This Civil War Test contains 6 important figure match up questions, 10 multiple choice questions, 4 True/False Questions, and 2 short answer questions. Questions are related the Causes of the Civil War, Important Events of the Civil War, and Important Historical Figures.
This test was created for the GPS Standard SS5H1, but will work for most Civil War Standards.
SS5H1: The student will explain the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War.
a. Identify Uncle Tom’s Cabin and John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, and explain how each of these events was related to the Civil War.
b. Discuss how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased tensions between the North and South.
c. Identify major battles and campaigns: Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Appomattox Court House.
d. Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.
e. Describe the effects of war on the North and South.