Civil War Quiz: What Do You Know About The Copperheads?
Q#1 – What were the Copperheads?
Q#2 – What historical political set of values was the Copperhead Movement based on?
Q#3 – Where did the name “Copperheads” originate?
Q#4 – Why did those individuals and groups accept being called Copperheads?
Q#5 – While many Democrats opposed the war, hat title was given to those who supported the war?
Q#6 – What were the names of two Democratic Congressmen from Ohio who were considered leaders of the Copperhead movement?
Q#7 – How did the Copperheads view President Lincoln and the Republican Party?
Q#8 – What were some of the more drastic actions taken by Copperheads?
Q#9 – Who was John Mullaly?
Q#10 – What was the name of the Copperhead Wisconsin newspaper editor who referred to Lincoln as: “Fungus from the corrupt womb of bigotry and fanaticism” and a “worse tyrant and more inhuman butcher than has existed since the days of Nero. The man who votes for Lincoln now is a traitor and murderer. And if he is elected to misgovern for another four years, we trust some bold hand will pierce his heart with dagger point for the public good”?
Q#11 – What was General Ambrose Burnside’s 1863 General Order Number 38, issued in Ohio as it related to Copperhead actions?
Q#12 – What was The Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC)?
Q#13 – What was the Charleston Riot?
Q#14 – What Congressman declared the war was being fought not to save the Union, but to free the blacks and enslave Southern whites?
Q#15 – The 1864 Democratic convention in Chicago. This convention adopted a largely Copperhead platform and selected Ohio Representative George Pendleton (a known Peace Democrat) as the vice presidential candidate. However, it also chose a pro-war presidential candidate—who was that?