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Ulysses S. Grant (Grade 8)

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Ulysses S. Grant

1. 
Grant's real first name Hiram.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Grant attended which military academy?



3. 
Future generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee fought togehter in the Battle of Chapultepec.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
Prior the the Civil War Grant worked as a leather tanner, farmer, and bill collector.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
Grant gained recognition and the nickname "Unconditional Surrender Grant" after the capture of which fort?
  1. Henry
  2. Donelson
  3. Vicksburg
  4. Appomattox
6. 
What was the significance of the victory at Vicksburg?



7. 
In 1864, Lincoln gave which general command over all of the Union armies?
  1. William Tecumseh Sherman
  2. George McClellan
  3. Ulysses S. Grant
  4. Robert E. Lee
8. 
What was the name of Grant's strategy to reach Richmond and destroy Lee's army?
  1. March to the Sea
  2. Anaconda Plan
  3. Overland Campaign
  4. Peninsular Campaign
9. 
Where did Lee surrender to Grant?
  1. Shiloh
  2. Gettysburg
  3. Petersburg
  4. Appomattox Court House
10. 
The rift between Grant and Andrew Johnson was due Congress' reinstatement of who as Secretary of War?
  1. William Tecumseh Sherman
  2. Philip Sherridan
  3. Salmon P. Chase
  4. Edwin Stanton
11. 
In what year was Grant elected President?
  1. 1866
  2. 1868
  3. 1872
  4. 1876
12. 
Grant worked to get the                 Amendment, which gave the right to vote to all citizens regardless of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude," ratified.
  1. 13th
  2. 15th
  3. 17th
  4. 18th
13. 
The process of bringing the southern states back into the Union and extending rights to African-Americans was known as                                   .
14. 
The number of Indian Wars increased during Grant's presidency.
  1. True
  2. False
15. 
In 1872,                  became the first National Park when Grant signed "The Act of Dedication."
  1. The Grand Canyon
  2. Yellowstone
  3. Yosemite
  4. Everglades
16. 
Grant's administration was slow to respond to the Panic of 1873.
  1. True
  2. False
17. 
Grants most famous scandal, the                  , involved treasurer agents being bribed by distillers to not collect taxes.
  1. Whiskey Rebellion
  2. Sanborn Incident
  3. Credit Moblier
  4. Whiskey Ring
18. 
At least five of Grant's political appointees used their positions to trade favors for bribes.
  1. True
  2. False

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