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On April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee surrender to the Union where?

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1. On April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee surrender to the Union where?
   Potomac River
   Appomattox Court House
   White House
   Fredericksburg
   Vicksburg
2. What was the first battle of the Civil War?
   Bull Run
   Manassas
   Fort Sumter
   Fort Donelson
   Ball's Bluff
3. What was the single bloodiest day during the Civil War?
   Antietam
   Gettysburg
   Vicksburg
   Fort Donelson
   Chickamauga
4. What illegal activity became a "profession" during the Civil War?
   Bail Skipping
   Headshots
   Deserting
   Double Entendre
   Bounty Jumping
5. In 1862, the U.S. Congress authorized the first what?
   War Bonds
   Paper Currency
   Newspaper
   Photographs
   Novel
6. What was not celebrated in Vicksburg until 1944?
   Christmas
   New Year's
   Labor Day
   4th of July
   Memorial Day
7. Hiram Revels of Mississippi became the first African American elected to the U.S. Senate in 1870. Whose seat did he fill?
   Jefferson Davis
   James Madison
   Robert E. Lee
   Zachary Taylor
   Andrew Johnson
8. In two days, during what battle, did more Americans fall than in all previous American wars?
   Antietam
   Gettysburg
   Cold Harbor
   Bull Run
   Shiloh
9. Who assassinated President Lincoln?
   Raymond Lee Harvey
   John Wilkes Booth
   Sara Jane Moore
   Lynette Fromme
   Leon Czolgosz
10. African Americans constituted what percentage of the Union army despite making up less than 1 percent of the northern population?
   Five
   Ten
   Fifteen
   Twenty
   Twenty-five