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Name Social Studies 5

Date Unit 9 Civil War Review


Packet

Civil War Review Packet Due Wednesday, May 12th, 2010


After School Study Session: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010
Pacific Civil War Unit Assessment: Friday, May 14th, 2010

Directions: Answer the following questions by using the Civil War notes on pages
______________ in your History Alive! workbook. Put the notes in your own words so you
can better understand your answers!

A. Compromises Between the North and South

1. This compromise (1820) allowed a free state and slave state to become a
part of the United States at the same time to make it even in Congress. The
36 degree 30 line was also created.

_____________________________________________________________

2. Explain the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

3. In the Compromise of 1850, why was the South angry about California
becoming a free state? What did the compromise give the South to make them
happy?

_____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

B. Issues That Divided the North and South Before the Civil War

4a. Why was the North against slavery?_______________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________

4b. Why did the South support slavery?_______________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________

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5a. Explain why the North supported tariffs
(taxes)._____________________________

_______________________________________________________________________

5b. Explain why the South opposed tariffs (taxes).______________________________

_______________________________________________________________________

6a. Describe the culture of the North.________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________

6b. Describe the culture of the North.________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________

7a. This part of the country supported “states’


rights”.___________________________

7b. This part of the country supported a strong central (national) government.

_______________________________________________________________________

C. Civil War Celebrities: Write the name of the celebrity next to the correct
description(s).

8. President of the Confederate States of


America:________________________________

9. President of the United States of


America:_____________________________________

10. General of the Union Army that defeated


Lee:_________________________________

11. Leader of the Army of Northern


Virginia:_____________________________________

12. Civil War nurse who created the American Red


Cross:___________________________

13. Confederate general from Virginia; shot by own


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men:___________________________

14. Issued the Emancipation Proclamation and wrote the Gettysburg Address:

_________________________________________________________________________

15. Urged Southerners to accept defeat and reunite as Americans after the Civil
War:

_________________________________________________________________________

16. Union naval captain; Congressman after


war:_________________________________

17. Believed the United States was one


nation:___________________________________

18. Offered to command a Union Army but chose not to fight against Virginia:

19. Former slave who escaped to the North; became an influencial abolitionist:

_________________________________________________________________________

20. Determined to preserve the Union, even if it involved


fighting:__________________

21. Was against secession; did not believe the country should be held together
by force:

_________________________________________________________________________

D. Major Civil War Battle and Events

22. What caused the first Southern states to secede?


______________________________

_________________________________________________________________________

23. Which event in 1861 began the Civil War?


____________________________________

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24. Explain the importance of the first Battle of Manassas (Bull Run).

_________________________________________________________________________

25. Why was the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation a major event of the
Civil War?

_________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________

26. This battle divided the South and cut off their
supplies._________________________

27. Why was the Battle of Gettysburg the turning point of the Civil War?

________________________________________________________________________

28. Which event ended the Civil War in 1865?


____________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________

E. Civil War Battle Tactics

29. Which three ports did the Union block in the South throughout the war?

________________________________________________________________________

30. Why did the blockades of these ports hurt the South?
__________________________

_________________________________________________________________________

31. What did the North gain control of at the Battle of Vicksburg?

_________________________________________________________________________

32. What advantage did the North have at the Battle of Gettysburg that helped
them win?

_________________________________________________________________________

33. What influenced the location of the battles during the Civil War?
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_________________________________________________________________________

F. Civil War Vocabulary

34. What does the term popular sovereignty mean?


_______________________________

35. What does it mean to secede?____________________________________________

36. Describe the Border States._______________________________________________

37. Richmond was the capital city of the _____________________, and Washington,
D.C.

was the capital city of the__________________________.


38. What is a compromise?___________________________________________________
G. Which side did these states support? (Use different colors each section.)

39. Color four Southern (Confederate/Rebel) States this color:


What are the names of these four states?
_______________________________

________________________________

________________________________

________________________________

40. Color four Northern (Union/Yankee) States this color:


What are the names of these four states?
________________________________

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_________________________________

_________________________________

_________________________________

41. Color the five Border States this color:


What are the names of these five states?
_________________________________

_________________________________

_________________________________

_________________________________

_________________________________

H. Impacts the Civil War Had on African Americans

42. What were examples of how African Americans were impacted by the Civil
War?

a)

b)

c)_____________________________________________________________________

d)_____________________________________________________________________

e)_____________________________________________________________________

I. Overall Effects of the Civil War on the Union and Confederacy

43. What were seven general effects of the Civil War?

a)

b)

c)_____________________________________________________________________

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d)_____________________________________________________________________

e)_____________________________________________________________________

f) __

g)_____________________________________________________________________