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CIVIL WAR SECTION 2

Quiz by Jason Slaughter

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  • Q1
    a Confederate general who stood firm at the Battle of Bull Run
    Stonewall Jackson
    30s
  • Q2
    the first major battle of the Civil War
    Battle of Bull Run
    30s
  • Q3
    commander of the Union army
    George McClellan
    30s
  • Q4
    a Confederate ironclad warship
    Virginia
    30s
  • Q5
    a Union ironclad warship
    Monitor
    30s
  • Q6
    Civil War battle that left 23,000 casualties
    Battle of Antietam
    30s
  • Q7
    one of the Union's worst defeats
    Battle of Fredericksburg
    30s
  • Q8
    a Confederate victory during which Stonewall Jackson was killed
    Battle of Chancellorsville
    30s
  • Q9
    a Union general who won many battles
    Ulysses S. Grant
    30s
  • Q10
    one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War
    Battle of Shiloh
    30s
  • Q11
    (a) The North's plan was to use its navy to block southern ports; seize Richmond, the Confederate capital; and take control of the Mississippi River.
    (b) the South's plan to defeat the North.
    30s
  • Q12
    Both sides learned that their troops needed better training and that the war would be long and bloody.
    What did both sides learn from the Battle of Bull Run?
    30s
  • Q13
    The Confederate victory at Fredericksburg halted the Union in its strategy to capture Richmond.
    Why was the Confederate victory at Fredericksburg critical?
    30s
  • Q14
    The Union victories meant that both ends of the Mississippi River were under Union control.
    How did Union victories at New Orleans and Memphis affect the South?
    30s
  • Q15
    The South had only to defend itself. The North was invading and had to win the war offensively.
    "The South could win the war by not losing, but the North could win only by winning."
    30s

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