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Chapter 11 Quiz

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1.

The Civil War was begun

 

(A)

at Bull Run

 

(B)

at Fort Sumter

 

(C)

by Stonewall Jackson

 

(D)

by Virginia's secession

  

2.

The Northern plan to capture Richmond was hampered by

 

(A)

Grant's weaknesses

 

(B)

Lee's boldness

 

(C)

McClellan's cautiousness

 

(D)

Farragut's military skill

  

3.

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued for all these reasons EXCEPT to

 

(A)

encourage black enlistment

 

(B)

discourage British support

 

(C)

provide moral purpose

 

(D)

end French neutrality

  

4.

One economic effect of the war in the South was

 

(A)

booming industries

 

(B)

food shortages

 

(C)

falling prices

 

(D)

wage wars

  

5.

All these led to the surrender at Appomattox EXCEPT

 

(A)

Sherman's resignation

 

(B)

Confederate soldiers' desertion

 

(C)

the fall of Atlanta

 

(D)

Southern morale

  
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