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Conclusion of the Civil War: 1865 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who else besides Lincoln was targeted in the assassination plot?

Question 2 2. Why did John Wilkes Booth assassinate Abraham Lincoln?

Question 3 3. How had life changed for plantation owners in the South after the war?

Question 4 4. What happened at the Battle of Sailor's Creek?

Question 5 5. Why did Lee feel his army was 'dissolving'?

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Question 6 6. John Wilkes Booth was _____.

Question 7 7. Why did General Grant choose to attack Five Forks on March 31, 1865?

Question 8 8. Why did Generals Richard Taylor and E. R. S. Canby meet on April 30, 1865?

Question 9 9. Which battle marked the last major Confederate offensive of the war on March 19-21, 1865?

Question 10 10. Which of the following occurred during the Confederate government's evacuation of Richmond?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements best describes Booth's plan?

Question 13 13. Which battle marked the Confederates' last stand on April 9?

Question 14 14. Who was the last Confederate general to surrender his command?

Question 15 15. What happened to Confederate president Jefferson Davis?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 17 17. Why did Lee take so long to surrender to Grant?

Question 18 18. How did the Union troops treat the surrendering Confederates at the ceremony on April 12?

Question 19 19. Where did Robert E. Lee surrender to Ulysses S. Grant?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was NOT a reason Richmond was important for the Confederacy.

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Question 21 21. What made Booth's plan successful?

Question 22 22. Who became president after Lincoln was assassinated?

Question 23 23. Which of the following was NOT a cost of the war to the Southern states.

Question 24 24. Which side had a more difficult time post-war? Why?

Question 25 25. Why was Richmond such a key city for both the Union and Confederacy?

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Question 26 26. What was significant about the battle at Sailor's Creek.

Question 27 27. What did General Robert E. Lee do after leaving Petersburg and Richmond?

Question 28 28. When and where was the last land battle of the Civil War fought?

Question 29 29. What happened when Lee surrendered to Grant?

Question 30 30. How did the Confederate troops prepare to leave Richmond?

Conclusion of the Civil War: 1865 Chapter Exam Instructions

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