Quiz Me! - People: Civil War/Reconstruction

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

1 / 10

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.

2 / 10

Philip Bazaar served his country in what branch of service?

3 / 10

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

4 / 10

William Carney,  once said, “Previous to the formation of colored troops, I had a strong inclination to prepare myself for the ministry; but when the country called for all persons, I could best serve my God by serving my country and my oppressed brothers.” He fought bravely, being shot four times during the Battle of -

5 / 10

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

6 / 10

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.

7 / 10

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

8 / 10

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 -

9 / 10

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

10 / 10

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

Your score is