No American Has Aced This Civil War Era Quiz On Their First Try. Can You?

John H. Powell, U.S. History, civil war, American, the free state of jones, lincoln
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Are you a Civil War buff?

How well do you know the players, battles and political strategies behind the Civil War. Take this quiz to find out!

 Jun 01, 2020

1 of 20Pick your answer!

What battle caused the most casualties?
Shiloh
Antietam
Gettysburg

2 of 20Pick your answer!

What were the Monitor and the Merrimack?
Battles
Ironclad warships
Generals

3 of 20Pick your answer!

What was the first state to secede from the Union?
Alabama
Georgia
South Carolina

4 of 20Pick your answer!

What was the era after the Civil War called?
The Reconstruction
The Industrial Age
The Gilded Age

5 of 20Pick your answer!

Who was the President of the Confederate States of America?
Stonewall Jackson
Robert E. Lee
Jefferson Davis

6 of 20Pick your answer!

How many southern states were in the Confederacy?
17
9
11

7 of 20Pick your answer!

Which killed the most men during the Civil War?
Guns
Disease
Starvation

8 of 20Pick your answer!

Who won the 1860 presidential election?
Abraham Lincoln
John Breckinridge
Jefferson Davis

9 of 20Pick your answer!

Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired?
Gettysburg
Fort Sumter
Shiloh

10 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of these is not a movie about the Civil War?
Gone With The Wind
Cold Mountain
Saving Private Ryan

11 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of these famous nurses treated men on Civil War battlefields?
Mary Breckinridge
Clara Barton
Florence Nightengale

12 of 20Pick your answer!

What state experienced the most fighting during the Civil War?
Tennessee
Georgia
Virginia

13 of 20Pick your answer!

What was the nickname for the opportunistic Northerners who moved to the South during Reconstruction?
Carpetbaggers
Grifters
Swindlers

14 of 20Pick your answer!

What was the first major battle of the Civil War?
Shiloh
The Battle of Bull Run
Antietam

15 of 20Pick your answer!

The small group of Democrats in Congress who protested the war were known as what?
Copperheads
Whigs
Federalists

16 of 20Pick your answer!

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued what year?
1863
1867
1865

17 of 20Pick your answer!

Where was the treaty for the end of the war signed?
Fort Sumter
Appomattox Courthouse
McLean House

18 of 20Pick your answer!

Who did Robert E. Lee surrender to?
Ulysses S. Grant
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis

19 of 20Pick your answer!

Who killed Abraham Lincoln?
William Sherman
James Buchanan
John Wilkes Booth

20 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of these women helped slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Tubman
Harriet Ann Jacobs
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