Anaconda Plan in the Civil War: Definition, Summary & Map Video


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Who developed the Anaconda Plan?

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1. The goal of the Anaconda Plan was which of the following?

2. Which of the following were aspects of the Anaconda Plan?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Anaconda Plan refers to the strategic plan of the Union to surround the Confederate states during the Civil War in order to suppress the insurrection. This quiz/worksheet combo will give you an overview of the plan and its context in the Civil War, as well as testing you with questions about the aspects of the plan and its implementation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Who developed the Anaconda Plan
  • What the goal of the plan was
  • The various aspects and details of the plan
  • The adoption of the plan
  • What role Ulysses S. Grant played in retooling the strategy

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Anaconda Plan in the Civil War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who drafted the plan and who helped to retool it
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the strategy and goals of the Anaconda Plan and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the strategy of the Union during the Civil War, review the corresponding lesson on the Anaconda Plan in the Civil War. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Gives an overview of Anaconda Plan and its aims
  • Examines the plan as a diplomatic strategy
  • Offers public opinion of the plan in the context of the war
  • Discusses the reprise of the Anaconda Plan