GAME NAME:

CIVIL WAR AND

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

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CATEGORY 2

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CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

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CATEGORY

Explanation

ADVANTAGES

ADVAN-

TAGES

EXPANSION OF SLAVERY

SLAVERY

EXPAN-

SION

BATTLES

BATT- LES

RESULTS/ EFFECTS OF THE

WAR

RESULTS

OR

EFFECTS

DOCUMENTS

DOCU-

MENTS

ABE LINCOLN

ABE

LINCOLN

CLUE 1

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200 POINTS


Response 1

UNION POLITICIAN THAT SAW

THE BIG PICTURE AND USED

UNION VICTORIES TO MAKE

SPEECHES

ABE LINCOLN

IN THE COMPROMISE OF 1850

THIS STATE ENTERED THE

UNION AS A FREE STATE

CALIFORNIA

WHERE THE WAR STARTED ON

APRIL 12, 1861 WHEN THE

CONFEDERACY ATTACKED

FORT SUMTER

THIS WAS ABOLISHED

SLAVERY

FREED ALL OF THE SLAVES IN

THE STATES REBELLING AS OF

JANUARY 1, 1863 IF THEY DID

NOT SURRENDER

EMANCIPATION

PROCLAMATION

ABRAHAM LINCOLN RAN ON

THIS PARTY'S TICKET FROM

ILLINOIS

REPUBLICAN

CLUE 2

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400 POINTS


Response 2

THIS WEAPON WAS FAR MORE

ACCURATE FOR THE UNION

SOLDIER

SPRINGFIELD RIFLE

STATE THAT HAD THE MOST

VIOLENT FIGHTING OVER

SLAVERY'S EXPANSION

KANSAS OR "BLEEDING

KANSAS"

THIS EARLY CONFEDERATE

VICTORY SENT THE NORTHERN

ARMY AND PICNICKERS

RUNNING HOME

BULL RUN

THIS WAS PRESERVED

THE UNION

SPEECH THAT CONSECRATED

THE UNION CEMETERY AT

GETTYSBURG

GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

LINCOLN'S PLAN WAS NOT TO

STOP SLAVERY WHERE IT

EXISTED BUT TO STOP

SLAVERY IN THIS MANNER

FROM EXPANDING

CLUE 3

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600 POINTS


Response 3

ROBERT E. LEE AND

STONEWALL JACKSON ARE

TWO EXAMPLES OF THIS

CONFEDERATE ADVANTAGE

BETTER MILITARY

OFFICERS

STATE THAT ENTERED THE

UNION AS A SLAVE STATE IN

1820 AND HAD CITIZENS VOTE

FOR SLAVERY IN KANSAS

MISSOURI

BLOODIEST DAY OF THE WAR

IN MARYLAND WHEN LEE WENT

NORTH LOOKING FOR SUPPLIES

ANTIETAM

THIS BECAME LARGER,

STRONGER, AND A MORE

POWERFUL PART IN PEOPLE'S

LIFE

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

ABOLISHED SLAVERY

13TH AMENDMENT

LINCOLN MADE A GREAT

DECISION BY MAKING THE

SOUTH APPEAR AS THE

AGGRESSOR WHEN THEY

ATTACKED THIS PLACE

FORT SUMTER

CLUE 4

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800 POINTS


Response 4

THE UNION HAD A  LARGER

POPULATION WHICH ALLOWED

THEM TO HAVE MORE OF

THESE IN THE ARMY

SOLDIERS

THIS ALWAYS HAD TO BE

EQUAL SO THAT ONE SIDE

COULD NOT CONTROL THE

SENATE

# OF FREE AND SLAVE

STATES

THIS WAS TOTAL WAR FROM

ATLANTA TO SAVANNAH,

GEORGIA BROUGHT GREAT

DESTRUCTION FOR 300 MILES

SHERMAN'S MARCH

THIS GREW DRAMATICALLY

FOR BOTH SIDES, BUT

ESPECIALLY IN THE

CONFEDERACY

INDUSTRY

ALLOWED RUTHERFORD B.

