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American Civil War

Which was the first state to secede from the Union, after Abraham Lincoln's election 1860?
Georgia
South Carolina
Virginia
Arkansas
Where did the first battle of the Civil War take place?
Fort Ticonderoga
Fort Donelson
Fort Henry
Fort Sumter
What proportion of the Union Army were immigrants?
 
10%
50%
25%
33%
How many slave states remained part of the Union during the Civil War?
0
1
5
6
Which prominent abolitionist launched the raid on Harper's Ferry to encourage slaves to rise up against their masters?
 
John Brown
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Frederick Douglas
What were the Peace Democrats - a faction of Democrats in the Union who opposed the Civil War - known as?
Know Nothings
Copperheads
Carpet Baggers
Redeemers
Which was the bloodiest ballte of the Civil War?
Gettysburg, Pennsylviania
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Shiloh, Tennessee
What was Robert E Lee's Virginia estate, Arlington, used for after it was confiscated by the Union?
A court house
Military planning base
A farm for Union supplies
A cemetery
What city did General William Tecumseh Sherman famously burn down during his 'March to the Sea'?
Atlanta
Montgomery
Petersburg
Richmond
Which famous poet was a nurse during the American Civil War?
Emily Dickinson
Herman Melville
Walt Whitman
Henry David Thoreau
What is Harriet Tubman famous for?
Leading a raid to free slaves
Inciting Richmond Bread Riots
Her diary as a nurse
Affair with General 'Stonewall' Jackson
What did the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution grant?
All citizens 'equal protection under law'
Abolishment of slavery
Black men the right to vote
Federal power to conscript
How many men had died through the course of the American Civil War?
 
more than 100,000
more than 320,000
more than 450,000
more than 620,000
Who shot Abraham Lincoln in April 1865?
Stephen Douglas
John Wilkes Booth
Lewis Charles Levin
Alexander Long
How long after Lee's surrender at the Appomattox Court house did the last Confederate force lay down its arms?
3 days
1 week
7 weeks
9 weeks
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