The End of the Civil War: Summary & Timeline


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Which of the following statements is true?

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

2. What act justified the arrest and imprisonment of Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederacy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the events at the end of the Civil War. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of important battles and figures from the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • General who surrendered on May 4, 1865
  • Final land battle of the Civil War
  • Last Confederate general to surrender his command

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the end of the Civil War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the land battles in the war

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson The End of the Civil War: Summary & Timeline. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn how the Civil War ended
  • Understand why fighting continued after Lee's surrender
  • Know important generals and battles