American Civil War MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

11. ..........What border state did Lincoln consider the most important to keep in the Union?

  1. Delaware
  2. Kanahwa
  3. Kentucky
  4. Maryland

12. ..........Speaking of the Compromise of 1850, where was slavery prohibited?

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Deleware
  3. Virginia
  4. Texas

13. ..........What was the first battle of the war?

  1. Fort Douglas
  2. Fort Saratoga
  3. Fort Sumter
  4. Fort Thomas

14. ..........What is a person called by his followers when he dies for a cause?

  1. Hero
  2. Martyr
  3. Memorandia
  4. Tyrant

15. ..........What controversial man was a hero in the North but a villian in the South in 1858?

  1. John Brown
  2. Stepehn Douglas
  3. Frederick Douglas
  4. Abraham Lincoln

16. ..........Where else was slavery prohibited because of the Compromise of 1850?

  1. Kansas
  2. Missouri
  3. Southern California
  4. Texas

17. ............What did the Missouri Compromise primarily state?

  1. Missouri was north of the compromised line, so it was given special status as a slave state.
  2. Missourians would be able to vote on whether or not to allow slavery.
  3. Missouri would be admitted as a slave state as long as Maine could be a free state.
  4. Both Missouri and Kansas would be considered soverign states in which they would vote yes or no for slavery.

18. ..........How many southern states broke away from the Union right away, following the election?

  1. none
  2. four
  3. eight
  4. eleven

19. ..........How many additonal southern states broke away after the President asked State Militias to support the war?

  1. none
  2. four
  3. eight
  4. eleven

20. ..........What did the Fugitive Act state?

  1. runaway slaves could be kept.
  2. runaway slaves had to be returned to their rightful masters.
  3. runaway slaves were granted freedom.
  4. runaway slaves had the right to beat their masters if they came after them.
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