Quiz on Lesson 9
The Confederacy is Formed and Fort Sumter

 1. The first state to leave the Union was__________________.

  1. South Carolina
  2. Mississippi
  3. Florida

2. The first state to leave the Union left on _______________________ .

  1. December 25, 1859
  2. December 20, 1959
  3. December 25, 1860
  4. December 20, 1860

 3. Name another state that left the Union shortly after South Carolina.

_______________________________

 4. Which was NOT a reason the South gave for leaving the Union?

  1. The United States had broken the Constitution.
  2. The United States failed to enforce the Fugitive Slave Laws.
  3. Robert E. Lee was not President.
  4. The government would not allow slavery in the new territories.

 5. The Civil War began with the southern troops firing on____________________ .

  1. Fort Sumter
  2. Gettysburg
  3. Richmond

 6. The Civil War begin in the state of  _______________________ .

  1. Virginia
  2. Pennsylvania
  3. South Carolina
  4. Mississippi