Civil War Quiz


  1. On its first voyage, this Confederate ironclad ship destroyed two Union ships.

    Merrimack

    Monitor

    USS Constitution


  2. The Confederates won this battle in Virginia but lost General Stonewall Jackson

    Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Chancellorsville


  3. One of the Union strategies was to ______ Southern ports, cutting off the South's supply of manufactured goods from Europe

    embargo

    blockade

    import

    export


  4. Union forces launced the _________ after completing a surprise attack on Jackson, Mississippi.

    Battle of Vicksburg

    Battle of Gettysburg

    Pickett's Charge

    Gettysburg Address


  5. The Civil War ended on April 9, 1865 when Lee surrendered to Grant at

    Vicksburg

    Gettysburg

    Atlanta

    Appomattox Courthouse


  6. Which of the following was a successful strategy for winning the Civil War?

    The Confederacy prolonged fighting until the north got tired of the war.

    The Union took control of the Mississippi River

    The Confederacy continued to receive supplies from Europe.


  7. The North's one official goal at the start of the Civil War was

    to protect the northern way of life

    to drive slave states out of the Union

    to abolish slavery

    to keep the Union together


  8. Which of the following was the President of the Confederacy?

    Robert E. Lee

    Jefferson Davis

    Abraham Lincoln

    Ulysses S. Grant


  9. Why did Lincoln handle the slavery issue cautiously at the beginning of the Civil War?

    because he believed in slavery

    because most Union states were proslavery

    because he wanted the border states to remain with the Union


  10. What plan did Grant have for ending the war?

    Destroy anyrthing that might be useful to the enemy

    Offer generous terms to persuade the enemy to surrender

    surrender to stop the bloodshed


  11. Which adjective BEST describes Lincoln's goals for peace?

    vengeful

    weak

    unrealistic

    forgiving


  12. The third baseman for the 2020 Cincinnati Reds is

    Edwin Encarnacion

    Scott Rolen

    Aaron Boone

    Eugenio Suarez


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