• 1. 
    Jefferson Davis was born in Kentucky, but he grew up on a small farm in what state?

  • Georgia
  • Virginia
  • Alabama
  • Mississippi
  • 2. 
    Which of the following colleges did Jefferson Davis attend?

  • Yale
  • West Point
  • William and Mary
  • Harvard
  • 3. 
    Davis married the daughter of what future United States president?

  • Milliard Fillmore
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Zachary Taylor
  • James Polk
  • 4. 
    What position did Jefferson Davis have in the United States government?

  • All of the above
  • Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Senator
  • U.S. Secretary of War
  • 5. 
    Jefferson Davis resigned his seat in congress to become an officer in the army during what war?

  • Mexican-American War
  • American Revolution
  • War of 1812
  • French and Indian War
  • 6. 
    Jefferson Davis was president of what country during the American Civil War?

  • Canada
  • United States of America
  • Mexico
  • Confederate States of America
  • 7. 
    True or False: Jefferson Davis argued against the secession of the South.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    How was Jefferson Davis punished at the end of the Civil War?

  • He was shot by a firing squad
  • He was put into prison for life
  • He was hung as a traitor to his country
  • He was put into jail for two years
  • 9. 
    Which of the following did Jefferson Davis do after the Civil War?

  • Ran for President of the United States
  • All of the above
  • Served for another three terms as Senator
  • Wrote a book and ran an insurance company
  • 10. 
    True or False: Jefferson Davis was born in a log cabin around the same time and not far from where Abraham Lincoln was born.

  • TRUE
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