5th Grade - Battle Of The Civil War

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5th Grade Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz asks students about the battles fought at the beginning of the Civil War. This quiz also utilitizes a map.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Study the Battles of the Civil War, 1861-1865 map and answer the following questions.  Name the border states.

    The correct answer is Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Maryland. These are the border states during the Civil War, meaning they were located on the border between the Union and the Confederacy. The abbreviations MO, KY, WV, and MD represent Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Maryland respectively.

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  • 2. 

    Was the battle of Manassas fought in Union or Confederate territory?

    • A.


    • B.


    Correct Answer
    B. Confederate
    The battle of Manassas was fought in Confederate territory because it took place in Manassas, Virginia, which was under Confederate control during the American Civil War. This battle, also known as the First Battle of Bull Run, was one of the early major engagements of the war and resulted in a Confederate victory.

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  • 3. 

    Why was Manassas a logical place to have a battle?

  • 4. 

    Why do you think so many battles were fought in Virginia?

  • 5. 

    Why were so many battles fought near rivers and railroads?

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