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Civil War Battles Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. We no longer use cannons today. Which one of these is the closest version of a modern-day cannon?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 3 3. By the end of the Civil War, who was the main general in charge of Confederate forces?

Question 4 4. Why did Lincoln send troops into Baltimore, Maryland?

Question 5 5. Which Union general arrived with reinforcements from Nashville on the night of April 6, 1862?

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Question 6 6. Which Confederate general was in charge of the bombardment of Fort Sumter?

Question 7 7. From where did Joseph Johnston's army travel via rail to reach the Bull Run battlefield just in time to help achieve a Confederate victory?

Question 8 8. How did the Eastern and Western Theaters of the Civil War compare?

Question 9 9. Which general commanded the Union army at Antietam?

Question 10 10. We discussed several weapons used during the Civil War. Which one did we not discuss?

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Question 11 11. Why did the North defeat the South at the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 12 12. What did general Nathan Bedford Forrest do after the end of the Civil War?

Question 13 13. What was the Confederate reaction to the first Battle of Bull Run?

Question 14 14. Which river was the Battle of Shiloh fought alongside?

Question 15 15. When did Union forces retake Fort Sumter?

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Question 16 16. After the First Battle of Bull Run, Irvin McDowell was removed from his command. Which general replaced him?

Question 17 17. Why was the Battle of Shiloh a significant battle in the Civil War?

Question 18 18. On which date was the Battle of Antietam fought?

Question 19 19. Who invented the Bowie knife?

Question 20 20. Why did General Pickett say, 'General Lee, I have no division now'?

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Question 21 21. Which of these generals fought for the Union?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was part of the General Scott's Anaconda Plan?

Question 23 23. Which Southern rail junction were Federal forces advancing toward at the time of the Battle of Shiloh?

Question 24 24. Which state was the first to secede from the Union in December 1860?

Question 25 25. On which date was the First Battle of Bull Run fought?

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Question 26 26. Why did General Grant want to make use of rivers?

Question 27 27. Which of the following reasons does NOT explain why Robert E. Lee decided to invade Maryland in September 1862?

Question 28 28. Which one of these has probably changed the least from the Civil War today?

Question 29 29. Why did General Lee decide to invade the North, as opposed to defending the South?

Question 30 30. Which of these generals did not survive the Civil War?

Civil War Battles Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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