Learning about the Civil War

This quiz contains questions related to the Civil War. Different types of multiple-choice questions are added to the quiz so that students can learn effectively about history.

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This caused widespread fear in the South about the future of slavery-

Election of Jefferson Davis


Election of Abraham Lincoln

Death of Stonewell Jackson

What did the North call its strategy to blockade the South's coastline and gain control of the Mississippi River?

Anaconda Plan

Rattlesnake Plan

Scorpion Plan

Blockade Plan

 What was the effect of the cotton gin on slavery in the South?

It reduced the need for slaves on plantations.

It made slavery more important to the South.

It helped improve the slaves' work conditions.

It had no significant effect on slaves or slavery.

What was a major advantage of the South during the Civil War?

heavy industrial development

a network of railway lines to transport supplies and troops

superior military leadership

an alliance with Britain and France

The North wanted to control the Mississippi River so that-

it could control the movement of trade and goods

it was a natural division to “split the South”

it was an easier invasion route to the South than by land

all of the above

Which battle was the turning point of the Civil War?

Battle of Antietam

The Battle of Vicksburg

Fort Sumter

The Battle of Gettysburg

What was the first battle on northern soil?


Bull Run


Shermans March

Who gave the Gettysburg Address speech?

John Adams

Ulysses S. Grant

Abraham Lincoln

Victoria Alexander

The place where Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to General Ulysses S. Grant.

Fort Sumter

Sherman's March to Sea

Appomattox Court House

Uncle Tom's Cabin

This person was the President of the Confederate States of America. 

Abraham Lincoln

Robert E. Lee

Jefferson Davis

John Brown

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Title: Learning about the Civil War
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