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The Arkansas Journey - Chapter 06 - The Civil War Study Guide

Matching
 
 
Civil War Vocabulary
a.
arsenal
f.
Marial Law
b.
bushwhacker
g.
militia
c.
contraband
h.
secede
d.
discriminate
i.
skirmish
e.
jayhawker
j.
tenacious
 

 1. 

persistent attitude
 

 2. 

prejudiced outlook or treatment
 

 3. 

a place to store military supplies and weapons
 

 4. 

small battle
 

 5. 

to break away or withdrawl from an orginization
 

 6. 

lawless band of people with Confederate sympathizers
 

 7. 

temporary rule by the military
 

 8. 

a slave who escaped and was brought within Union lines
 

 9. 

lawless band of people with Union sympathizers
 

 10. 

citizens trained as soldiers
 
 
Soldiers of the Blue and Gray
a.
Ulysses S. Grant
e.
Thomas C. Hindman
b.
Samuel Curtis
f.
Patrick R. Cleburne
c.
Frederick Steele
g.
Sterling Price
d.
Robert E. Lee
h.
James G. Blunt
 

 11. 

Commanded Union troops in Missouri and Arkansas, led troops to victory at Pea Ridge.
 

 12. 

problematic politician and military figure, took supplies from Arkansas citizens, was shot and killed in his home after the war
 

 13. 

former governor of Missouri, nicknamed “Old Pap”
 

 14. 

lifelong soldier, ordered to capture Little Rock, helped establish government loyal to the Union.
 

 15. 

left home when he was 15, joined the Union when the war broke out, commanded the Army of Kansas
 

 16. 

Commander of Union Armies, helped capture the Mississippi River, and future president
 

 17. 

Major General who suggested freeing slaves if they agreed to fight against the Union
 

 18. 

did not support secession but remained loyal to his home state of Virginia and the Confederacy, commander of the Army of Northern Virginia
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 19. 

Most people in the South made their living through
a.
agricultural pursuits.
c.
the slave trade.
b.
manufacturing.
d.
carnival shows.
 

 20. 

In the spring of 1861, where were Union forced to surrender?
a.
Appomattox
c.
Little Rock
b.
Fort Sumter
d.
Richmon, VA
 

 21. 

After losing the battle at Manassas, where did Union leaders go next?
a.
Richmon, Va
c.
Jackson, Ms
b.
Atlanta, Ga
d.
Little Rock, Ar
 

 22. 

What did Confederates do to help protect Arkansas’s western border from Union attack?
a.
Arkansas sided with the Union.
c.
Arkansas had help from Native American Tribes.
b.
The Mississippi River prevented the Union from entering Arkansas.
d.
Mountain ranges protected Arkansas’s western border from Union Attack.
 

 23. 

Which of the following was not a Confederate leader?
a.
Robert E. Lee
c.
Thomas C. Hindman
b.
Sterling Price
d.
Frederick Steele
 

 24. 

In what year did the Union forces capture the city of Helena?
a.
1862
c.
1860
b.
1762
d.
1776
 

 25. 

What important document did Abraham Lincoln issue in 1862?
a.
The Declaration of Independence
c.
The New Deal
b.
The Conscription Act
d.
The Emancipation Proclamation
 

 26. 

Who won the election for Arkansas governor in 1860?
a.
Robert E. Lee
c.
Henry M. Rector
b.
Jehn Bell
d.
John C. Breckinridge
 

 27. 

In what year wsas President Lincoln assassinated?
a.
1800
c.
1862
b.
1865
d.
1900
 

 28. 

Which Confederate group was the last to surrender?
a.
The Trans-Mississippi Department
c.
Confederate Rebels
b.
Anti-abolitionist
d.
The Arkansas Greys
 

 29. 

What percentage of Arkansas families owned slaves?
a.
80 percent
c.
20 percent
b.
35 percent
d.
50 percent
 

 30. 

Which woman pretended to be a Confederat soldier?
a.
Harriet Tubman
c.
Susan Cook
b.
Loretta Velazquez
d.
Rosa Parks
 

 31. 

Before the Civil War, growing populations were changinthe balance of
a.
international trade.
c.
government.
b.
educaiton.
d.
the balance of political power.
 

 32. 

Where did the first land battle inteh Trans-Mississippi region occur?
a.
Wilson’s Creek
c.
Pea Ridge
b.
Richmond, VA
d.
Manassas
 

 33. 

David O. Dodd was captured by Union troops and executed for
a.
stuffing ballot boxes.
c.
carrying coded messages to the Confederates.
b.
being a guerrilla fighter.
d.
leaving the war before it was over.
 

Short Answer - Use complete sentences with complete thoughts to answer each of the following questions.  Use the space at the bottom of the answer sheet and on the back to write your answers.
 

 34. 

What was the Emancipation Proclamation?
 

 35. 

Who won the Presidential election of 1860, and whom did most Arkansans vote?  What about Abraham Lincoln?
 

 36. 

What was the Red River Campaign, and why was it effective?
 

 37. 

What was life like for soldiers in Arkansas during the Civil War?
 



 
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