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

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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!

 Apr 10, 2018
1 of 20Pick your answer!
What battle caused the most casualties?
Antietam
Gettysburg
Shiloh
2 of 20Pick your answer!
What were the Monitor and the Merrimack?
Ironclad warships
Battles
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 Gilded Age
The Industrial 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?
9
17
11
7 of 20Pick your answer!
Which killed the most men during the Civil War?
Starvation
Guns
Disease
8 of 20Pick your answer!
Who won the 1860 presidential election?
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
John Breckinridge
9 of 20Pick your answer!
Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired?
Gettysburg
Shiloh
Fort Sumter
10 of 20Pick your answer!
Which of these is not a movie about the Civil War?
Saving Private Ryan
Gone With The Wind
Cold Mountain
11 of 20Pick your answer!
Which of these famous nurses treated men on Civil War battlefields?
Clara Barton
Mary Breckinridge
Florence Nightengale
12 of 20Pick your answer!
What state experienced the most fighting during the Civil War?
Tennessee
Virginia
Georgia
13 of 20Pick your answer!
What was the nickname for the opportunistic Northerners who moved to the South during Reconstruction?
Swindlers
Carpetbaggers
Grifters
14 of 20Pick your answer!
What was the first major battle of the Civil War?
Antietam
Shiloh
The Battle of Bull Run
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
1865
1867
17 of 20Pick your answer!
Where was the treaty for the end of the war signed?
Appomattox Courthouse
McLean House
Fort Sumter
18 of 20Pick your answer!
Who did Robert E. Lee surrender to?
Ulysses S. Grant
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
19 of 20Pick your answer!
Who killed Abraham Lincoln?
James Buchanan
John Wilkes Booth
William Sherman
20 of 20Pick your answer!
Which of these women helped slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Ann Jacobs
Harriet Tubman
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