American Civil War: Facts, Causes & Effects


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Who was the President of the Confederate States of America?

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1. Which battle involved the first conflict between iron-clad warships?

2. The Southern states uniting against the Northern states is an example of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ensure your knowledge of the American Civil War with this interactive quiz and printable worksheet. This quiz will discuss battles of the war, the President of the Confederate states, and the two sides of the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Subjects of this quiz will include:

  • Facts about the Civil War
  • The President of the Confederate States of America (CSA)
  • Union of Southern states against Northern states
  • Battle involving first conflict between ironclad warships
  • First battle of the Civil War

Skills Practiced

You will have an opportunity to showcase your skills in:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the South uniting against the North and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about battles of the Civil War
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the president of the CSA

Additional Learning

View the lesson on this history subject, entitled American Civil War: Facts, Causes & Effects, for more information. Multiple goals will be covered in this lesson, such as:

  • Identify a number of key battles throughout the war
  • Know the time period and historical context of the war
  • Understand the causes of and events leading up to the Civil War
  • Explain the role of various important people in the war