Sherman's March to the Sea


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Which best characterizes the March to the Sea?

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1. Why did Sherman undertake the March to the Sea?

2. What role did Sherman play in Lincoln's re-election?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the military campaign called the March to the Sea. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of historic battles and figures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your understanding of the following:

  • Sherman's role in Lincoln's reelection
  • Leader of the Atlanta campaign
  • Description of the March to the Sea
  • Sherman's destination after Atlanta

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related US history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding General Sherman
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the March to the Sea

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson, Sherman's March to the Sea. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life and career of General Sherman
  • Understand the strategy of Sherman's March to the Sea
  • Understand the historical impact of the election of 1864
  • Know important battles and generals of the Civil War