Use the underlined sites to find the answers to the questions. (Place your cursor before the
question mark and type your question. Highlight a word or words and link to the web site
where the answer is located.) Please write your answers using complete sentences for full credit!!
1. Who was the president of the Confederate States of America? ____________________
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/Jefferson_Davis_Vice_Stephens.htm 2. _____________________ became the first president of the American Red Cross.
http://www.redcross.org/museum/briefarc.html 3. President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on __________(date) in Washington D.C. by _____________? http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/alrintr.html 4. Union General _____________________ was responsible for burning Atlanta and then
marching his troops to the sea in Savannah. His fighting technique which destroyed civilian
resources and homes as well as fighting armies was known as ________________.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherman's_March_to_the_Sea 5. ____________________ is best known for her role as leader of the Underground Railroad.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1535.html 6. ____________________ became famous for writing the controversial book Uncle Tom's
http://www.civilwarhome.com/kingcotton.htm 25. _________________ were people in the South who wanted to withdraw from the Union. http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/expulsion_cases/CivilWar_Expulsion.htm 26. The _____________________ was a NC ironclad ship used to ram Union vessels.
http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-us-cs/csa-sh/csash-ag/albmrl.htm 27. The ___________________________ was a ruling by the Supreme Court that black slaves
were property and did not have the same rights as white citizens.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h2933.html 28. List 2 strengths for both the North and the South.
http://www.socialstudieshelp.com/Lesson_35_Notes.htm 29. The ___________________________ called for Union _________________ of southern ports in an effort to cut off food and resources and cripple the South's economy.
http://www.civilwarhome.com/anacondaplan.htm 30. __________________ actually killed more men than fighting during the Civil War.
31. NC got their nickname as the "Tar Heels" because
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_Heel 32. Explain the phrase "rich man's war & poor man's fight."
33. What were the first two ironclad ships to battle in the Civil War?
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/ironclads.htm 34. Define the word Conscription.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/tl1863.html 35. When was the first draft instituted in the United States (month, day, and year)?
http://www.civilwarhome.com/conscription.htm 36. Find three ethnic groups that fought in the Civil War.
http://www.civilwarhome.com/potpourr.htm 37. What was the average of a soldier during the American Civil War?
http://www.civilwarhome.com/potpourr.htm 38. What were the oldest and youngest soldiers recorded?
http://www.civilwarhome.com/potpourr.htm 39. How many people died for the Union?
http://www.civilwarhome.com/potpourr.htm 40. How many people died for the Confederacy? http://www.civilwarhome.com/potpourr.htm 41. What was the major cause of death in the Civil War?
http://www.civilwarhome.com/potpourr.htm 42. What were the top 5 costliest battles of the Civil War?
http://www.civilwarhome.com/potpourr.htm 43. What form of anesthetic was used for field surgery?
http://www.civilwarhome.com/civilwarmedicine.htm 44. Why is the Civil War considered the "First Modern War?” (min. 6 reasons)
45. What was the daily amount of food a Union soldier was entitled to?