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Question 2: Seventy thousand tons of granite were imported from ________ to build up a sand bar in the entrance to Charleston harbor, which the site dominates.
Northeastern United StatesNew EnglandSouthern United StatesMidwestern United States

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Question 4:
When was Fort Sumter established?
1940
1916
1952
1948-04-28

Question 5: On April 11, Beauregard sent three aides, Colonel ________, Captain Stephen D. Lee, and Lieutenant A.
Robert Woodward BarnwellWade Hampton IIIMatthew ButlerJames Chesnut, Jr.

Question 6: Fort Sumter is a Third System masonry coastal fortification located in Charleston harbor, ________.
Georgia (U.S. state)New JerseySouth CarolinaNorth Carolina

Question 7: ________ Thomas H. Stevens, commanding the monitor Patapsco, was placed in charge of the assault.
Military rankSergeantLieutenantCommander

Question 8: The start of the ________ prompted renewed interest in its military use and reconstruction commenced on the facilities that had further eroded over time.
Banana WarsBoxer RebellionSpanish–American WarPhilippine–American War

Question 9: Fort Sumter became a ________ in 1948.
United StatesPapahānaumokuākea Marine National MonumentNational Park ServiceNational Monument (United States)

Question 10: Until ________, the fort was unused except as a tourist destination; two 90 mm antiaircraft guns were then installed.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese War







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