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Ch16: Civil War Begins Qualifier
 
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Ch16: Civil War Begins Qualifier

 

 1. 

What was the failure to compromise?
a.
the South wanted to keep slavery and the North wanted to abolish slavery
b.
industry versus farming
c.
economic differences
 

 2. 

What election did Abraham Lincoln win that made many people in the South mad?
a.
the election to be Governor of Virginia.
b.
the Presidential election of 1860.
c.
an election in Illinois.
 

 3. 

What was one subject that made people from the North and South disagree?
a.
Where the capital of the US should be .
b.
Where the first battle of the Civil War should be
c.
which new states should be “free” or “slave”.
 

 4. 

What is secession?
a.
the idea that some states were free and some were slave
b.
when the Southern states decided to form their own country so that they could still keep slavery
c.
economic differences
 

 5. 

What were the economic differences between the North and the South?
a.
North was industry, South was farming
b.
North was plantations, South was fishing
c.
North was farming, South was industry
 

 6. 

What was the battle that started the Civil War?
a.
New York City
b.
Fort Sumter
c.
Yorktown
 

 7. 

In the 1860s there was a war between the ________ and the ________
a.
Union                 Confederacy.
b.
United States      England
c.
Mexico               Union
 

 8. 

The main cause of the Civil War was economic differences. The North made their money from  ________ and the South made their money from ________
a.
cattle                    industry.
b.
industry              farming
c.
fishing                banking
 

 9. 

In the North, ___________ worked in the factories, and in the South,  _______ worked in the fields.
a.
Native Americans              settlers
b.
owners                              soldiers
c.
immigrants                        slaves
 

 10. 

The North was against slavery, but the South had many ____________
a.
industries
b.
slave states
c.
free states
 

 11. 

Once ___________ was elected President, the Southern states decided to ________ .
a.
Benjamin Franklin                   secede
b.
George Washington                 revolt
c.
Abraham Lincoln                     secede
 

 12. 

The North did not want the South to secede and form another country, so they fought the ____________
a.
War of 1812
b.
Civil War
c.
Revolutionary War
 

 13. 

The North had _________    than the South.
a.
more people and resources (about 22 Million)
b.
less people and resources (about 9 million)
c.
3.5 million slaves
 

 14. 

The South wanted to be left alone and was counting on  _________  to make money.
a.
King Cotton
b.
Anaconda Plan
c.
Abraham Lincoln
 

 15. 

The North was going to use the _________    to keep ships from Europe from buying cotton from the South.
a.
Kng Cotton
b.
Anaconda Plan
c.
Confederate Navy
 



 
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