Quiz Me! - People: Civil War/Reconstruction

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

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

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This ordained minister recruited African Americans to fight in the Civil War and served as a chaplain to their regiments.

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Why was Philip Bazaar awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor

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This legend escaped slavery in 1849 and is best known for leading slaves to freedom on a dangerous 650 mile journey from Maryland to Canada nineteen different times.

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The quote, “It is through the tongue, the pen, and the press, that truth is principally propagated…” is associated with -

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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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This famous quote “There was one of two things I had a right to - liberty or death. If I could not have one, I would have the other.” is associated with -

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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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When this Confederate General died, Robert E. Lee was quoted as saying, “I have lost my right arm.”.

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