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Civil war challenge 2013

  1. 1. TO BEGIN… BADGES Make sure your map is shared with
  3. 3. THE CIVIL WAR CHALLENGE 8 rounds of non-stop challenging excitement about the greatest event in the history of our nation
  4. 4. Round 1 Short Answer Fun
  5. 5. Round 1 Each group, one at a time Others can add at the end 30 possible points each
  6. 6. How did the Kansas Nebraska Act lead to “Bleeding Kansas”??
  7. 7. What did the Supreme Court rule in the Dred Scott Decision?
  8. 8. What happened in the election of 1860, and why was it important?
  9. 9. What are some of the other reasons historian say the Civil War happened? (Why the Civil War?)
  10. 10. What were the border states, and why were they so important?
  11. 11. What led Abraham Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation?
  12. 12. Why did Lee turn his troops to the North in the summer of 1863?
  13. 13. Why were Gettysburg and Vicksburg the turning point of the war?
  14. 14. Why did many people oppose Lincoln and the war in the North?
  15. 15. Round 2 Name that Battle!
  16. 16. Located in Virginia Confederates were entrenched near the city Burnside resigns after the battle Pontoon boats were set up to cross a the Rappahannock Fought in December Fredericksburg
  17. 17. Located in Virginia Confederates divided the army to attack the Union Confederate victory opens the way for another invasion of the North Jackson accidentally shot by his own troops Chancellorsville
  18. 18. Union victory (sort of) Bloodiest day of the Civil War Lee’s battle plans were found McClellan removed of command for hesitating Led to Emancipation Proclamation Antietam
  19. 19. Union victory Fought in Pennsylvania Lee says “It’s all my fault” Pickett’s Charge Turning point #1 Gettysburg
  20. 20. Confederate victory 4 more states secede Lincoln tried to provision ship First shot of the war Fort Sumter
  21. 21. Important strategic location On Mississippi River Fell to Union on July 4 Grant was victorious Turning point #2 Vicksburg
  22. 22. First major battle Legend of Stonewall is born Called Manassas in the South Location of 2 Confederate wins Showed war would not be short Bull Run
  23. 23. Very bloody with high casualties Fought in Tennessee Grant leads Union to victory From the word for “peace” Shiloh
  24. 24. Round 3 Odd One Out
  25. 25. ODD ONE OUT Fugitive Slave Act California is a free state Popular sovereignty in west Trans RR through free land The other three are characteristics of the Comp of 1850
  26. 26. ODD ONE OUT Economic differences Foreign influence Stereotypes Failure of democracy The other three are reasons for “Why the Civil War”
  27. 27. ODD ONE OUT Antietam Chancellorsville Bull Run Fredericksburg The other three are Confederate victories (and in Virginia)
  28. 28. ODD ONE OUT All men are equal We can’t consecrate this land Punish the South Keep pushing to preserve the Union The other three are ideas from the Gettysburg Address
  29. 29. ODD ONE OUT Conditional Initial Combat Sustaining The other three are motivations of solders – Why fight?
  30. 30. ODD ONE OUT Maryland Delaware Virginia Kentucky The other three are Border States
  31. 31. ODD ONE OUT Hooker Grant McClellan Jackson The other three are Union generals
  32. 32. ODD ONE OUT Defensive war Blockade ports Capture Mississippi R. Take Richmond The other three are parts of the Union strategy at the start of the war
  33. 33. Round 4 Home Front T or F
  34. 34. TRUE OR FALSE? The Union government passed an income tax during the war to help pay for the war effort. TRUE
  35. 35. TRUE OR FALSE? Over the course of the war, prices rose dramatically in the South TRUE
  36. 36. TRUE OR FALSE? The war had much more impact on the Northern home front, compared to the Southern home front. FALS
  37. 37. TRUE OR FALSE? As the war went on, some southerners began to oppose the war because of the loss of lives and the fact that most southerners weren’t slave owners, so they wouldn’t benefit from the war. TRUE
  38. 38. TRUE OR FALSE? The New York draft riots were caused, in part, by an opposition to African American labor. TRUE
  39. 39. TRUE OR FALSE? Lincoln faced undivided support in the north throughout the Civil War. FALS
  40. 40. Round 5 MAPS, BABY 10 points each
  41. 41. Gettysburg I H A B D E Fort Sumter G C F Shiloh Vicksburg March to the Sea
  42. 42. Gettysburg I H A B D E Fort Sumter G C F Shiloh Vicksburg March to the Sea
  43. 43. Bull Run Antietam B + A Richmond D C Washington Appomattox E Fredericksburg F Ironclads G H I
  44. 44. Bull Run Antietam B + A Richmond D C Washington Appomattox E Fredericksburg F Ironclads G H I
  45. 45. A D B F Day 1 conflict Day 2 Confederate attacks E Day 3 Confederate attack C
  46. 46. A D B F Day 1 conflict Day 2 Confederate attacks E Day 3 Confederate attack C
  47. 47. Round 6 WHO AM I?
  48. 48. Union Total War Atlanta Tecumseh William Sherman
  49. 49. Virginia General Winner at Fredericksburg Surrender Robert E. Lee
  50. 50. Expanded power of his office Emancipation Commander in Chief Illinois Abrham Lincoln
  51. 51. Vicksburg “Butcher”? “he fights” Future President Ulysses S. Grant
  52. 52. Virginia Great leader My arm! Stonewall Thomas Jackson
  53. 53. Illinois Debates KS/NE Act Little giant Life size image Stephen Douglas
  54. 54. Attractive Lenses Scientific “That’s the scooby do” Schwiets
  55. 55. Round 7
  56. 56. Round 7 One person at a time – winner stays
  57. 57. Round 8 Quick facts 20 points each
  58. 58. What railroad junction near Richmond fell to the Union in early 1865? Petersburg
  59. 59. How did the Union name the battles? By the nearest river, stream, or landmark
  60. 60. Where was the first Confederate capital? Montgomery, Alabama
  61. 61. How many soldiers died in the war? (within 20,000)? 620,000
  62. 62. The Union victory at what city helped Lincoln's reelection in 1864? Atlanta
  63. 63. Which battle had the second most casualties? Chickamauaga
  64. 64. What city was protected by Fort Sumter? Charleston
  65. 65. TEST FORMAT Multiple Choice Chronology Who Am I? Short Answer Gettysburg Maps – locate and fill in