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  1. What were the most significant design elements included in the construction of Fort Fisher? How did the location of Fort Fisher destine it to play a major role in the Civil War?

  2. What were the major events of the first battle of Fort Fisher? What were the reasons for the failure of the first Union assault?

  3. What differentiated the Union assault in the second battle of Fort Fisher from the assault in the first battle? How did the second assault succeed where the first assault failed?

  4. What were the most important outcomes of the fall of Fort Fisher in regards to the Confederate war effort? The Union war effort?