Quiz Me! - People: Civil War/Reconstruction

Test your knowledge about people in the Civil War/Reconstruction era.

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A graduate of West Point Military Academy, this soldier fought in the U.S. Mexican War  and served as a General in the Confederate Army. He was admired by his soldiers for his years of service but for his bravery and valor. He died not on the battlefield but from wounds received at Chancellorsville and contracting pneumonia.

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Philip Bazaar served his country in what branch of service?

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Why was Philip Bazaar awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor

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This Civil War General later became President of the United States in 1868 but his presidency was plagued by corruption.

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This charismatic speaker was the first Democrat elected to the House of Representatives from Nebraska and later spoke at the 1896 Democratic National Convention. He later ran for president three times, all unsuccessfully.

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A strong supporter of slavery including support for the Fugitve Slave Act and restoring the slave trade this person nonetheless gave speeches against secession by the South until the election of Abraham Lincoln. These best describe

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This United States Senator was the first African American to serve in Congress.

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A member of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, this African American was the first to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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A graduate of West Point Military Academy, this soldier fought in the U.S. Mexican War  and served as General of the Union army during the Civil War. He later became the 18th President of the United States.

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A supporter of President Andrew Johnson’s Reconstruction plan, this civil war general spoke out against equal rights for former slaves.

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