"Gone With the Wind" quiz: How well do you know America's favorite novel?

Seventy-five years ago this month an unknown young journalist from Atlanta published her first book, a love story set in the South during the US Civil War. Today, "Gone With the Wind" is one of the most widely read novels in the world. How well do you know this classic American tale of romance and war?

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1. What historic event occurred just two days before the opening scene of "Gone With the Wind"?

Confederate forces bombarded South Carolina's Fort Sumter

Confederate forces bombarded South Carolina's Fort Sumter

Confederate forces bombarded South Carolina's Fort Sumter

Confederate forces bombarded South Carolina's Fort Sumter

What historic event occurred just two days before the opening scene of "Gone With the Wind"?

War was declared.

 

Confederate forces bombarded South Carolina's Fort Sumter

 

Lincoln was assassinated.

 

Six Southern States seceded from the Union.

 
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