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  1. At the beginning of the Civil War, which one of the following factors favored the Confederacy?

    A)the transportation system.
    B)the fact that the fighting would be on southern soil.
    C)the South's existing industrial capacity.
    D)the manpower pool.
    B)the fact that the fighting would be on southern soil.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The Confederacy hoped to gain European recognition because:

    A)it had slavery.
    B)it repudiated the Monroe Doctrine.
    C)cotton was vital to England's economy.
    D)the Confederacy was a military threat to Europe.
    C)cotton was vital to England's economy.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The battle at Antietam was significant for all the following reasons EXCEPT:

    A)it was the bloodiest one-day battle in the history of American warfare.
    B)it repulsed a Confederate invasion of the North.
    C)it demonstrated McClellan had the qualities necessary to win the war.
    D)it provided the occasion for Lincoln to announce the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
    C)it demonstrated McClellan had the qualities necessary to win the war.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The Crittenden Resolution:

    A)called for negotiations with the Confederacy to end the war.
    B)proclaimed runaway slaves to be contraband.
    C)declared that the war was being fought to free the slaves.
    D)declared that the war was being fought to save the Union.
    D)declared that the war was being fought to save the Union.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. The Emancipation Proclamation applied to slaves:

    A)in all the southern states.
    B)in those areas of the South under Union control.
    C)in those areas of the South under Confederate control.
    D)of masters who were disloyal.
    C)in those areas of the South under Confederate control.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. During the Civil War, African-American troops:

    A)suffered casualty rates just slightly lower than white troops.
    B)were integrated into units in the Regular Army.
    C)were not allowed to see combat duty.
    D)served in segregated units under the command of white officers.
    D)served in segregated units under the command of white officers.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. During the war, women did all the following EXCEPT:

    A)run the farms and plantations.
    B)enter the professions of nursing and teaching.
    C)take jobs in the government bureaucracy.
    D)run the railroads.
    D)run the railroads.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The Republican Congress during the Civil War passed economic legislation that included all EXCEPT:

    A)the country's first income tax.
    B)an increase in tariff duties.
    C)a system of nationally chartered banks.
    D)restricting money to hard currency ("specie").
    D)restricting money to hard currency ("specie").
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Lincoln suspended the writ of habeas corpus:

    A)throughout the North.
    B)only in the border states.
    C)from the beginning of the war until September 1862.
    D)for all crimes committed during the war.
    A)throughout the North.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. The Confederacy was like the North in each of the following ways EXCEPT:

    A)each president, despite little military background, ably directed the war effort.
    B)each government financed the war through taxes and issuing paper money.
    C)each government relied initially on volunteer soldiers, but later had to institute a draft that provoked deep hostility.
    D)the demands of war increased the power of the central government and accelerated industrialization on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line.
    A)each president, despite little military background, ably directed the war effort.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. During the Civil War:

    A)Union troops suffered few disease-related deaths.
    B)twice as many troops died from diseases than from battle wounds.
    C)about one-third of the casualties occurred because of diseases.
    D)military discipline ensured that the soldiers enjoyed good health.
    B)twice as many troops died from diseases than from battle wounds.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. The surrender of Robert E. Lee:

    A)resulted in his arrest and a 25-year prison term for treason.
    B)brought an almost immediate end to all fighting in the Civil War.
    C)meant the capture of the last major Confederate army.
    D)did not end the fighting in Tennessee.
    C)meant the capture of the last major Confederate army.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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