Civil War Songs Lesson for Kids - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which song became known as the unofficial anthem of the Confederacy?

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1. Which song gave people hope by talking about a soldier's return from the battlefield?

2. Which religious song about God's judgement was used to inspire troops to march to victory and was sung by prisoners of war?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will help you find out what you know about the songs played during the Civil War. You will be quizzed on famous songs of the North and the South.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll measure your knowledge of:

  • The religious song that was used to inspire soldiers
  • Why Civil War songs were important
  • The unofficial anthem of the Confederacy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the Civil War songs and music lesson
  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly identify main terms from their definition, such as the term that means a feeling of pride for one's country
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about which song was about a soldier's return from battle

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this period in American history, view the lesson titled Civil War Songs Lesson for Kids. It will help you understand:

  • The author of the song that would become associated with the South
  • Songs popular in both the Union and the Confederacy
  • The reasons many people sought songs for comfort during this war