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The Union had many strengths over the Confederacy. Which of the following was not considered a strength of the Union?A large population, allowing for it to call on a reserve of manpower.
A substantial industry allowing for the North to produce war materials.
An extensive railroad that allowed for the North to move supplies more rapidly than the South.
Union soldiers were fighting on familiar ground, giving them a clear advantage over the South.
4 points QUESTION 12
Lincoln’s status among voters was on the decline in late 1863 and throughout 1864. Which of the following is not a reason why many people opposed Lincoln’s reelection in 1864?He appeared to have overstepped his authority by suspending the writ of habeas corpus in March 1863.
He issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863.
He had replaced General George B. McClellan with General Ambrose Burnside.
He was seen as an uncaring dictator who was too focused on sending men into battle.
4 points QUESTION 13
While, nursing had been a position previously considered only suitable for disreputable women, during the American Civil War it developed into a major service industry, employing more than 3,000 in the Union alone and opening a new role for women after the war. Who was the trailblazer that was in charge of the Union army’s nurses?Dorothea Dix
Dolly Sumner Lunt
Mary Todd Lincoln
4 points QUESTION 14
After what major military engagement did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?Battle of Antietam
First Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Vicksburg
4 points QUESTION 15
Both the Union and the Confederacy had advantages and disadvantages when they engaged in the American Civil War. What was considered the Union’s primary advantage?The Union’s great industrial capabilities and extensive railroad grid
The Union had a tremendous slave population which they relied on to serve as soldiers
The Union had the advantage of engaging in the majority of the battles on their territory, so they were familiar with the terrain
The Union had short supply lines, thus getting the needed resources to their soldiers immediately
4 points QUESTION 16
Match the description given to the most appropriate individual. – A. B. C. D. E. Union general during the American Civil War
– A. B. C. D. E. President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War
– A. B. C. D. E. Vice president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War
– A. B. C. D. E. President of the United States during the American Civil War
– A. B. C. D. E. Union colonel who led the 54th Massachusetts unit of African American solders
C.Ulysses S. Grant
D.Robert Gould Shaw
10 points QUESTION 17
Match the following terms with the most appropriate description. – A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. Under the leadership of General George B. McClellan, this Union fighting force mainly operated outside of Washington, DC
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. Under the leadership of General Ulysses S. Grant, this Union fighting force mainly operated in Kentucky, Tennessee, and the Mississippi River Valley
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. In May 1861, Union general Benjamin Butler identified slaves who had escaped to the Union army lines. Escaped enslaved people who made it to the Union lines were not returned to slavery and considered a valuable resource to the Union forces
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. A compromise suggested by a Kentucky senator that would restore the 36°30′ line from the Missouri Compromise and extend it to the Pacific Ocean, allowing slavery to expand into the southwestern territories. The compromise was ultimately rejected by Republicans that elected Lincoln and representatives from the southern states.
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. This document transformed the American Civil War from a struggle to unify the Union into a struggle to end the institution of slavery.
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. Located in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, this Union garrison came under siege by Confederate forces in the bombardment on April 12, 1861, igniting the American Civil War.
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. This two-to-three-minute speech was given by Abraham Lincoln at the dedication of a national cemetery on November 19, 1863.
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. The right of those arrested to be brought before a judge or court to determine whether there is cause to hold the prisoner
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. This successful campaign of annihilation that stretched from Tennessee to Georgia was employed by Union General William Tecumseh Sherman.
– A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. In late 1862, the course of the American Civil War changed to take on the characteristics in which the government makes no distinction between military and civilian targets, and mobilizes all resources, extending its reach to all areas of citizens’ lives
A.The Gettysburg Address
C.March to the Sea
F.Army of the Potomac
G.Army of the West
20 points QUESTION 18
Place the events listed below in correct chronological order. – 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Fort Sumter, a federal fort located in the harbor of the Confederate city Charleston, South Carolina, is bombarded – 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States – 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union – 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, George, and Louisiana secede from the Union during the same month – 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Texas becomes the last of the Deep South (or Lower South) states to secede from the Union