• 1. 
    Why is the Battle of Fort Sumter significant?

  • It was the largest battle of the Civil War where nearly 50,000 soldiers died.
  • It was the final battle of the Civil War and caused the Confederate Army to surrender.
  • It was the first battle of the Civil War.
  • It was the turning point for the North in the Civil War.
  • 2. 
    Where is Fort Sumter located?

  • On an island in Charleston Harbor.
  • On top of Sumter Mountain.
  • Off the coast of North Carolina near Wilmington.
  • In downtown Charleston, South Carolina.
  • 3. 
    Who was the lead commander for the North in the battle?

  • Captain George Sumter
  • Major Robert Anderson
  • General William Charleston
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • 4. 
    How many soldiers died during the battle?

  • None
  • Nearly 50,000
  • 1,000
  • 2 million
  • 5. 
    After the battle, President Abraham Lincoln did the following:

  • Told his generals to surrender to the Confederate army.
  • He did nothing, because he didn`t think it was a big deal.
  • Called for a 90 day army of 75,000 men, because he was sure it would be a short war.
  • Drew up plans for a long and drawn out civil war.
  • 6. 
    Who led the southern forces during the battle?

  • Major Anderson
  • General Longstreet
  • Robert E. Lee
  • P. G. T. Beauregard
  • 7. 
    What was the outcome of the short battle?

  • The Confederate army retreated after being repelled several times.
  • Both sides made a truce and the North remained in control of the fort.
  • A northern supply ship made it through to the fort and the Northern forces held off until help could arrive.
  • The Northern forces surrendered after running out of supplies.
  • 8. 
    What year did the Civil War begin?

  • 1861
  • 1860
  • 1871
  • 1865
  • 9. 
    What message did the southern general send to the leader of Fort Sumter before he attacked?

  • It said he would attack the fort in one hour if they did not surrender.
  • It said to surrender or they would attack immediately.
  • It asked for a truce, but then the general attacked anyway.
  • It requested a meeting with the leaders of both sides to see if they could negotiate a peace treaty.
  • 10. 
    What actions did the state of Virginia take after the Battle of Fort Sumter?

  • None of the above.
  • The western regions of Virginia broke away from the state and sided with the North.
  • Virginia seceded and joined the southern Confederacy.
  • All of the above.
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