General Ulysses S. Grant Takes Charge: His Strategic Plan for Ending the War

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Why was the rank of Lieutenant General an important distinction for Grant?

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1. What prompted Lincoln to appoint Ulysses S. Grant as general to the Union troops?

2. The foundation of Grant's plan was _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your understanding of the lesson on General Grant's plan for ending the Civil War will be tested on this quiz and worksheet. You will be assessed on specific strategies related to Grant's plan and how Grant's plan is characterized.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Review the following with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Military ranks during the Civil War
  • Facts about Ulysses S. Grant
  • Grant's plan to end the Civil War

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on General Grant's plan for ending the Civil War
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the overall strategy to win the war
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a questions about the military rank reinstated by Congress during the Civil War

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more about the Civil War? Then check out the accompanying lesson titled General Ulysses S. Grant Takes Charge: His Strategic Plan for Ending the War. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify Lincoln's reasons for promoting Grant
  • Recognize Grant's performance in the West
  • Understand the significance of Grant's rank
  • Identify the key elements of Grant's war plans
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