Civil War Quiz: What Do You Know About Confederate Government?
Q#1 – What was the motto adopted by the Confederate Congress for the Confederacy?
Q#2 – There were no official Confederate National Anthems. However, there was an unofficial anthem – what was it?
Q#3 – What was the Provisional Confederate Congress?
Q#4 – The Confederate Congress was modeled after the United States Congress with both a House of Representatives and a Senate. How many Senators and Representatives were there?
Q#5 – The Preamble to the US Constitution begins with the phrase “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union…” What was the opening phrase of the Confederate Preamble that signified the stark difference in governmental philosophy?
Q#6 – How many articles were contained in the Confederate States Constitution? How many amendments were added?
Q#7 – In addition to the President and Vice President, what were the names of the other Confederate Cabinet Offices?
Q#8 – During the course of the Civil War, which Confederate Cabinet Offices did Judah P. Benjamin hold?
Q#9 – What famous American historical figure is on the Great Seal of the Confederate States of America?
Q#10 – The First Confederate Congress did not meet on a continuous basis. How many sessions did it hold?
Q#11 – What was the name of the politician who fulfilled the role of President of the Confederate Senate?
Q#12 – How were Confederate Senators determined?
Q#13 – In the Confederate Congress, there were three regions that were represented by non voting members of the House of Representatives. What were the names of those regions?
Q#14 – What was the name of the politician who was Speaker of the Confederate House of Representatives for the Second Confederate Congress that began session in May, 1864?
Q#15 – What was the date of the last session of the Second Confederate Congress?