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The First Battle of Bull Run: Summary, Significance & Facts

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Of the following, who was NOT a Confederate general at the First Battle of Bull Run?

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1. From where did Joseph Johnston's army travel via rail to reach the Bull Run battlefield just in time to help achieve a Confederate victory?

2. On which date was the First Battle of Bull Run fought?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the First Battle of Bull Run. Topics such as when the battle was fought and Confederate generals will be featured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The date when the First Battle of Bull Run took place
  • Joseph Johnston
  • Second Battle of Bull Run
  • Irvin McDowell's replacement

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the First Battle of Bull Run
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Johnston
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Second Battle of Bull Run and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To study more about the battle, take a look at the lesson called The First Battle of Bull Run: Summary, Significance & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Abraham Lincoln being inaugurated as President of the United States
  • Explains the start of the Civil War
  • Covers the First Battle of Bull Run
  • Explores the impact that the battle would have on the rest of the Civil War
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