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The Civil War 1861-1865 Webquest
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http://amhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/exhibition/flash.html
Click on Civil War 1861-1865 on the timeline
1. How many Southern states left the United States?

2. How many years did the Civil War last?

3. How many Americans served in the Civil War?

4. How many Americans died in the Civil War?

5. How many Americans were wounded during the Civil War?

Click on Begin
6. List the dates of the Civil War:

Click on Transcript
7. What were some of the major differences between the North and the South by the start of the Civil War?

8. Who was elected President of the United States in 1860? What did seven Southern states decide to do?

9. What fort was attacked in 1861 and thus starting the Civil War?

Click on Enter the Exhibit
Click on John Brown
10. What did John Brown fight against in Kansas?

11. Why did John Brown go to Virginia in 1859?

12. What did John Brown and his followers try to take over in Harper’s Ferry?

13. What happened to John Brown and his followers at Harper’s Ferry?
Click on John Brown’s Sharps Rifle
14. What upsetting event did John Brown see at age five?

15. What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 allow these two territories to decide?

16. What nickname did Kansas receive during the fighting?

17. How did antislavery forces hide their guns when they shipped them from the Northeast to Kansas?

18. How many people did John Brown and his followers kill at Pottawatomie Creek?

19. Why did John Brown have 950 pikes made?

Click on Belt Revolver
20. How many Belt Revolvers did John Brown buy and send to Kansas?

21. Who provided money and weapons to “Free Soilers” in Kansas?

Click on Slave Collar
22. What were slave collars used for?

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Click on The Civil War Begins
23. On what day and year did the Civil War begin?

24. List the four states that joined the Confederacy after the attack on Fort Sumter?


25. What percent of the popular vote did Abraham Lincoln receive in the 1860 election?

26. What strengths and weaknesses did Abraham Lincoln have?

27. Who became President of the Confederacy?

28. What were the strengths of the Confederate President?


Click on 1860 Campaign Ribbon
29. What was the Republican viewpoint on slavery in the 1860 election?

Click on the Union is Dissolved Broadside
30. What was the first state to leave the Union during the Civil War?

Click on Confederate Printing Press Proof Sheet
31. How many different types of Confederate money were used during the Civil War?

32. What happened to the value of Confederate money during the Civil War?


33. How many Confederate states printed their own money during the Civil War?

Click on Proceed to the Next Section
Click on the Battle of Bull Run
34. What side won the Battle of Bull Run?

35. What were the weaknesses of the Confederacy?

36. What was the Confederate strategy to win the Civil War?


37. What were the major goals of the Union to defeat the South?


Click on the First Confederate National Flag
38. What was first Confederate National Flag called?

39. What problems did the similarities between the Union and Confederate flags cause on the battlefields?

Click on the LeMat Revolver
40. How was the LeMat Revolver different from other pistols of the Civil War?

Click on Confederate Enlisted Man’s Kepi
41. What color was the typical Confederate hat and uniform?

42. Why was the kepi hat not popular with Confederate soldiers?

Click on United States National 34 Star Flag
43. Why did the National flag not lose stars during the Civil War?

Click on Enlisted Man’s Forage Cap, Model 1858
44. Look at the hat, what color were most Union hats and uniforms during the Civil War?

Click on Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver
45. How many Colt Model 1860 Army Revolvers were produced during the Civil War?

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Click on Early Southern Victories
46. What two Confederate generals repeatedly outsmarted Union forces in 1862?

Click on the Confederate Battle Flag
47. Why was the Confederate Battle Flag created?

48. Why does the Confederate Battle Flag have an extra star on it?

Click on the Battle of Antietam
49. Why did Robert E. Lee invade Union territory in 1862?

50. List the Union and Confederate causalities at Antietam.

51. What was the outcome of the battle? Where did Robert E. Lee and his army go after the battle?

Click on the Major General George McClellan’s Coat Worn at Antietam
52. How many Confederate and Union troops fought at the Battle of Antietam?

