5_Leaders of the Civil War
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by Fara Faust
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Note from the author:
This lesson is to introduce students to the leaders of the Civil War. This lesson complies with Virginia Standards of Learning.
Virginia Standards of Learning
SS.5.6.2 Explain the difference in views toward secession in eastern and western Virginia. (VS7a)
* After Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States in 1860, some southern states seceded from the Union and formed the “Confederate States of America.”

SS.5.6.3 Identify the significant battles of the Civil War that took place in Virginia. (VS7b)
* General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson played a major role.
o Confederate General Robert E. Lee, Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia


Robert E. Lee
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Robert E. Lee was the commander of the Army of _________________________.
Southern MIssissippi
Northern Virginia
Northern States
Western Virginia
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Robert E. Lee was born and raised in New Hampshire.
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False
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Robert E. Lee was a trained military leader. He attended West Point school to learn how to be a solider and leader.
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After the war, Lee became __________________________.
a teacher
a prisoner of war
President of Washington College
the President of the United States
U.S. Grant
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Which of these positions did Ulysses S. Grant hold during his lifetime?
General of US Army
President of Harvard University
President of the United States of America
General of the Confederate Army
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Both Grant and Lee attended the same school for military training. What was the name of the military school?
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What was the name of the woman that U.S. Grant married?
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In what state did U.S. Grant live?
Jefferson Davis
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Jefferson Davis was the president of _____________________.
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Confederate States of America
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Before the the Civil War, what did Jefferson Davis do?
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When did Jefferson Davis become president of the Confederate States of America?
February 14, 1860
February 18, 1861
February 1, 1862
February 18, 1865
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What happened to Davis after the Civil War?
Frederick Douglass
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Frederick Douglass was born a slave.
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False
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What happened to Frederick Douglass in 1838?
He decided to go to college.
He escaped slavery and went to New York.
He got married.
He saw his mother for the last time.
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What is Mr. Douglass known for doing?
eatting a lot of hot dogs
running away to freedom
having 14 children
giving moving speeches about slavery and the Abolitionist movement.
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Why do we remember Frederick Douglass?
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
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Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln was a the _______ President of the United States.
1st
3rd
15th
16th
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Abraham Lincoln was the first President to be killed in office.
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False
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Why do we remember Abraham Lincoln?
The Gettysburg Address - One of the most famous speeches ever given.
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