Robert E. Lee's Civil War Strategy


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Why was Lee removed from the battlefield in 1861?

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1. Why did Lee choose to side with the Confederacy?

2. What was the result of the Battle of Gettysburg?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you a series of multiple-choice questions about Robert E. Lee's Civil War strategy. You will be asked to recall important details about the Confederate general's strategy, key battles that shaped his strategy, and reasons for his defeat or victory in a battle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of:

  • Why Lee was removed from the battlefield in 1861
  • Why he sided with the Confederacy
  • How a certain key battle changed Robert E. Lee's Civil War strategy
  • A general description of Lee's tactics

Skills Learned

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Robert E. Lee's Civil War strategy lesson
  • Distinguishing differnces - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Lee's strategy before a key battle in the war and after the battle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Lee's military strategy
  • Making connections - use understanding of Robert E. Lee to make connections about his reasonings for joining the Confederacy

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  • A surprising fact about Robert E. Lee's perception of secession
  • Lee's influence on military strategy
  • What battle ended Lee's streak of military victories
  • How the general adapted his battle through the Civil War