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American Civil War Battles in 1863 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Chattanooga significant to both the Union and Confederate war efforts?

Question 2 2. How was Rosecrans able to conquer Chattanooga?

Question 3 3. What was the final battle which secured Tennessee for the Union?

Question 4 4. Why was Jackson able to defeat Hooker?

Question 5 5. Why did General Lee decide to invade the North, as opposed to defending the South?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 8 8. What was one major difference between General Burnside and General Hooker?

Question 9 9. Why did the North defeat the South at the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 10 10. Why is the Union conquest of Lookout Mountain somewhat surprising?

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Question 11 11. What was the fatal mistake made by Hooker which ultimately led to a Confederate victory?

Question 12 12. Why did General Pickett say, 'General Lee, I have no division now'?

Question 13 13. What was one important result of the fall of Vicksburg?

Question 14 14. What was the goal of the Anaconda Plan?

Question 15 15. Why was Vicksburg so important in the Civil War?

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Question 16 16. What posed the greatest risk to Stonewall Jackson's plan to march his men around Hooker's right flank at the Battle of Chancellorsville?

Question 17 17. Which of the following describes the events of the Battle of Gettysburg in correct chronological order?

Question 18 18. Why is the name 'Chickamauga' apt for the battle which took place there?

Question 19 19. How was Ulysses S. Grant able to conquer Vicksburg?

Question 20 20. What prompted John C. Pemberton to surrender?

American Civil War Battles in 1863 Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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