Quiz Me! - Era: Civil War and Reconstruction Test your knowledge about the Civil War and Reconstruction era! 1 / 10 Which of the following are TRUE regarding the Gettysburg Address? ALL of the above It transformed the meaning of the Civil War to include states’ rights It was made after Union forces lost at the Battle of Gettysburg NONE of the above It was written by Jefferson Davis 2 / 10 Who was the first U.S. president to be impeached? President Andrew Jackson President John Quincy Adams President Ulysses S. Grant President Andrew Johnson 3 / 10 When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, he… believed he had constitutional authority to do so freed all slaves did so as a war measure as Commander in Chief encouraged Britain to abolish slavery 4 / 10 Which explains how Abraham Lincoln won the presidential election of 1860? Abraham Lincoln outlined a logical plan to gradually end slavery in the United States. Americans were ready to take the steps necessary to end slavery in the United States. Abraham Lincoln had won over a majority of the people’s votes by his eloquent campaign speeches. The Democrats split their votes between two candidates - one from the North and another from the South. 5 / 10 This former lawyer lost a Senate race in 1858 but was elected President of the United States in 1860. Abraham LIncoln Andrew Johnson Rutherford B. Hayes Ulysses S. Grant 6 / 10 Why was President Andrew Johnson impeached? President Johnson secretly had supported the Confederacy during the war. The President did not ask Congress before replacing the Supreme Court Justice. President Johnson relieved General Grant as the Commander of the Union Army. Congress and President Johnson differed in their views over how to treat the South. 7 / 10 What document declared slaves in rebelling states to be “forever free”? The Emancipation Proclamation The Gettysburg Address Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address The Constitution of the Confederate States of America 8 / 10 Abraham Lincoln delivered this short but powerful address which invoked the spirit of the Declaration of Independence in 1863. That address was the - Emancipation Proclamation 2nd Inaugural Address 1st Inaugural Address Gettysburg Address 9 / 10 What was the significance of the Election of 1860? Lincoln won the election with only 40% of the vote and South Carolina seceded. Lincoln’s position on the Kansas-Nebraska Act made him very unpopular in the Northern states. Many people refused to vote for Lincoln because of his views during the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. Lincoln was elected for a second term and none of the Southern states participated. 10 / 10 In what speech did Abraham Lincoln state, “...that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain - that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom - and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth”? The Emancipation Proclamation His First Inaugural Address His Second Inaugural Address The Gettysburg Address Your score is Try another 10!