Civil War 1861 Common Soldiers Dispatch 1 Dispatch 2 Dispatch 3 Bull Run Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
$100 Question from H1 This newspaper journalist interviewed the Rebel soldiers.
$100 Answer from H1 Horace Greeley
$200 Question from H1 Why did one rebel soldier say he was 18 instead of 17.
$200 Answer from H1 To lie to join the army.
$300 Question from H1 Optimism, overconfidence and enthusiasm.
$300 Answer from H1 Traits of the rebel soldier.
$400 Question from H1 Civil War word for a quick retreat.
$400 Answer from H1 skedaddle
$500 Question from H1 Elected by their men.
$500 Answer from H1 Selection of Army officers.
$100 Question from H2 First state to secede, or leave the Union.
$100 Answer from H2 South Carolina
$200 Question from H2 New rebel government’s official name.
$200 Answer from H2 Confederate States of America
$300 Question from H2 First and only Confederate president.
$300 Answer from H2 Jefferson Davis
$400 Question from H2 The issue of the Civil War lies with them, said the Union president in his inaugural.
$400 Answer from H2 The South
$500 Question from H2 The election of this man to the presidency in November 1860 provoked the secessionist crisis.
$500 Answer from H2 Abraham Lincoln
$100 Question from H3 The “first shots” of the Civil War were fired here. What’s Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
$100 Answer from H3 Fort Sumter
$200 Question from H3 Missouri, Kentucky, Delaware and Maryland.
$200 Answer from H3 Border states that remained part of the Union.
$300 Question from H3 Lincoln asked for 75,000 of these.
$300 Answer from H3 Volunteers
$400 Question from H3 President Lincoln used this particular constitutional power or duty as he called out troops and made decisions about war strategy.
$400 Answer from H3 Commander-in-chief
$500 Question from H3 The two capital cities were 105 miles apart.
$500 Answer from H3 Washington, DC and Richmond, Virginia
$100 Question from H4 The first major pitched battle of the Civil War.
$100 Answer from H4 Bull Run or Manassas Junction
$200 Question from H4 This side won the first battle.
$200 Answer from H4 Confederacy / South
$300 Question from H4 The South named this battle after this nearby town.
$300 Answer from H4 Manassas Junction
$400 Question from H4 He replaced General Winfield Scott after the North’s defeat in the war’s first pitched battle.
$400 Answer from H4 General George B. McClellan
$500 Question from H4 Because of his stature, General McClellan was nicknamed this by his troops.
$500 Answer from H4 “Little Mac”
$100 Question from H5 General Joseph E. Johnston
$100 Answer from H5 Commander of the Confederate troops at Manassas.
$200 Question from H5 The nickname given to General Thomas Jackson, who inspired his troops to hold fast against Union troops at Bull Run.
$200 Answer from H5 Stonewall
$300 Question from H5 Only 30 miles away.
$300 Answer from H5 The distance from Bull Run to Washington, DC.
$400 Question from H5 They celebrated victory and exuded an overconfidence after Bull Run.
$400 Answer from H5 They celebrated victory and exuded an overconfidence after Bull Run.
$500 Question from H5 North: 2886; South 1982