Final Practice Exam - HIS 1043.001.008 JOHNSON/SCHWIFF...

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HIS 1043.001/.008 SI SHIRLEY JOHNSON/SCHWIFF FALL 08 Final Practice Exam DIRECTIONS: Each of the questions or incomplete statements below is followed by five suggested answers or completions. Select the one that is best in each case. 1. The emancipation Proclamation freed a. All African Americans b. Only slaves in the loyal border states c. Only slaves in the Confederacy d. Only slaves in the military occupation zones of the Union army e. All slaves 2. Abraham Lincoln took the Union into war against the Confederate States of America with the stated purpose of a. Protecting federal installations in Confederate territories b. Freeing the slaves and abolishing slavery from American soil c. Preserving the Union d. Punishing the South for its arrogance, rebelliousness, and the enslavement of blacks by slaveholders e. Protecting the Union from Southern attacks on the Union territories in the border states remaining loyal to the Union. 3. Which of the following was NOT a Union military advantage during the Civil War? a. Larger population b. stronger industrial base c. superior railroad system d. no major blockades e. superior generals 4. the diplomatic objective of the Confederacy was to a. gain control of Cuba b. gain access to Canadian iron supplies c. secure the support of Mexico d. forge an alliance with England e. lure the Spanish into the war 5. in 1856, Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina, almost beat which Massachusetts Senator to death on the floor of the US Senate? a. Thaddeus Stevens b. John C. Calhoun c. Charles Sumner d. Zachary Taylor e. Matthew Lyons 6. The first state to secede from the Union was a. Texas b. North Carolina c. South Carolina d. Georgia e. Virginia 7. Dred Scott was
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HIS 1043.001/.008 SI SHIRLEY JOHNSON/SCHWIFF FALL 08 a. A slave b. An army doctor c. A supreme court Justice d. A former congressman e. An influential supporter of slavery 8. In announcing the Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln’s immediate purpose was to a. Free black slaves in all the slave states b. Free black slaves in only the border slave states which had remained loyal to the Union c. Let the Southern states know that whether or not they chose to secede from the Union, slavery would not be tolerated by his administration once he took office. d. Rally the Northern morale by giving the war a higher moral purpose than just preserving the Union e. Recruit freed blacks into the Union army and overcome the shortage of white soldiers in the army at the time 9. Which of the following was not a provision of the Confederate constitution? a. Prohibition of protective tariffs b. Guarantee of slavery c. Protection of slavery in the territories d. A strong central government e. Restrictions on the finance of internal improvements 10. The first shots of the Civil War were fired at a. Richmond, Virginia b. Charlston, South Carolina c. New Orleans, Louisiana d. Montgomery, Alabama e. Savannah, Georgia 11. Slavery was declared illegal throughout the United States by the
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Final Practice Exam - HIS 1043.001.008 JOHNSON/SCHWIFF...

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