General Lewis Cass: History & Biography


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In which state was Lewis Cass born?

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1. Which position did Cass take after his contributions in the War of 1812?

2. Which of the following positions did Cass NOT hold?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of General Lewis Cass through questions about his background and his military career.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Cass's home state
  • The position he had after the War of 1812
  • His tenure as Secretary of War
  • The viewpoint of Cass on slavery

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Cass's home state
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about his time as Secretary of War
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the various political positions he held and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the contributions of Cass, study the lesson on General Lewis Cass. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details his childhood in New Hampshire and move to Ohio
  • Explains his participation in the War of 1812
  • Covers his support of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854
  • Explores his opposition to the Wilmot Proviso