1. American railroads contributed to all of the following events EXCEPT
[A] eventual decline of canals.
[B] rise of Chicago.
[C] forging of east-west agricultural ties.
[D] rise of new southern cotton-growing areas.
[E] stimulation of midwestern settlement.
2. During the Civil War, most of the soldiers in both the Union and Confederate armies were:
[A] political appointees.
3. The development of the rifle was important because: it
[A] meant that cavalry could be more lethal.
[B] enabled generals to rely less on cavalry.
[C] permitted more effective use of the bayonet.
[D] eliminated the value of trenches in defensive action.
[E] invalidated traditional military tactics.
4.The Emancipation Proclamation:
[A] was issued twenty-four hours after General Lee surrendered.
[B] freed slaves only in areas in rebellion against the United States but not in areas that remained loyal.
[C] freed the slaves and abolished slavery in all the states of the Union and the Confederacy.
[D] was formulated by the Radical Republicans and issued by Lincoln despite his strong personal objections.
[E] convinced England and France to enter the war on behalf of the Union in order to win the crusade against slavery.
5. What happened to southern agriculture during the Civil War?:
[A] Planters continued to plant cotton rather than grow food.
[B] Wheat and corn production declined.
[C] There was a serious shortage of agricultural workers.
[D] Cotton production declined.
[E] all of these
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