SS - Chapter 6 Test
Card Set Information
SS - Chapter 6 Test
Social Studies - Chapter 6 Study Guide
During the 1860s what were most enslaved people were
allowed to do?
The enslaved were
not allowed to learn to read and write
What did the people who wanted to abolish slavery truly want?
The wanted to
end slavery in all states
Why did Southern states secede from the Union?
The seceded because
that the states had
the right to decide certain issues
What is a civil war?
is a war between groups of
people in the same country
Why was Florida nicknamed the "breadbasket of the Confederacy"?
It received the
supplied food to the Confederate Army
The Civil Was affected the life in Florida in many way. Which is one that it did not?
were fought in
What did Florida do after the Civil War ended?
the United States.
Why did the U.S. Congress start the Freedmen's Bureau?
This was started to
help former slaves
after the war.
What is the Fourteenth Amendment?
It states that all people born in the United States were/are citizens.
What happened after the reconstruction in the South?
to public offices.
Did the South depend mainly in manufacturing?
did not depend
mainly in manufacturing.
In Florida many people earned money by growing or shipping cotton or sugarcane.
Was the Underground Railroad an actual railroad?
The Underground Railroad
was not an actual railroad
It was a system of secret routes along which runaway slaves could safely stop on the
What was the largest Civil War battle fought in Florida?
The Battle of Olustee
, on February 20, 1864, was the largest Civil War
battle fought in Florida
What happened five days after General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House?
in a sudden or secret attack—in Washington, D.C.
Why were some white Southerners angry?
They were angry at the changes brought about by the Reconstruction.
What is segregation?
It is the practice of
keeping people in separate groups
based on their
race or culture