Fighting Joe Hooker: History & Facts

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During which battle did Hooker lead a corps into action for the first time? Hint: he was wounded in the foot at this fight.

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1. Which commanded did Hooker replace when he became the leader of the Army of the Potomac

2. After Chancellorsville, which general replaced Hooker as the commander of the Army of the Potomac?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Fighting Joe Hooker was a general in the Union Army, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of his career and contribution to the war effort. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of Hooker's life and his role in major battles of the Civil War.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The career of Fighting Joe Hooker
  • Hooker's role in major battles of the Civil War
  • The general that relieved Hooker

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Civil War history
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Fighting Joe Hooker's career
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Fighting Joe Hooker, his successes and failures, and major battles of the Civil War

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Civil War, review the accompanying lesson titled Fighting Joe Hooker: History & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life and career of Fighting Joe Hooker
  • Understand Hooker's part in major Civil War battles
  • Know important events and figures in the war
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