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Simon Bolivar Buckner: Quiz


Question 1: [8] In 1844 he graduated eleventh in his class of 25 and was commissioned a brevet ________ in the 2nd U.S. Infantry Regiment.
Second LieutenantLieutenant CommanderFirst LieutenantEnsign (rank)

Question 2: ________ approached Buckner's position at Knoxville.
J. Howard McGrathHenry B. AnthonyWilliam Sprague (politician)Ambrose Burnside

Question 3: ________'s Army of the Ohio, the main Union force in the state, was pressing toward Louisville.
William Tecumseh ShermanDon Carlos BuellUlysses S. GrantGeorge Henry Thomas

Question 4: In 1862, he accepted Ulysses S. Grant's demand for an "unconditional surrender" at the ________.
Eastern Theater of the American Civil WarBattle of ShilohBattle of Fort DonelsonWestern Theater of the American Civil War

Question 5: He participated in ________'s failed invasion of Kentucky and near the end of the war became chief of staff to Edmund Kirby Smith in the Trans-Mississippi Department.
James LongstreetChattanooga CampaignBraxton BraggUlysses S. Grant

Question 6: ________: Bluegrass Printing Company.
Louisville, KentuckyBoyle County, KentuckyLexington, KentuckyDanville, Kentucky

Question 7: Buckner joined the Aztec Club, and in April 1848 was a part of the successful expedition of Popocatépetl, a volcano southeast of ________.
S√£o PauloMoscowMexico CityRio de Janeiro

Question 8: At the 1896 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, the Democrats nominated ________ for president and adopted a platform calling for the free coinage of silver.
John C. CalhounMartin Van BurenWilliam Jennings BryanJames Buchanan

Question 9: His term was plagued by violent feuds in the eastern part of the state, including the ________ and the Rowan County War.
KentuckyAmerican Civil WarSimon Bolivar BucknerHatfield-McCoy feud

Question 10: Though this essentially ended the feud, the violence had been so bad that Buckner's adjutant general recommended that the ________ dissolve Rowan County, though this suggestion was not acted upon.
Kentucky SenateUnited States CongressUnited States SenateKentucky General Assembly


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