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1.

All of these were Northern advantages EXCEPT

 

(A)

population size

 

(B)

foreign support

 

(C)

railways

 

(D)

industry

  

2.

The most accurate statement about the First Battle of Bull Run is

 

(A)

The North was shocked by its loss there.

 

(B)

The South was shocked by its loss there.

 

(C)

The South lost Stonewall Jackson there.

 

(D)

It was a turning point in the war.

  

3.

A large percentage of Civil War soldiers were all of these EXCEPT

 

(A)

farmers

 

(B)

volunteers

 

(C)

between ages 18 and 30

 

(D)

immigrants

  

4.

The general who gained important victories in Tennessee was

 

(A)

Pierre Beauregard

 

(B)

William Tecumseh Sherman

 

(C)

George McClellan

 

(D)

Ulysses S. Grant

  

5.

The general who gained important victories in the east was

 

(A)

George McClellan

 

(B)

Ulysses S. Grant

 

(C)

Robert E. Lee

 

(D)

Thomas J. Jackson

  
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