HAYES TO BECOME PRESIDENT

AND REMOVED FEDERAL

TROOPS FROM THE SOUTH

THE COMPROMISE OF

1877

APRIL 14, 1865 AND JOHN

WILKES BOOTH HAVE THIS IN

COMMON

LINCOLN'S

ASSASSINATION

CLUE 5

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1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE UNION COULD SUPPLY

THEIR TROOPS BETTER DUE TO

THIS CAPABILITY

INDUSTRY

THE IDEA THAT STATES HAVE

THE RIGHT TO DECIDE THE

ISSUE OF SLAVERY THROUGH

A VOTE

POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY

THIS TURNING POINT BATTLE

FROM JULY 1 - 3, 1863 WAS

HIGHLIGHTED BY THE DEADLY

"PICKETT'S CHARGE"

GETTYSBURG

THIS PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE

WERE KILLED DURING THE WAR

2% OF THE POPULATION

MADE BLACKS CITIZENS AND

STATED THAT NO CITIZEN CAN

BE DENIED LIFE, LIBERTY,

PROPERTY, OR DUE PROCESS

14TH AMENDMENT

LINCOLN COULD HAVE BETTER

LED THIS EFFORT BECAUSE HE

DID NOT WANT TO PUNISH OR

HATE THE EX-CONFEDERATE

STATES

RECONSTRUCTION

 CATEGORY:   

RECONSTRUCTION  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

STATE LAWS AFTER THE CIVILWAR THAT INCLUDED: FORMERSLAVES CAN'T VOTE, HOLDPUBLIC OFFICE, SERVE ONJURIES, CARRY WEAPONS, OROWN LAND.

 Response:   

BLACK CODES

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 GAME NAME:

