Civil War Quiz #3

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  • 1. 
    1. About which of the following generals did Lincoln say “I cannot spare this man, he fights.”  
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • B. 

      U.S. Grant

    • C. 

      George McClellan

    • D. 

      "Stonewall" Jackson

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the Battle of Antietam?  
    • A. 

      It was considered a Union victory

    • B. 

      It led Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation

    • C. 

      It took place in New York State

    • D. 

      It was the bloodiest day in American history

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the first two iron clad ships?  
    • A. 

      Monitor and the Sherman

    • B. 

      Monitor and the Merrimack

    • C. 

      Monitor and the Grant

    • D. 

      Monitor and the Manassas

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was a result of the Confederate victory at Chancellorsville?  
    • A. 

      The Confederate Army surrendered

    • B. 

      It was the turning point of the war

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee was killed

    • D. 

      “Stonewall” Jackson was shot and died 8 days later

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is true of the Emancipation Proclamation?  
    • A. 

      it freed 4 million slaves

    • B. 

      It led to the secession of the border states

    • C. 

      The British and French began to help the Confederacy

    • D. 

      It was issued by Abraham Lincoln following the Battle of Antietam

  • 6. 
    Which of the following battles is true of the Battle of Gettysburg?  
    • A. 

      It was a Union victory

    • B. 

      There were 51,112 casualties

    • C. 

      It was the turning point of the war

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was an important result of Grant’s victory at Vicksburg?
    • A. 

      The war was over

    • B. 

      The Union now controlled the Mississippi

    • C. 

      George McClellan was fired

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What term is defined as “war against a civilian population and anything that supports the enemy's war effort?”
    • A. 

      Total War

    • B. 

      Complete War

    • C. 

      Civilian War

    • D. 

      Civil War

  • 9. 
    Who marched to the sea causing widespread devastation in Georgia and later in the Carolinas?  
    • A. 

      U.S. Grant

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      George McClellan

    • D. 

      William Sherman

  • 10. 
    Who was Abraham Lincoln’s opponent in the 1864 presidential election?  
    • A. 

      William Sherman

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      U.S. Grant

    • D. 

      George McClellan

  • 11. 
    What Union victory by General Sherman helped Lincoln win re-election because it help convince Americans that the Union would win the war?  
    • A. 

      Battle of Vicksburg

    • B. 

      Battle of Antietam

    • C. 

      Battle of Atlanta

    • D. 

      Battle of Gettysburg

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