53. What happened to George McClellan after the Battle of Antietam?

Click on the Battle of Vicksburg

54. What major river were the Union forces trying to take over during the Civil War?

55. What Union general captured Vicksburg on July 4, 1863?

56. How many African Americans served in the Union Army during the Civil War?

57. How many African Americans served in the Union Navy during the Civil War?

Click on Battle Rattle
58. What is a battle rattle used for?

Click on the Battle of Gettysburg
59. How many men did Robert E. Lee march into Maryland and Pennsylvania?

60. How many men did Union commander George Meade have at the Battle of Gettysburg?

61. What advantage did Union forces have at the Battle of Gettysburg?

Click on New Testament
62. How many tons of ammunition was used at Gettysburg?

63. How many Americans were killed and wounded at Gettysburg?

64. Who won the Battle of Gettysburg; Union or Confederate?

Click on Sherman’s March
65. How did Sherman view warfare?

66. What city did Sherman and the Union Army capture on September 2, 1864?


67. What city did Sherman and the Union Army capture in December 1864?

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Click on The War at Sea
68. What were the two main goals of the Union Navy during the Civil War?

69. What were the two main goals of the Confederate Navy during the Civil War?

70. What new naval technology did both the Confederates and Union invest in?

71. How many ships were in the Union Navy by the end of the Civil War?

72. What percent of Confederate ships got through the Union blockade line?

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Click on From the Wilderness to Appomattox
73. What important Confederate city did Ulysses S. Grant and the Union Army try to capture in 1864?

74. About how long did the Battle of the Wilderness last?

75. Why did Robert E. Lee surrender his army to Union forces?

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Click on Leaders
76. What were three of Lincoln’s most important political actions during the Civil War?

77. How did the Emancipation Proclamation help the Union?

78. Who was the Democratic candidate that ran against Lincoln in the Election of 1864?

79. What percent of the popular vote did Lincoln get in the Election of 1864?

Click on Republican Election Ticket for 1864
80. What did Wisconsin and many other states do to allow Union soldiers to vote in the 1864 Election?

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Click on Military Leaders
81. What kind of skills did Confederate General Robert E. Lee have?

82. What kind of skills did Union General Ulysses S. Grant have?

83. How was cavalry used during the Civil War?

84. What city was captured by the actions of Union Naval Commander David Farragut in April 1862?

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Click on Soldiers in the Blue and the Gray
85. What was the general age for most soldiers fighting in the Civil War?

86. What advantages did Union soldiers have during the Civil War?

87. What disadvantages did Confederate soldiers have during the Civil War?

88. About how many Native Americans fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War?

Click on A Large Cast of Characters
89. What types of critical information did drummers and fifers convey?

90. About how many women served as nurses during the Civil War?

91. Why was spying so easy for the Confederacy during the Civil War?

92. How many Union soldiers were captured during the Civil War?

93. How many Confederate soldiers were captured during the Civil War?

94. What problems did captured soldiers face during the Civil War?

95. Click on an item of your choice and briefly explain what you learned.

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Click on Bloody Battles
96. Why were minie balls/bullets more deadly than previous musket balls/bullets?

97. Click on two different guns in this section and explain a unique fact about each gun.

Click on Casualties of War
98. Why did so many wounded soldiers die of infection during the Civil War?

Click on Prosthetic Leg
99. What was the most common type of surgery during the Civil War?

100. What were doctors nicknamed in the Civil War?

Click on Clara Barton’s Northern Pass
101. Who did Clara Barton help during the Civil War?

102. What organization did Clara Barton help create in America after the Civil War?

Click on Proceed to the Next Section
Click on Reconstruction
103. On what date was Lincoln assassinated?

104. Who assassinated Lincoln?

105. What did Congress divide the South into after the Civil War?

106. What rights were African Americans promised during Reconstruction with new amendments?

107. What year was the Medal of Honor created?

108. How many Medal of Honor awards were given out during the Civil War?

109 What grade would you give Abraham Lincoln for his handling of the Civil War?
A B C D F

110. Please explain the grade you gave Abraham Lincoln for his handling of the Civil War:
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