WONDER #2632: What Was Sherman's March to the Sea?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Sherman’s March to the Sea was not as deadly as most other campaigns during the American Civil War.
  2. Many controversial strategies have been used by military leaders in battle.
  3. The American Civil War lasted four years.
  4. William Tecumseh Sherman was a general in the Union Army who led the March to the Sea during the American Civil War.

Question 2 of 3

A method of battle that goes beyond military combat and targets everyday people is called ___________.

  1. slash and burn
  2. no rules war
  3. total war
  4. civil war

Question 3 of 3

Which of these was NOT part of Sherman’s strategy during the March to the Sea?

  1. Rack up as many casualties as possible.
  2. Show people the power of the Union Army.
  3. Leave citizens and soldiers without food or supply lines.
  4. Show Confederate citizens that their government could not protect them.

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