Ulysses S. Grant in the Civil War: Facts, History & Achievements

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Which victory earned Grant the nickname 'Unconditional Surrender' Grant?

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1. On which date did the city of Vicksburg surrender to Ulysses S. Grant?

2. To which rank was Grant promoted in March 1864, giving him command of all Union armies?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand details about Ulysses S. Grant, including his early life, his military career and his presidency.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on these important facts, dates and battles:

  • When General Lee surrendered to General Grant
  • When Vicksburg surrendered to Grant
  • Grant's nickname during the war
  • The rank that Grant achieved in 1864
  • The identification of the battles in the Overland Campaign
  • The year Grant was elected President of the United States

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Ulysses S. Grant
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding the private and professional life of Ulysses S. Grant
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about Grant's success as a general and his presidency

Additional Learning

To learn more about Ulysses S. Grant, review the accompanying lesson called Ulysses S. Grant in the Civil War: Facts, History & Achievements. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • The early life of Ulysses S. Grant
  • Grant's rise through the military ranks
  • Details about Grant's successes in battle
  • The surrender of Robert E. Lee to Grant in 1865
  • Grant's legacy as president of the United States
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