Civil War Turning Points: Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Vicksburg - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which was the deadliest event in the Civil War?

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1. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

2. Why was taking control of the entire Mississippi River such an important goal for the North?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help assess your knowledge of three decisive battles in the Civil War: the Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, and the Siege of Vicksburg. Some of the things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include when the Battle of Gettysburg started and the significance of the Siege of Vicksburg.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Deadliest campaign of the Civil War
  • Year the Battle of Gettysburg started
  • Significance of the Siege of Vicksburg
  • Important person who was shot at Chancellorsville
  • Event considered the main turning point of the Civil War

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Civil War in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding key battles during the Civil War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg and the Siege of Vicksburg

Additional Learning

To learn more about these battles, review the corresponding lesson titled Civil War Turning Points: Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Vicksburg. The lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Learn about the climate of the war in 1863
  • Identify key figures from each of the three battles
  • Discuss events at the Battle of Chancellorsville
  • Understand the legacy of the Battle of Gettysburg