HIUS 390 Quiz 4

HIUS 390 Quiz 4 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. What caused Virginia to secede from the Union on April 17, 1861?
  2. What made many Virginians become open to the idea of a dissolution of the Union?
  3. The Virginia Resolutions, countering the Wilmot Proviso, espoused what ideas?
  4. Just before the onset of the Civil War, what best describes Virginia’s economic outlook?
  5. What battle marked the last time the Army of Northern Virginia was on the offensive?
  6. Why was Virginia’s secession so important to the Confederacy?
  7. What did Virginians and other southerners fear most about the admission of California and New Mexico into the Union as free states?
  8. What battle led Robert E. Lee to believe the Army of Northern Virginia was invincible, “if properly led”?
  9. What were key demographics in how Virginia’s secession vote was split?
  10. By 1860, what posed the greatest threat to the power of Virginia’s planters?
  11. What two notable proposals did William Preston put forth to Virginia decision makers throughout his career?
  12. Which Virginian officer who rose to prominence during the Civil War had Old Virginia connections to the Washington, Lee, and Carter families?
  13. Why did Virginia become the primary battleground of the Civil War?
  14. Who was the most famous partisan fighter in Virginia during the Civil War?
  15. When Abraham Lincoln sailed into Richmond following that city’s surrender to Union forces, how many vessels did he arrive with?
  16. What family member went to Richmond with Abraham Lincoln during his official visit after the fall of the city?
  17. Which side had control of the Cumberland Gap between Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee during the Civil War?
  18. How many buildings was Chimborazo Hospital comprised of?
  19. What was the result of the Second Wheeling Convention?
  20. What were most of the patients at Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond hospitalized for?

Set 2

  1. By 1860, what posed the greatest threat to the power of Virginia’s planters?
  2. Why did Virginia become the primary battleground of the Civil War?
  3. Which Virginian officer who rose to prominence during the Civil War had Old Virginia connections to the Washington, Lee, and Carter families?
  4. What did Virginians and other southerners fear most about the admission of California and New Mexico into the Union as free states?
  5. What was the official reason given for Virginia’s secession from the union?
  6. What caused Virginia to secede from the Union on April 17, 1861?
  7. What was Virginia’s Congressional representatives’ overarching response to the Compromise of 1850?
  8. The Virginia Resolutions, countering the Wilmot Proviso, espoused what ideas?
  9. What were key demographics in how Virginia’s secession vote was split?
  10. Which political party did the Kansas-Nebraska bill ultimately destroy?
  11. Why was Virginia’s secession so important to the Confederacy?
  12. What city did Grant attempt to take to capture rail lines and block Lee’s supply line, but failed, resulting in a nine-month siege?
  13. What battle marked the last time the Army of Northern Virginia was on the offensive?
  14. What was the result of the Second Wheeling Convention?
  15. Which area of Virginia saw the greatest amount of irregular warfare during the Civil War?
  16. What was a major reason that so many battles took place in Virginia?
  17. What family member went to Richmond with Abraham Lincoln during his official visit after the fall of the city?
  18. What was NOT a reason Virginia was important during the Civil War?
  19. What was the primary natural resource southwestern Virginia contributed to the Confederacy?
  20. How many buildings was Chimborazo Hospital comprised of?
$3.99
Buy Answer Key