American Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

The civil war was a dark time in our nation’s history. Brother against brother, firing across both state and family lines. Many of today’s US citizens can trace their family history to this pivotal time in US history, but sometimes we forget the minute details that made the time period so incredible, yet controversial.

Today you’re invited to join in a journey that will take you from the first shots fired on Fort Sumter, to Jefferson Davis’ imprisonment, to Lincoln’s assassination. You’ll prove the level of knowledge you have now, and then learn a whole lot more along the way in the Civil War Trivia Quiz! Then you can share your score with your friends and find out who the know-it-all really is among your friends and family!

The American Civil War bibliography comprises books that deal, in large part, with the American civil war. They cover the most important details that remind us all, what it takes to defend one's ideology, and also what it...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Mar 13, 2018
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    Who wrote "Slavery, Capitalism, and Politics in the Antebellum Republic"?

Pre-assessment quiz.

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 47   |  Last updated: Mar 4, 2016
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    What was the major cause of the Civil War?

Choose the best answer.

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 17   |  Last updated: Mar 4, 2016
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    When was the First Battle of Bull Run fought on?

Are you looking for a trivia quiz to refresh your understanding of the American civil war? A lot can be said about the reasons surrounding the start of the American war, which was between the north and the united states, and...

Questions: 96  |  Attempts: 11   |  Last updated: Mar 26, 2020
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    In a slave state,

 A quiz all about the American Civil War Cavalry. Test your knowledge on the cavalry ofhe great mid 1800s war!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 11   |  Last updated: Dec 31, 2012
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    Which of these types of mounted forces were not part of the American Civil War?

American Civil War Questions and Answers