Quiz Me! - Era: Civil War and Reconstruction Test your knowledge about the Civil War and Reconstruction era! 1 / 6 This former lawyer lost a Senate race in 1858 but was elected President of the United States in 1860. Rutherford B. Hayes Andrew Johnson Abraham LIncoln Ulysses S. Grant 2 / 6 Which of the following are TRUE regarding the Gettysburg Address? NONE of the above 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 It was written by Jefferson Davis 3 / 6 What document declared slaves in rebelling states to be “forever free”? The Emancipation Proclamation Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address The Gettysburg Address The Constitution of the Confederate States of America 4 / 6 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”? His Second Inaugural Address The Emancipation Proclamation His First Inaugural Address The Gettysburg Address 5 / 6 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 6 / 6 When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, he… believed he had constitutional authority to do so encouraged Britain to abolish slavery did so as a war measure as Commander in Chief freed all slaves Your score is Try another 10!