Chapter 16-The Civil War Study Guide for test on Test format: The

Chapter 16-The Civil War
Study Guide for test on ________________
Test format:
The test is 25 questions of true/ false and multiple choice. Each question is worth 2 points for a total of
60 points. There are approximately 6 questions from each section of the text.
Using your guided readings and class notes to complete the following. The
power point presentation is posted on my staff page as well this study guide if
you would like to type your answers.
1. What were the two major advantages the Southern States had during the Civil War?
2. What were the goals of the north and the south during the war?
3. Describe the Union and Confederate army strategies.
4. What was the Anaconda Plan? Why was this important?
5. Describe Abraham’s goal/aim about slavery at the beginning of the Civil War.
1. What major battle marked the beginning of the Civil War?
2. What two ironclads fought in the Civil War?
3. What was the Emancipation Proclamation?
4. Where were Grants first successes during the Civil War?
5. What is the significance of the Battle of Antietam?
1. Who were the copperheads? What was their position on fighting in the war?
2. Describe how the draft was used during the war.
3. Explain the role of disease in the war.
4. What were the contributions of women during the war?
5. How did the north raise money for the war?
1. Describe Stonewall Jackson’s death.
2. Who was General Pickett
3. What is the significance of the Battle of Gettysburg?
4. How do McClellan, Burnside, and Hooker relate?
5. Explain the role of African Americans in the war.
6. What was the purpose of the Gettysburg Address?
1. How did Lincoln feel about Grant after the horrible defeats at the Wilderness Campaign?
2. Why and how did Sherman use total war?
3. What event helped Lincoln win the Election of 1864?
4. What did the thirteen amendment state?
5. Where did Lee surrender to Grant after the fall of Richmond?
6. What were 4 effects of the Civil War?