Civil War Practice Test

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CIVIL WAR WOOT


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which General came up with the Anaconda Plan? 
    • A. 

      Winfield Scott

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      James Longstreet

  • 2. 
    Which general was famous for using total war? 
    • A. 

      George Picket

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Stonewall Jackson

  • 3. 
    Which general was a coward when it came to battle, and didn't like to fight? 
    • A. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • B. 

      George B. McClellan

    • C. 

      Jeb Stuart

  • 4. 
    Which general: Marched his army in one of the most famous marches in U.S. history. He had his soldiers utilize total war to its fullest extent. They cut a flaming path into the South that 40 miles wide? 
    • A. 

      Stonewall Jackson

    • B. 

      James Longstreet

    • C. 

      William Tecumseh Sherman

  • 5. 
    General who: fought on the front lines when he was needed? 
    • A. 

      James Longstreet

    • B. 

      George Pickett

    • C. 

      Jeb Stuart

  • 6. 
    Who was a fancy man who wore a feather in his hat, dressed like an english cavalier and was one of the most daring leaders the world has ever known? 
    • A. 

      John Wall

    • B. 

      Jeb Stuart

    • C. 

      George Pickett

  • 7. 
    Who was bottom of his class at Westpoint Academy, and very chill and easy going? 
    • A. 

      Stonewall Jackson

    • B. 

      George Pickett

    • C. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

  • 8. 
    A general who was a strange and brooding man. When he took command, his troops were in awe of him. He was intelligent, daring, and had a strong religious faith
    • A. 

      Thomas J. Stonewall Jackson

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      James Longstreet

  • 9. 
    Who was:  offered command of the entire Union Army, but instead turned Lincoln down and fought for the Rebels. Was cool and collected during battle, and was known as one of the greatest generals in the history of the United States
    • A. 

      Robert. E Lee

    • B. 

      John Wall

    • C. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

  • 10. 
    Explain the battle of Antietam. 
  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    The union had _________ Ridge
  • 13. 
    The confederacy had _________ ridge
  • 14. 
    Was was the Battle of Wilderness? 
  • 15. 
    Explain Vicksburg and Petersburg siege. 
  • 16. 
    Explain Gettysburg Adress! 
  • 17. 
    What was the 54th regiment? 
  • 18. 
    Describe the life of civil war soldiers confederate and union. 
  • 19. 
    What were the technological innovations during civil war? 
  • 20. 
    Merrimack was the _______ ship? 
  • 21. 
    The monitor was the ______ ship? 
  • 22. 
    Was the Merrimack... 
    • A. 

      A confederate ship that was big with 12 revolving guns?

    • B. 

      A confederate ship

    • C. 

      A light cruiser that had 2 cannons on a rotating turnet

  • 23. 
    What was the date of Lincoln's Assasination
    • A. 

      April 14th 1865

    • B. 

      April 15th 1865

    • C. 

      January 1rst 1863

  • 24. 
    Date of Emancipation Proclamation? 
    • A. 

      January 1rst 1863

    • B. 

      November 19th 1863

    • C. 

      January 4th 1863

  • 25. 
    Gettysburg date? 
    • A. 

      July 3rd 1863

    • B. 

      November 18th 1863

    • C. 

      April 12th 1867