US Civil War History Made Easy
Custom Search

Home >> US History >> US Civil War

Picnic Menu Ideas & Planning
Picnic Menu Ideas & Planning

1000s of great recipes and picnic menu ideas

Trivia Quizzes
...Am I
American Civics
Am Civil War
Business
Classic Cartoons
Greatest Hits
Food and Drink
Holiday
Movie
Music
National Parks
Old West
Rock and Roll
Sports
Stars, Movie & TV
TV Shows
Ultimate Place Names
US Geography
US History
US Military History
US States History Made Easy
Vehicles (Cars & Motorcycles)
Western Films
Western Stars
Westerns TV
What's My Place Name?
Where Are Famous People Buried?
Year In Music
Year In Westerns
 


Secession Begins

What do you know about Secession Begins?
Try this U.S. Civil War History Made Easy Quiz.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the page.

Take 2 points for each right answer.  Maximum this page: 20 points!

1) South Carolina did more to advance nullification and secession than any other Southern state.
When did South Carolina adopt the "Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union"?Trivia powered by Prof. ABE

  1. October 24, 1860

  2. November 24, 1860

  3. December 24, 1860

  4. January 24, 1861

2) Before Lincoln took office, how many states had declared their secession from the Union?

  1. 1 state

  2. 5 states

  3. 7 states

  4. 11 states

3) When was the Confederate States of America established?

  1. February 4, 1861

  2. February 14, 1861

  3. February 24, 1861

  4. March 4, 1861

4) They took control of federal forts and other properties within their boundaries with little resistance from outgoing President James Buchanan.

  • True or False?

5) One quarter of the U.S. Army, the entire garrison in Texas, was surrendered in February 1861 to state forces by its commanding general, who then joined the Confederacy.
Who was the commanding general?

  1. Robert E. Lee

  2. David E. Twiggs

  3. Nash Campbell

  4. Mark Reynolds

6) As Southerners resigned their seats in the Senate and the House, Republicans were able to pass bills for projects that had been blocked by Southern Senators before the war, including the Morrill Tariff, land grant colleges (the Morill Act), a Homestead Act, a transcontinental railroad (the Pacific Railway Acts), the National Banking Act and the authorization of United States Notes by the Legal Tender Act of 1862. The Revenue Act of 1861 introduced the income tax to help finance the war.

  • True or False?

7) How many states remained loyal to the Union?

  1. 13 states

  2. 23 states

  3. 33 states

  4. 43 states

8) How many slave states remained loyal to the Union?

  1. 1 state

  2. 2 states

  3. 3 states

  4. 4 states

9) After Virginia's secession, a Unionist government in Wheeling asked 48 counties to vote on an ordinance to create a new state on October 24, 1861. A voter turnout of 34% approved the statehood bill (96% approving). The inclusion of 24 secessionist counties in the state and the ensuing guerrilla war engaged about 40,000 Federal troops for much of the war.
When did Congress admit West Virginia to the Union?

  1. June 20, 1862

  2. June 20, 1863

  3. June 20, 1864

  4. June 20, 1865

10) A Unionist secession attempt occurred in East Tennessee, but was suppressed by the Confederacy, which arrested over 3000 men suspected of being loyal to the Union. They were held without trial.

  • True or False?


Secession Begins [Answers]

1) C 2) C. 3) A. 4) True 5) B. 6) True 7) B. 8) D. 9) B. 10) True

Score for this page: _______

More Gettysburg Civil War Trivia

 
 


Powered by ... All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.
E-mail | AlansKitchen Privacy Policy | Thank you