U.S History: Civil War

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Test your knowledge of U. S. History in this quiz centred on the American Civil War – which saw the Confederates poised against the Unionists from 1861 to 1965. How many question can you get right on the topic?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Between which years did the Civil War begin?
    • A. 

      1769-1772

    • B. 

      1942-1945

    • C. 

      1861-1865

    • D. 

      1661-1665

  • 2. 
    Who were the presidents of the Union & Confederate States?
  • 3. 
    What battle was marked as the bloodiest battle?
    • A. 

      Antietem

    • B. 

      Shiloh

    • C. 

      Gettysburg

    • D. 

      Appomattox

  • 4. 
    The deadliest war in U.S history was the __________________.
  • 5. 
    What battle was the turning point during the war?
    • A. 

      Gettysburg

    • B. 

      Ft.Sumter

    • C. 

      Shiloh

    • D. 

      Vicksburg

  • 6. 
    What was the "Anaconda Plan"? Explain.
  • 7. 
    How many soldiers died during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      62,000

    • B. 

      16,500

    • C. 

      20,000

    • D. 

      620,000

  • 8. 
    What General surrenderd during final battle?Where?
    • A. 

      G.Lee/Appomattox

    • B. 

      G.Shurman/Antietam

    • C. 

      G.Grant/Shiloh

  • 9. 
    Name the two ironclad battle ships used that marked the end of wooded ships?
  • 10. 
    What battle was the bloodiest one DAY battle?
    • A. 

      Gettysburg

    • B. 

      Shiloh

    • C. 

      Antietam

    • D. 

      Bull Run

  • 11. 
    _____________ was the first MAJOR battle of the Civil War.
  • 12. 
    How did African Americans contribute to the Union war effort?