Can You Name the US General From His Accomplishments?

By: Annette

Can You Name the US General From His Accomplishments?
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About This Quiz

An army is only as good as its general. What makes the US military stand above the rest is its leadership, and in this quiz, we're going to explore just that! We'll name the main accomplishment, you tell us the general.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
George Washington
George Washington is the most famous general in US history. He was the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and became one of the Founding Fathers.
Benedict Arnold
John Adams

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He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and became the 34th president.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II. He would go on to become our 34th president.

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He commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of World War II.
George S. Patton
George S. Patton is one of the most famous generals in US history. He commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of World War II. There's a movie about him!
Harold Humphries
Winston Churchill

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He worked closely with Lincoln to lead the Union Army.
Michael Patrick
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant worked closely with Lincoln during the Civil War. He would go on to become the 18th president of the US.
Robert Pulk

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He commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
Harold Sumpter
Robert E. Lee
Robert E. Lee was famous for commanding the Confederate Army in Northern Virginia. The American Civil War lasted from 1862 to 1865.
Sherman Peffield

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He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet.
Gregory Pine
Chester W. Nimitz
Chester W. Nimitz played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet. Nimitz died in 1966 at the age of 81.
Simon Smith

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He created the "scorched earth policies."
Herbert Hoover
John Shylock
William Tecumseh Sherman
William Tecumseh Sherman served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He is remembered for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies.

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He served as the commander of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) on the Western Front in World War I.
Constable Marx
John J. Pershing
John J. Pershing is most famous for serving as the commander of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) on the Western Front in World War I. He was known as "Black Jack."
William Oldman

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He was the Confederate commander after Robert E. Lee.
Richard Carlisle
Gregory Johnson
Stonewall Jackson
Stonewall Jackson is famous for serving as Confederate general after Robert E. Lee. His military career includes the Valley Campaign of 1862.

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He led all coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War.
Patrick Christianson
Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.
Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. is most famous for leading all coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War. Schwarzkopf died in 2012.
Rocky Everdeen

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He led the Rough Riders up San Juan Hill for a decisive victory.
Theodore Roosevelt
Not only did Teddy Roosevelt lead the Rough Riders up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American war, but he also would become president. Roosevelt was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Lyndon B. Johnson
John Stevens

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He led his troops to victory in the Battle of New Orleans.
Simon Folk
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson is most famous for being a general and a US president. He led his troops to victory in the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812.
Winston Huber

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He was the Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur was most famous for being a 5-star general, and the Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was also the Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s.
Clemence St. George
Patrick Sandringer

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He commanded the largest body of American soldiers ever to serve under a U.S. field commander.
Omar Bradley
Omar Bradley is famous for commanding the largest body of American soldiers ever to serve under a U.S. field commander. He was a field commander in North Africa and Europe during World War II.
Simon White
Hildegrand Scott

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He was made commander, South Pacific Area, in WWII.
Oliver Castle
Benjamin St. Paul
William Halsey Jr.
William Halsey Jr. is famous for being made commander, South Pacific Area, in WWII. He was an American fleet admiral in the US Navy.

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He was known as "Old Fuss and Feathers."
Anton Sheffield
Theodore Oswald
Winfield Scott
Winfield Scott was a US Army general who had an unsuccessful presidential run with the Whig Party. He was famously known as "Old Fuss and Feathers."

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He was sent by Washington to replace Gates in the South in the Civil War.
Terrance Hawthorne
Nathanael Greene
Nathanael Green was famously sent by Washington to replace Gates in the South. It was his mission to drive Cornwallis out of South Carolina.
Spencer Grimm

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He served as inspector general and Major General of the Continental Army.
Roger McCallister
Johannes Sergie
Friedrich Wilhelm van Steuben
Friedrich Wilhelm van Steuben was a Prussian-born military officer. He was commonly known as Baron von Steuben.

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He was Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.
Gerald Seymour
Henry H. Arnold
Henry H. Arnold was a Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. He held the grades of General of the Army and General of the Air Force.
Ulysses Paxton

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He is known for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with General-in-chief Ulysses S. Grant.
Miles Goldstein
Philip Sheridan
Philip Sheridan is known for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with General-in-chief Ulysses S. Grant. Sheridan died in the year 1888.
Harold Palmer

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He was a major general of the U.S. Army and our 12th president.
James Madison
Calvin Coolidge
Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor was famous for being a fine general and a president of the United States. He was a national hero in the Mexican-American war.

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He was famous for resurrecting the United Nations war effort during the Korean War.
Bev Climpton
Paul Rutherford
Matthew Ridgeway
Matthew Ridgeway was a United States army general. He was amous for resurrecting the United Nations war effort during the Korean War.

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The only man to be admiral of the Navy.
George Dewey
George Dewey was admiral of the Navy. There has been no one else in US history to have done that.
Carl Simonson
Michael Kent

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He is famous for his personal leadership at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.
Roger Cromwell
Winfield Scott Hancock
Winfield Scott Hancock is famous for his personal leadership at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. He was a Union general during the civil war.
Elliot Snow

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He is known for his systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
Curtis LeMay
Curtis LeMay is known for his systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific Theater of World War II. It was quite controversial at the time.
Victor Annabelle
Rory Steinway

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He is one of two servicemen to ever be awarded five Navy Crosses.
Chesty Puller
Chesty Puller is one of two servicemen to ever be awarded five Navy Crosses. He was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general.
Roger McClain
Maurice C. Collar

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He was the 65th United States Secretary of State.
Dick Cheney
Colin Powell
Colin Powell was the 65th United States Secretary of State under George W. Bush. He was also a retired four-star general in the army.
Timothy Donald

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A retired British soldier who served as an American general during the Revolutionary War.
Eric Somersby
Horatio Lloyd Gates
Horatio Lloyd Gates was a retired British soldier who served as an American general during the Revolutionary War. He is known for his victory at the Battle of Saratoga.
Red Mantilla

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He commanded military operations in the Vietnam War.
John Boxfield
Horatio Maldova
Creighton Abrams
Creighton Abrams is famous for commanding military operations during the Vietnam War. He also served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

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The principal subordinate to Robert E. Lee.
James Longstreet
James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals in the American Civil War. He was the principal subordinate to Robert E. Lee.
Ernst Longfellow
Peter Longton

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He commanded the 1st Marine Division to victory in its first ground offensive of World War II.
Yule Carrington
Alexander Vandergrift
Alexander Vandergrift is famous for commanding the 1st Marine Division to victory in its first ground offensive of World War II. That would be the Battle of Guadalcanal.
Eliot Plumb

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He was the youngest lieutenant general in US history.
Pat S. Constable
Mark W. Clark
Mark W. Clark was the youngest lieutenant general in US history. He served during the Korean War and WWII.
Marcus Sherrington

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He implemented the COIN strategy.
James N. Mattis
James N. Mattis is famous for implementing the COIN strategy. He last served as the 11th commander of United States Central Command.
Rutherford Kale
Wallace Garfunckle

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He was known for his service in the China Burma India Theater during WWII.
Joseph Stilwell
Joseph Stilwell is known for his service in the China Burma India Theater during WWII. He was also famous for his caustic personality.
Pete Galloway
Ulrich Reims

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He was the greatest traitor of ALL TIME.
Matthew Snow
Carl Lawson
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold was an American general during the Revolutionary War. He was also the most notorious turncoat in history.

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