• 1. 
    How much did people in the North have to pay to avoid having to get drafted by the army?

  • $300
  • $50
  • $100
  • $200
  • 2. 
    What group of people was the most adversely affected by the economics of the war?

  • The poor
  • The rich
  • Politicians
  • Farmers
  • 3. 
    True or False: Women had to take up hard manual labor jobs like working the farm and factory jobs because so many men were fighting.

  • TRUE
  • 4. 
    What Union strategy caused the people in the South to suffer from a lack of supplies?

  • The blockade
  • The two front war
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
  • The Underground Railroad
  • 5. 
    Why did people in the South suffer more than people in the North?

  • Because most of the fighting took place on Southern soil
  • All of the above
  • Because General Sherman destroyed much of Georgia on his march to Savannah
  • Because the Union Blockade destroyed the Southern economy
  • 6. 
    What was the cause of the New York City riots in 1863?

  • The mistreatment of prisoners
  • A lack of food
  • The unfairness of the draft towards the poor
  • Unfair election results
  • 7. 
    True or False: There are documented accounts of boys as young as ten years old fighting and killing soldiers in the Civil War.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    Of the 30 million people that lived in the United States at the time, around how many fought in the Civil War?

  • 1,500,000
  • 1,000,000
  • 500,000
  • 3,000,000
  • 9. 
    What was the main way that people got news of the battles and their loved ones in the war?

  • Television
  • The radio
  • Telephone calls
  • Newspapers
  • 10. 
    What were some of the things that children did to help the war effort?

  • All of the above
  • Did chores around the army campsites
  • Held fairs to raise funds for the army
  • Played the bugle or drums
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