$100 Question from Dividing Issues What were some of the issues and events that led to Southern Secession?
$100 Answer from Dividing Issues Following Lincoln’s election, the southern states seceded from the union. Confederate forces attacked Fort Sumter, S.C., marking the beginning of the Civil War. Lincoln and many Northerners believed that the US was one nation that could not be separated or divided. Most Southerners believed that states had freely created and joined the union and could freely leave it.
$200 Question from Dividing Issues While there were several issues between the North and the South, what was the issue that increasingly divided the nation and led to the Civil War?
$200 Answer from Dividing Issues The issues related to slavery
$300 Question from Dividing Issues What were some of the cultural issues that divided the nation?
$300 Answer from Dividing Issues The North was mainly an urban society in which people had jobs. The South was primarily an agricultural society in which people lived in small villages and on farms and plantations. Because of their cultural differences, people in the North and South found it difficult to agree on social and political issues.
$400 Question from Dividing Issues The North was a manufacturing region, and its people favored tariffs that protected factory owners and workers from foreign competition. Southerners opposed tariffs that would cause prices of manufactured goods to increase. Planters were also concerned that England might stop buying cotton from the South if Tariffs were added. What kind of dividing issue does this describe?
$400 Answer from Dividing Issues An Economic Issue
$500 Question from Dividing Issues Tell me each region and how each felt about state’s rights and slavery
$500 Answer from Dividing Issues North wanted a strong national government and were opposed to slavery South wanted state’s rights and supported slavery
$100 Question from Roles of Leaders What was the role of Jefferson Davis during the Civil War?
$100 Answer from Roles of Leaders Jefferson Davis was the president of the Confederate States of America.
$200 Question from Roles of Leaders Who was the general of the Union army that defeated Lee?
$200 Answer from Roles of Leaders Ulysses S. Grant
$300 Question from Roles of Leaders Who was a former slave who escaped to the North and became an abolitionist?
$300 Answer from Roles of Leaders Frederick Douglas
$400 Question from Roles of Leaders Describe these two Confederate Generals: Robert E. Lee Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson
$400 Answer from Roles of Leaders Robert E. Lee: Was the leader of the Army of Northern Virginia; was offered command of the Union forces but chose not to fight against Virginia; opposed secession but did not believe the union should be held together by force; urged southerners to accept defeat at the end of the war when some wanted to fight on. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson: was a skilled Confederate general from Virginia
$500 Question from Roles of Leaders Describe some the roles and views of Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War.
$500 Answer from Roles of Leaders Was President of the United States Opposed the spread of slavery Issued the Emancipation Proclamation Was determined to preserve the Union – by force if necessary Believed the United States was one nation, not a collection if independent states Wrote the Gettysburg Address that said the Civil War was to preserve a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.”
$100 Question from Major Battles & Events What was the event that began the Civil War, and what was the first major battle?
$100 Answer from Major Battles & Events The firing on Fort Sumter, South Carolina began the war. The first Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) was the first major battle.
$200 Question from Major Battles & Events What occurred as a result of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation?
$200 Answer from Major Battles & Events The Emancipation Proclamation made “freeing the slaves” the new focus of the war. Many freed slaves joined the Union army.
$300 Question from Major Battles & Events What was a result of the Battle of Vicksburg?
$300 Answer from Major Battles & Events The Battle of Vicksburg divided the South. The North controlled the Mississippi River.
$400 Question from Major Battles & Events What was the turning point of the Civil War?
$400 Answer from Major Battles & Events The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the war; the North repelled Lee’s invasion.
$500 Question from Major Battles & Events What occurred at the Appomattox Court House in 1865?
$500 Answer from Major Battles & Events General Lee surrounded to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House and ended the war.
$100 Question from General Effects How did the Civil War change the lives of soldiers?
$100 Answer from General Effects Families and friends were often pitted against one another. Southern troops became younger, more poorly equipped and clothed. Combat was brutal and often man-to-man.
$200 Question from General Effects How did the Civil War change the lives of women?
$200 Answer from General Effects Women were left to run businesses in the North and farms and plantations in the South. Clara Barton, a Civil War nurse, created the American Red Cross.
$300 Question from General Effects What were some of the general effects of the Civil War on the South?
$300 Answer from General Effects The collapse of the Confederacy made Confederate money worthless. Much of the south was devastated at the end of the war (e.g. burning of Atlanta and Richmond).
$400 Question from General Effects What was a major killed during the Civil War?
$500 Question from General Effects What were some of the effects of the war on African Americans?
$500 Answer from General Effects African Americans fought in both Confederate and Union armies. The Confederacy often used slaves as naval crew members and soldiers. The Union moved to enlist African American sailors early in the war. African Americans soldiers were paid less that white soldiers. African American soldiers were discriminated against and served in segregated units under the command of white officers. Robert Smalls, a sailor and later a Union army captain, was highly honored for his feats of bravery and heroism. He later became a Congressman after the Civil War.
$100 Question from Reconstruction What bans slavery in the United States and any of its territories?
$100 Answer from Reconstruction The 13 th Amendment
$200 Question from Reconstruction What are the provisions of the 14 th Amendment?
$200 Answer from Reconstruction The 14 th Amendment grants citizenship to all persons born in the United States and guarantees them equal protection under the law.
$300 Question from Reconstruction What ensures all citizens the right to vote regardless of race or color or previous condition of servitude?
$300 Answer from Reconstruction The 15 th Amendment
$400 Question from Reconstruction What allowed the government to send in troops in the South to be sure African Americans got their rights?
$400 Answer from Reconstruction Civil Rights Act of 1866
$500 Question from Reconstruction What do we call the time period after the Civil War and why is it called this?
$500 Answer from Reconstruction Reconstruction because we needed to rebuild the country physically, emotionally and politically
Final Jeopardy What were the compromises that attempted to resolve the differences between the North and the South?
Final Jeopardy Answer Missouri Compromise (1820): Missouri was a slave state; Maine a free state. Compromise of 1850: California was a free state. Southwest territories would decide about slavery Kansas-Nebraska Act: People decided the slavery issue (“popular sovereignty”).