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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why are the people frustrated with the Union Army in Chapter 7?
(a) Their lack of aggression.
(b) Their poor treatment of the soldiers.
(c) Their lack of supplies.
(d) Their poor organization.
2. Why is Hig Phillips murdered?
(a) He helped a Union deserter.
(b) He deserted.
(c) His son joined the Confederate Army.
(d) He dodged the draft.
3. Under what political party does Lincoln run?
4. Who wins the battle of Gettysburg?
(a) They both think they won.
(b) The South.
(c) The North.
(d) Neither side.
5. Which amendment is created during Chapter 12?
6. Who sends some good logs over to help build the Creighton's barn?
(a) Guy Wortman.
(b) Ross Milton.
(c) Dave Burdow.
(d) Dan Lawrence.
7. How many men show up to help re-build the Creighton's barn?
8. What battle does John write about in Chapter 8?
(a) Fort Henry.
(b) Stones River.
(c) Fort Donelson.
9. What year was Jethro's barn destroyed?
10. Where are the strange noises in the woods coming from while Jethro is working in the field?
(a) A federal agent.
(b) A deserter.
(d) A wounded animal.
11. Where does Jethro go when he hears the war has ended?
(a) To Ross Milton's house.
(b) To the train station.
(c) To John's house.
(d) Into town.
12. Who takes on the care of the farm at the end of the book?
(b) Eb and John.
(d) Jenny and Shadrach.
13. What does Jethro use to help him understand what is happening during the war?
(a) A geography book.
(b) Shad's map.
(c) Bill's letters.
(d) Newspaper articles.
14. What becomes a very common thing for soldiers to do after the first year of war?
15. What battle was Shadrach wounded in?
Short Answer Questions
1. Where are the Creighton births and deaths recorded?
2. What is the name of the first soldier in the area to return home from the war?
3. Where does Jethro decide to live at the end of the book?
4. What month does the battle at Chancellorsville take place?
5. Where is Shadrach when Jenny comes to be with him?
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