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Civil War Jeopardy StudentsTeachers Game BoardPoliticsSlaveryCompromisesFighting Grab Bag 100 200 300 400 500 Let’s Play Final Challenge.

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2 Civil War Jeopardy

3 StudentsTeachers Game BoardPoliticsSlaveryCompromisesFighting Grab Bag Let’s Play Final Challenge

4 StudentsTeachers Game Board This new political party emerged in the 1850s. It opposed the expansion of slavery and supported economic development. 100 The Republicans Politics for 100

5 StudentsTeachers Game Board What allowed Abraham Lincoln to win the 1860 presidential election? 200 There were a total of 4 candidates. Since the Democrats could not decide on just one, both Douglas and Breckinridge ran, which divided Democratic voters. Politics for 200

6 StudentsTeachers Game Board How did the Supreme Court decision in Dred Scott v. Sanford limit the legal actions of abolitionists? 300 In ruling that Congress could not outlaw slavery in a state or territory (i.e. overturning the MO Compromise), it became impossible to outlaw slavery nationwide without a constitutional amendment. Politics for 300

7 StudentsTeachers Game Board Why did northerners oppose admitting Missouri as a state until the Missouri Compromise? 400 Admitting Missouri, a slave state, would have given slave states an advantage in the U.S. Senate. The Missouri Compromise maintained this balance by also admitting Maine as a free state. Politics for 400

8 StudentsTeachers Game Board How many electoral votes did Lincoln win from southern states in the election 1860? 500 Zero Politics for 500

9 StudentsTeachers Game Board True or False… Most southern whites owned slaves. 100 False. Only 25% of southern whites owned slaves. Most were too poor to buy them. Slavery for 100

10 StudentsTeachers Game Board What did the Emancipation Proclamation do? 200 It freed the slaves in the Confederate states. Slavery for 200

11 StudentsTeachers Game Board According to Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address, what was the original purpose of the Civil War? 300 To preserve the Union Slavery for 300

12 StudentsTeachers Game Board True or False... Lincoln believed in racial equality. 400 False… In his 1858 speech in the Lincoln-Douglas debates, he said that he did not believe blacks and whites were intellectually equal. Slavery for 400

13 StudentsTeachers Game Board What power did Lincoln use to issue the Emancipation Proclamation? 500 Commander in Chief (War Powers) Slavery for 500

14 StudentsTeachers Game Board What compromise outlawed slavery in the Louisiana Territory north of the line 36º30’? 100 The Missouri Compromise Compromises for 100

15 StudentsTeachers Game Board How did the Kansas-Nebraska Act deal with the slavery issue? 200 The Kansas-Nebraska Act allowed the Kansas and Nebraska territories to decide the slavery issue through popular sovereignty (by voting). Compromises for 200

16 StudentsTeachers Game Board Other than outlawing slavery north of the line 36º30, what did the Missouri Compromise do? 300 Maine was admitted to the Union as a free state and Missouri entered as a slave state. Compromises for 300

17 StudentsTeachers Game Board Identify the four parts of the Compromise of 1850 that dealt with slavery? 400 The Compromise of 1850 California admitted as a free state. Slave trade (but not slavery) banned in Washington, D.C. Utah and New Mexico territories to decide slavery through popular sovereignty The Fugitive Slave Act passed Compromises for 400

18 StudentsTeachers Game Board What violent event was a direct result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act? 500 “Bleeding Kansas” Compromises for 500

19 StudentsTeachers Game Board This was the name of the Union’s strategy of suffocating the Confederacy through a naval blockade, controlling the Mississippi River, and marching across the deep South. 100 The Anaconda Plan Fighting for 100

20 StudentsTeachers Game Board What made Sherman’s March to the Sea militarily effective? 200 By waging total war & using scorched earth tactics, Sherman’s troops made life very uncomfortable for southern civilians and destroyed any resources that would have been useful to the Confederate army. Fighting for 200

21 StudentsTeachers Game Board Identify the one battle that is widely seen as a “turning point” in the Civil War? 300 Gettysburg OR Vicksburg Fighting for 300

22 StudentsTeachers Game Board Identify the first battle of the Civil War? 400 First Battle: Fort Sumter Fighting for 400

23 StudentsTeachers Game Board What made the Civil War so bloody? 500 New Weapons + Old Tactics = Death The armies used Napoleonic tactics (like head-on charges over open ground), but new weapons (such as pointed bullets, spiral-bored rifles, and artillery shells) made this almost suicidal. Fighting for 500

24 StudentsTeachers Game Board What was the main goal of John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry, VA? 100 John Brown hoped to use the weapons he seized to start a massive slave rebellion that would eventually lead to the end of slavery. Grab Bag for 100

25 StudentsTeachers Game Board Who was the most famous “conductor” on the Underground Railroad? 200 Harriet Tubman Grab Bag for 200

26 Double Score DOUBLE SCORE!

27 StudentsTeachers Game Board Identify a famous abolitionists. 300 There were many abolitionists but some famous ones include… William Lloyd Garrison Frederick Douglass Harriet Beecher Stowe Abraham Lincoln John Brown Grab Bag for 300

28 StudentsTeachers Game Board Name the three major causes of the Civil War? Slavery 2.Sectionalism 3.States’ Rights Grab Bag for 400

29 StudentsTeachers Game Board What was the Confederacy’s strategy for winning the Civil War? 500 Fight a War of Attrition (make it long and expensive) Gain an alliance with Great Britain or France Grab Bag for 500

30 StudentsTeachers Game Board Write Your Final Challenge Wager How did Lincoln define the purpose of the war in March 1861? For the Union, how did the war’s purpose change by January 1, 1863? Final Challenge End Game TIME’S UP! TIME’S UP! March 1861 (Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address): The war was to “preserve the Union.” Jan (Emancipation Proclamation): It became war to end slavery (i.e. a war for freedom).

31 “Excellent Game!” Mr. Clarke


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