Quiz Me! - Era: Civil War/Reconstruction

Test your knowledge about the Civil War/Reconstruction era.

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This former lawyer lost a Senate race in 1858 but was elected President of the United States in 1860.

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Why was Philip Bazaar awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor

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A graduate of West Point Military Academy, this soldier fought in the U.S. Mexican War  and served as a General in the Confederate Army. He was admired by his soldiers for his years of service but for his bravery and valor. He died not on the battlefield but from wounds received at Chancellorsville and contracting pneumonia.

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Who was the first U.S. president to be impeached?

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Abraham Lincoln delivered this short but powerful address which invoked the spirit of the Declaration of Independence in 1863. That address was the -

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When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, he…

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What is the significance of this statement above from the surrender at Appomattox?

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

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Which title best describes the list above?

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What was a result of the Homestead Act?

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