Effects & Events of the US Civil War from Various Perspectives


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Who was the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia?

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1. From the Northern perspective, why the was Civil War being fought?

2. At what location did Robert E. Lee surrender to U.S. Grant?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Thanks to this quiz/worksheet combo, you'll get to check your knowledge of the US Civil War from different perspectives. Some figures you will need to know for the quiz include Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goals of these tools are to check your familiarity with:

  • The year that Lincoln created his Emancipation Proclamation
  • Where Robert E. Lee surrendered to U.S. Grant
  • Commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia
  • Why the Civil War happened from the North's perspective

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most pivotal details form the history lesson about the Civil War
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the year that the Emancipation Proclamation was developed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify where Robert E. Lee surrendered to U.S. Grant

Additional Learning

Examine more about this war using the lesson, Effects & Events of the US Civil War from Various Perspectives. Thanks to this lesson, you can complete these tasks effectively:

  • Determine what the Emancipation Proclamation granted
  • Review the Civil War from the eyes of the Confederates
  • Examine how African Americans viewed this war
  • Learn who Ely S. Parker was