General John Fremont: Facts, Timeline & Significance


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Which of the following was an area which John C. Frémont did NOT explore during his early years?

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1. Which political party nominated Frémont to run for president in 1856?

2. Which important military command did Frémont have in 1861?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your understanding of Union General John Frémont and his ventures into the military and politics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Frémont's exploration days
  • His bid for United States President
  • His disagreement with President Abraham Lincoln

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Frémont's military service in 1861
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the Confederate general Frémont fought against in 1862
  • Making connections - use understanding of Frémont's role in the 1864 election

Additional Learning

To learn more about Frémont's political and military career, review the lesson titled General John Frémont: Facts, Timeline & Significance. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Frémont's days as an explorer
  • Explains Frémont being nominated to run for president in 1856
  • Covers the Mexican War
  • Explores Frémont conflict with Lincoln