CIVIL WAR AND

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

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Explanation

RECONSTRUCTION

RE-

CONSTR-

UCTION

WAR LEADERS

WAR

LEADERS

THE ROLE OF WOMEN

ROLE OF

WOMEN

CAUSES OF THE WAR

WAR

CAUSES

DISADVANTAGES

DISAD-

VANTAGE

POTPOURRI

POT-

POURRI

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

ACT THAT THE SENATE

SOUGHT AGAINST PRESIDENT

JOHNSON IN ORDER TO

CONTROL RECONSTRUCTION

IMPEACHMENT

LINCOLN ASKED HIM TO LEAD

THE UNION FORCES WHEN THE

WAR STARTED, BUT HE CHOSE

HIS HOME STATE, VIRGINIA

ROBERT E. LEE

IT WAS PLAYED BY MEN UNTIL

MORE SOLDIERS WERE NEEDED

NURSES

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE'S

BOOK THAT HUMANIZED

SLAVERY AND HELPED THE

ABOLITIONIST MOVEMENT

GROW

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN

THE FACT THAT BOTH SIDES

HAD THIS CLOSE TO THE

ENEMY'S BORDER WAS A

DISADVANTAGE

CAPITAL

NICKNAME GIVEN TO THE

UNION PLAN TO SQUEEZE THE

LIFE OUT OF THE SOUTH

ANACONDA PLAN

CLUE 2

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800 POINTS


Response 2

FARMING RELATIONSHIP THAT

DEVELOPED BETWEEN BLOCKS

AND WHITES AFTER THE WAR

SHARECROPPING

LEE'S RIGHT HAND MAN THAT

WAS SHOT BY HIS OWN MEN,

DYING OVER A WEEK LATER

STONEWALL JACKSON

THEY HELPED GET MATERIALS

THROUGH THE BLOCKADE FOR

SOUTHERN TROOPS AND

CIVILIANS

SMUGGLERS

1857 SUPREME COURT

DECISION THAT STATED

SLAVES WERE NOT CITIZENS

AND COULD NOT USE THE

COURT SYSTEM TO SEEK

THEIR FREEDOM

DRED SCOTT

THIS CONFEDERATE LEADER

PLAYED FAVORITES AND

FAILED TO LOOK AT THE BIG

PICTURE

JEFFERSON DAVIS

NORTHERNERS THAT WENT

SOUTH DURING

RECONSTRUCTION IN ORDER

TO GET POLITICAL POWER AND

MONE

CARPETBAGGERS

CLUE 3

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1200 POINTS


Response 3

GROUP THAT USED VIOLENCE

TO KEEP BLACKS FROM

VOTING AND GETTING POWER

DURING RECONSTRUCTION

KU KLUX KLAN

UNION COMMANDER OF THE

EAST WHEN THE WAR BEGAN,

BUT WAS TOO HESITANT AND

FAILED TO GET VICTORIES FOR

THE UNION

GEORGE MCCLELLAN

THEY GOT INFORMATION

ABOUT THE ARMY BY

WATCHING THE ENEMY MOVE

AND CAMP

SCOUTS

THE BELIEF THAT STATE LAWS

ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN

THE LAWS OF THE FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT

STATES' RIGHTS

THIS CONFEDERATE

DISADVANTAGE INCLUDED

DIFFERENT SIZED RAILROAD

TRACKS AND DEPENDED ON

RIVERS

POOR TRANSPORTATION

NEW AGRICULTURAL POLICY

THAT DEVELOPED AFTER THE

CIVIL WAR WHERE

LANDOWNERS AND FARM

LABORERS SPLIT THE CROPS

SHARECROPPING

CLUE 4

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1600 POINTS


Response 4

NAME GIVEN TO

RECONSTRUCTION WHEN

JOHNSON WAS LEADING IT

PRESIDENTIAL

VERY SUCCESSFUL UNION

COMMANDER THAT

DOMINATED THE WEST, WAS

MOVED TO THE EASTERN

FRONT, AND LATER BECAME

PRESIDENT

U.S. GRANT

CANIVING FEMALES THAT

SOUGHT INFORMATION, LIKE

JAMES BOND

SPIES

THIS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

LED TO SOUTHERN STATES

SECEDING FROM THE UNION

1860

THIS LONG COASTLINE OF THE

CONFEDERACY ALLOWED THE

UNION TO BLOCKADE THEIR

TRADE OF SUPPLIES

BANANA SHAPE

LAWS AFTER

RECONSTRUCTION THAT WERE

DESIGNED TO KEEP BLACKS

FROM VOTING

JIM CROW

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

GROUP THAT TOOK OVER

RECONSTRUCTION WHEN

CONGRESS CAME BACK INTO

SESSION IN 1866

RADICAL REPUBLICANS

UNION COMMANDER IN THE

WEST THAT REPLACED U.S.

GRANT AND ENJOYED BURNING

GEORGIA

WILLIAM, T. SHERMAN

JOB GIVEN TO WOMEN TO

HELP KEEP SOLDIER NUMBERS

HIGH

RECRUIT SOLDIERS

THIS MAN'S KILLING IN KANSAS

AND ATTACK ON HARPER'S

FERRY, VIRGINIA SCARED

SLAVEOWNERS

JOHN BROWN

THIS MAJOR UNION

DISADVANTAGE ALLOWED THE

CONFEDERACY TO PREPARE

FOR THEIR ATTACK

OFFENSIVE WAR

1896 SUPREME COURT

DECISION THAT STATED THE

IDEA OF *SEPARATE BUT

EQUAL." SEGREGATION IS FINE

IF THE FACILITIES ARE EQUAL

"PLESSY VS.

FERGUSON"

 CATEGORY:   

RECONSTRUCTION  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

STATE LAWS AFTER THE CIVILWAR THAT INCLUDED: FORMERSLAVES CAN'T VOTE, HOLDPUBLIC OFFICE, SERVE ONJURIES, CARRY WEAPONS, OROWN LAND.

 Response:   

BLACK CODES

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