What Do You Know About the Civil War Peace Conference?
Q#1 – When was the Civil War Peace Conference held?
Q#2 – What historical name has been traditionally given to the conference?
Q#3 – What unique facility was used to hold the Conference?
Q#4 – Who was the Lead Union Representative?
Q#5 – Who was the Lead Confederate Representative?
Q#6 – What position did the Confederate representative hold in the Confederate government?
Q#7 – Who else besides the Lead Union representative attended the Conference for the Union?
Q#8 – There were two additional individuals other than the Lead Confederate Representative that attended the Conference on behalf of the Confederacy. Who were they?
Q#9 – In response to pressure from some in the Confederate government to seek a peaceful versus military end to the war, Confederate President Jefferson Davis extended what proposal to President Lincoln.
Q#10 – In preparation for the Conference, Jefferson Davis gave his three commissioners instructions to explore all options except one; what was that exception?
Q#11 – What was the main reason that the Union Congress was shaken by the news of possible peace negotiations with the Confederacy?
Q#12 – What was the main reason that the Radical Republicans in Congress were opposed to the Conference?
Q#13 – After the Conference began, the Union representatives put forth several conditions that were mandatory in order to end the war through peace negotiations – what were these conditions?
Q#14 – During the negotiations, the question of slavery was discussed, specifically Emancipation Proclamation. How did the Union representatives describe the scope of the Proclamation?
Q#15 – What was Confederate President Jefferson Davis’s reaction to what the Union representatives had proposed at the Conference?