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Ch 9: American Civil War Battles in 1861

About This Chapter

The video lessons in this chapter give you an in-depth look at the Civil War battles of 1861. Take the quizzes included in each lesson to test your understanding of the battles and their significance.

American Civil War Battles in 1861 - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In 1861, the Battle of Fort Sumter marked the beginning of the Civil War. This chapter describes this battle as well as the subsequent battles that took place that year. Instructors teach through engaging video lessons and are available to answer your questions about these battles. The lesson quizzes help you test yourself and determine your progress. The information included in this chapter covers topics like:

  • What the first Confederate victory was and why it was significant
  • How the Battle of Ball's Bluff impacted politics during the Civil War
  • The Battle of Belmont and its importance to the war

Video Objective
The First Battle of Bull Run: Summary, Significance & Facts Illustrate how the First Battle of Bull Run began the Civil War
The Battle of Ball's Bluff: Summary & Political Ramifications Outline the actions that led to the Battle of Ball's Bluff and the results of the battle
The Battle of Belmont: Summary & Facts Evaluate the Battle of Belmont and understand why it was significant to the war

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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