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A State of Division  Differences between Northern and Southern states divided Virginians, led to secession, war, and the creation of West Virginia. (VS.7a)

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2 A State of Division  Differences between Northern and Southern states divided Virginians, led to secession, war, and the creation of West Virginia. (VS.7a)  Major battles of the Civil War took place in Virginia. (VS.7b)

3 This presentation can be used to review and reinforce VS.7a-b (Virginia and the Civil War). All questions are in SOL format. This will prove to be a useful tool when teaching children the testing format and when reviewing for the Virginia Studies SOL test. Created by : Martha Vermillion Fourth Grade Teacher Nickelsville Elementary School “So That’s What the SOL Test Looks Like!”

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5 Sorry! Your answer is not correct. After risking her life to escape to the North, Harriet Tubman returned to the south a total of 19 times to help almost 300 enslaved persons find their way to freedom. Try Again!

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7 Next Question After Virginia seceded from the Union, Richmond became the capital of the Confederate States of America! You deserve five stars. Your answer is CORRECT!

8 Great!!! 100% Correct Next Question Harriet Tubman returned to the south 19 times to help almost 300 enslaved people find their way to freedom!!

9 Sorry! After Virginia seceded from the Union, Richmond became the capital of the Confederate States of America! Try Again!

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11 Sorry! The Battle of Manassas is also known as the Battle of Bull Run. The Union referred to this battle as the Battle of Manassas while the Confederacy preferred to call it the Battle of Bull Run. Try Again!

12 Battle of Bull Run Right on Target The Battle of Manassas is also known as the Battle of Bull Run. The Union named this battle the Battle of Manassas while the Confederate Army called it the Battle of Bull Run. Next Question

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14 Sorry! The economy of the North was based on manufacturing. The economy of the South was based on agriculture. Try Again!

15 Northern EconomySouthern Economy Farming Manufacturing Way to Go! Next Question

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17 Sorry! The Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia was Robert E. Lee. Try Again!

18 President Abraham Lincoln offered Robert E. Lee the leadership of the Union Army. Because of his loyalty to his home state of Virginia, he chose to fight on the side of the Confederacy. Robert E. Lee became Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia. Next Question

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20 Sorry! The creation of West Virginia was caused by division within the state of Virginia about secession. Western counties did not want to secede while the eastern counties did. Try Again!

21 People in the western counties of Virginia were opposed to slavery and did not want to secede from the Union. The people in the eastern counties were in favor of slavery and chose to secede. This division about secession led to the creation of West Virginia. Good Answer Next Question

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23 Sorry! The Civil War ended at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865 when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant. Try Again!

24 Union General Ulysses S. Grant Confederate General Robert E. Lee The Civil War ended at the Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865 Good Job!! Next Question

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26 Sorry! The Battle of Bull Run was important because it proved that the Confederacy was more powerful than the Union thought. The Union believed that the Civil War would only last a short time. This battle changed their minds. Try Again!

27 Great Answer! The Battle of Bull Run proved that the Confederacy was more powerful than the Union thought. Next Question

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29 Sorry! The General who played a major role in the Battle of Bull Run was Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. It was during this battle that he earned his nickname. Try Again!

30 Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson played a major role in the Battle of Bull Run. In fact, he earned his nickname during this battle. Great Answer! Next Question

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32 Sorry! The abolitionist who led a raid on the United States Armory at Harpers Ferry was John Brown. Try Again!

33 John Brown, an abolitionist, led a raid on the United States Armory at Harpers Ferry. He wanted to start a slave rebellion. Great Answer! Next Question

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35 Sorry! Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865 at the Appomattox Court House marking the end of the Civil War. Try Again!

36 Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865 at the Appomattox Court House marking the end of the Civil War. Way to Go!

37 You made it to the end!


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