This editable test covers pre-Civil War events and the Civil War in US History by asking students to complete a multiple choice section (10), an identifications section (20 provided and students answer 10), and a short answer/essay section (4 provided and students answer 2). The answer key is included. This can be modified to suit the needs of your classroom (for example students could answer all the short answers instead of just 2). The file has the test in word, pages, and pdf format.
Sample questions include:
-Do you think the Civil War could have been avoided? Why or why not? Give 2 examples two support your thought process.
-Discuss the advantages and disadvantages both the North and South faced as the war started.
-This political party nominated Fillmore in the election of 1856 and chose to ignore slavery, was nativist, and hated Catholics:
-Which of the following statements is most accurate in regard to the common soldier during the Civil War?
-When evaluating the strengths of both the North and Confederacy, which of the following is most accurate?
-Identify: Dred Scott Decision, Election of 1864, Copperheads, Burning of Atlanta
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