• 1. 
    Who was Robert E. Lee?

  • The leader of the Confederate Congress.
  • The president of the Confederacy.
  • The Governor of Virginia.
  • The lead general for the Confederate army of the South.
  • 2. 
    Why did General Lee surrender his army?

  • He was tired of fighting and wanted the North to win.
  • He knew he could get another army and come back to fight another day.
  • His soldiers were ready to rebel and go over to the North anyway.
  • Because he was surrounded by the Northern troops and he knew he would not win a fight.
  • 3. 
    What was the significance of Robert E. Lee`s surrender?

  • It meant that the South had won the Civil War.
  • It rallied the rest of the Confederate armies to fight harder, causing the war to go on for many more years.
  • It had no significance. It was just another battle in a long war.
  • It meant that the Civil War was pretty much over and that the North had won.
  • 4. 
    Where did Lee surrender to Ulysses S. Grant?

  • At the White House in Washington, D. C.
  • Near the city of Gettysburg.
  • At the Appomattox Court House in Virginia.
  • At Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
  • 5. 
    True or False: President Abraham Lincoln wanted the Confederate soldiers to be severely punished for fighting for the South.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    What year was it that Andrew Johnson signed a document saying that the Civil War was official over?

  • 1780
  • 1776
  • 1860
  • 1866
  • 7. 
    What happened to the rest of the Confederate armies after Lee`s army surrendered?

  • Most of the Confederate armies surrendered to Union armies within the coming month.
  • All of the above.
  • General Stand Watie was the last Confederate General in the field to surrender to the Union on May 5, 1865.
  • General Joseph Johnston surrendered his army to General Sherman later that month.
  • 8. 
    What happened to Confederate President Jefferson Davis after the end of the Civil War?

  • He was tried and executed for treason.
  • He was killed in a final battle just outside of his Mississippi home.
  • He retired to his plantation in the South and was treated like a hero.
  • He tried to escape, but was captured and sent to prison for two years.
  • 9. 
    Who did General Robert E. Lee surrender to?

  • President Andrew Johnson
  • General William Sherman
  • President Abraham Lincoln
  • General Ulysses S. Grant
  • 10. 
    What were the conditions under which the North accepted General Lee`s surrender?

  • The Confederate soldiers were sent to prison for one year, but their families and homes were spared.
  • The Confederate soldiers were allowed to return home. They were given food and could keep their horse or mule, but had to turn in their weapons.
  • The Confederate soldiers had to give up all their possessions including any farms or houses they owned.
  • The Confederate soldiers were sent to prison camps and punished severely.
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