Civil War - Women

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Civil War - Women.

1. In what way did women help the war effort from home?
a. They worked in factories
b. They raised money
c. They managed businesses
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

2. In what job did women help to care for sick and wounded soldiers?
a. Spying
b. Nursing
c. Farming
d. Factory work
e. Soldier

3. How were some slave women able to help the North in the war effort?
a. By joining the Confederate forces
b. By bombing train stations
c. By passing on Confederate troop movements to the North
d. By decoding secret messages
e. By assassinating Confederate leaders

4. True or False: Women worked as some of the top spies for both sides during the Civil War.

5. What was Harriet Beecher Stowe known for?
a. A brave soldier
b. Organizing a nursing organization
c. Starting the Red Cross
d. Writing about slavery
e. Spying on the North

6. What happened to women who were caught disguising themselves as men in order to fight as soldiers?
a. They were sent to prison
b. They were executed
c. They were sent home
d. They were allowed to stay and fight
e. They were forced to become nurses

7. What position was Mary Walker the only woman in the Union to hold during the Civil War?
a. General
b. Doctor
c. Senator
d. Master spy
e. Captain

8. True or False: The Civil War had a negative affect on the Women's Rights Movement.

9. What famous nurse founded the American Red Cross?
a. Harriet Beecher Stowe
b. Dorothea Dix
c. Clara Barton
d. Harriet Tubman
e. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

10. What escaped slave and Underground Railroad worker served as a Union spy during the Civil War?
a. Harriet Beecher Stowe
b. Dorothea Dix
c. Clara Barton
d. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
e. Harriet Tubman

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