Saturday, August 2, 2014

New USPS Stamp: THE CIVIL WAR: 1864

New USPS Stamp: THE CIVIL WAR: 1864

One of the new Civil War: 1864 stamps that will be late July 2014 depicts Adm. David G. Farragut’s fleet at the Battle of Mobile Bay (Alabama).

See the whole USPS CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL series illustrating moments from the war-torn years of 1861 to 1865, issued around the time of the Civil War’s 150th anniversary.

USPS 100:72. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
▪ War of 1812
▪ Mexican-American War
▪ Civil War
▪ Spanish-American War

USPS 100:73. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
▪ the Civil War
▪ the War between the States

USPS 100:74. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
▪ slavery
▪ economic reasons
▪ states’ rights

USPS 100:75. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?*
▪ freed the slaves (Emancipation Proclamation)
▪ saved (or preserved) the Union
▪ led the United States during the Civil War

USPS 100:76. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
▪ freed the slaves
▪ freed slaves in the Confederacy
▪ freed slaves in the Confederate states
▪ freed slaves in most Southern states

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