Quiz Me! - Documents: Civil War/Reconstruction

Test your knowledge about documents in the Civil War/Reconstruction era.

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In which speech did Abraham Lincoln conclude, “Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.”

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What allowed individuals to claim 160 acres of non-occupied land by paying a nominal fee and living on the land for 5 years?

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Identify the source of the following quote: “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds...to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.”

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Which of the following are TRUE regarding the Gettysburg Address?

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What was one key difference between the U.S. Constitution and the Constitution of the Confederate States of America?

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What document declared slaves in rebelling states to be “forever free”?

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When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, he…

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What was a result of the Homestead Act?

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In what speech did Abraham Lincoln state, “...that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain - that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom - and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth”?

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What was Lincoln’s goal at the time of his Second Inaugural Address?

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