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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Under what political party does Lincoln run?
2. Where is a known hide-out for deserters?
(a) Preservation Point.
(b) Point Protection.
(c) Perpetrator Point.
(d) Point Prospect.
3. What does the President decide to do about the deserters?
(a) Let them return to their posts.
(b) Give them amnesty.
(c) Take their pay away.
(d) Allow them to go free.
4. Why has Jethro stopped concentrating on his lessons in Chapter 12?
(a) He is too busy with the farm work.
(b) Shadrach is gone.
(c) His father asked him to stop.
(d) He has read all of the books he has.
5. Who comes to visit Jethro at the end of the book?
(c) Ross Milton.
6. How does the family react when Jethro receives a letter back?
(a) They are shocked.
(b) They are happy.
(c) They are confused.
(d) They are angry.
7. What battle does Shadrach write about in Chapter 8?
(a) Pea Ridge.
(b) New Madrid.
8. What do the men all talk about after the barn has been built?
(a) The president.
(b) The weather.
(c) The war.
(d) Guy Wortman.
9. Who led the Union Army in the battle of Gettysburg?
10. Why is Guy Wortman arrested?
(a) His rifle is found in the Creighton's burned out barn.
(b) One of his men turns him in.
(c) He is seen shooting at a family.
(d) He is caught stealing.
11. Who is Shadrach serving under in Chapter 8?
(a) General Grant.
(b) General Harvey.
(c) General Hacket.
(d) General McCLellan.
12. What battle does John write about in Chapter 8?
(a) Fort Henry.
(b) Fort Donelson.
(d) Stones River.
13. Who tells Jethro about Lincoln's assassination?
14. Where does Eb go after Lincoln gives the deserters amnesty?
(a) To prison.
(b) Back to his duty.
(c) To work on the farm.
(d) To find Shadrach.
15. Which amendment is created during Chapter 12?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jethro carry while working in the fields after the federal agents come to the farm?
2. Who notices that Jethro is bothered by something after Jethro finds Eb?
3. Where is Shadrach when Jenny comes to be with him?
4. Why do federal agents come to the Creighton's house?
5. What month was the Gettysburg Address delivered in?
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