the head of the Appomattox River, where Robert E. Lee's surrender of his Confederate forces in April 1865 ended the Civil War.

    http://www.google.com/#hl=en&rlz=1R2ADFA_enUS338&q...

    4 Compromise of 1850

    5 The Confederacy

    6 General P.G. T. Beauregard

    7 John C. Calhoun

    8 First Battle of Bull Run

    9 Martial law

    10 President Buchanan

    11 Illinois

    12 John Brown

    13 Missouri?

    http://www.civilwarmo.org/educators/resources/info...

    14 President Abraham Lincoln

    15 diversified economy

    16 poor sanitary conditions

    17 industry and manufactured goods.

    18 greater source of economic backing

    19 President Lincoln

    I have no ideas if all these answers are right or not. So double check them-

  • Mary
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    Thomas Paine. He's signicant because he wrote Common Sense. It was about why the Colonists to America should have separated themselves from Great Britain and stuff like that. I read some of it. It's really interesting.

  • 9 years ago

    Harper's Ferry? Is that anything like the Dover-Calais ferry?

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