The First Battle of Bull Run: Civil War Blood is Shed - Quiz & Worksheet


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What was the Confederate reaction to the first Battle of Bull Run?

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1. Why did Lincoln send troops into Baltimore, Maryland?

2. Why did U.S. troops attack at Bull Run?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the First Battle of Bull Run. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the events and impact of the conflict.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions focus on the following:

  • Confederate reaction to the First Battle of Bull Run
  • Why Lincoln sent troops to Baltimore
  • Goal of the attack at Bull Run
  • Southern general who reinforced the Confederates

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the First Battle of Bull Run
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to view an image and identify what it depicts

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson The First Battle of Bull Run: Civil War Blood is Shed. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn why the First Battle of Bull Run was fought
  • Understand the Union's war strategy
  • Know important generals of the Civil War