The last known high-quality photograph of Lincoln, taken March 1865 (click to view)


Self-test check-up questions
for chapters 13-14

  1. Who was responsible for the Pottawatomie Massacre?

  2. Where did he show up next?

  3. Name four important Union generals.

  4. Name three important Confederate generals.

  5. Which three of the above were outspoken Christians?

  6. Which slave sued for his freedom?

  7. What was the full name of the Supreme Court case in #6?

  8. Name three results of this Supreme Court decision.

  9. Who was the fiery senator from South Carolina who kept hinting at secession?

  10. Who beat whom with his cane?

  11. Why was the Republican Party formed?

  12. Name FOUR competing ideas to settle the slavery question in the territories acquired from Mexico.

  13. What was the very first engagement of the Civil War"

  14. What was the first major battle of the Civil War?

  15. Who was the "the little lady who started the big war?"

  16. Name two radical abolitionists.

  17. How many other abolitionists can you name?

  18. What were the main points of the Compromise of 1850?

  19. What were the two sides in the Civil War? What colors were their uniforms?

  20. Name the 11 Confederate States of America.

  21. What was the `March to the Sea?` Who led it?

  22. What years was the Civil War fought?

  23. What years did Lincoln serve as President?

  24. When was the Emancipation Proclamation issued?

  25. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

  26. When was Lincoln assassinated? by whom?

  27. What were Southern Sympathizers who lived in the North called?

  28. What was the Northern strategy to win the war called?

  29. What are states` rights?

  30. What four slave states did not join the Confederacy?