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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What battle does John write about in Chapter 8?
(a) Fort Donelson.
(c) Stones River.
(d) Fort Henry.
2. Who does Shad plan to vote for in the next presidential election?
3. Why does the Lawrence boy come home from the war in Chapter 7?
(a) His commander heard about his father's death.
(b) His time is up.
(c) He has a message to deliver.
(d) He is wounded.
4. How many northern soldiers are killed at Chancellorsville?
5. What month was the Gettysburg Address delivered in?
6. What is the name of the first soldier in the area to return home from the war?
7. Who led the Union in Chicamauga Creek?
8. What does Jethro use to write proper letters?
(a) A grammar book his mother gave him.
(b) Shad's teachings.
(c) The Bible.
(d) The book Ross gave him.
9. Why is Guy Wortman arrested?
(a) One of his men turns him in.
(b) He is caught stealing.
(c) He is seen shooting at a family.
(d) His rifle is found in the Creighton's burned out barn.
10. Where is a known hide-out for deserters?
(a) Perpetrator Point.
(b) Point Protection.
(c) Point Prospect.
(d) Preservation Point.
11. What do Jenny and Jethro not like about the federal agents that come to the farm?
(a) Their mannerisms.
(b) Their disrespect to the president.
(c) Their language.
(d) Their smell of tobacco.
12. How does Shadrach describe Grant in Chapter 11?
(a) Older than his age.
(b) Ill at ease.
13. Why does Jethro get frustrated while the men are talking after the barn has been built?
(a) They think he is too young to join in the conversation.
(b) They think Jethro has a biased opinion.
(c) He feels they should be more respectful.
(d) He thinks there are more important things to discuss.
14. Who comes to visit Jethro at the end of the book?
(d) Ross Milton.
15. Who wins the battle of Gettysburg?
(a) They both think they won.
(b) The North.
(c) The South.
(d) Neither side.
Short Answer Questions
1. Under what political party does Lincoln run?
2. Where does Eb go after Lincoln gives the deserters amnesty?
3. Who led the Union Army in the battle of Gettysburg?
4. What is the platform of the man running against Lincoln for his second term?
5. What year was Jethro's barn destroyed?
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