For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10, We Know That We are Supported at Home.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Officers appropriated comfortable houses while enlisted men froze in tents in Nashville during November 1864. From what state was the private who complained in his letters?
(a) Georgia.
(b) Tennessee.
(c) Wisconsin.
(d) Virginia.

2. From which state was the major whose letter home during the summer of 1862 contained the line "slavery must be cleaned out," from which the title of the chapter was inspired?
(a) Ohio.
(b) Wisconsin.
(c) Tennessee.
(d) Massachusetts.

3. According to "Chapter 9: Slavery Must be Cleaned Out," what fraction of Union soldiers came from Democratic backgrounds?
(a) 1/5.
(b) 2/5.
(c) 3/5.
(d) 4/5.

4. McPherson tells of a sergeant in the 20th Indiana during the Mine Run campaign who'd left _____________ to enlist.
(a) Politics.
(b) Medical school.
(c) Farming.
(d) Fiancee.

5. In his discussion of his ancestor, Jesse Beecher, McPherson says that in 1862 Beecher enlisted with the 112th New York at what age?
(a) 43.
(b) 25.
(c) 37.
(d) 19.

Short Answer Questions

1. While attempting to define the "glorious institutions" that kept men fighting during the Civil War, a soldier from which state defined it as "the guaranty of the rights of property, liberty of action, freedom of thought, religion...that kind of government that shall assure life liberty & the pursuit of happiness"?

2. In the discussion of the Emancipation Proclamation, McPherson says that in his sample of Union soldiers, what percentage favored emancipation through the spring of 1863?

3. When a Pennsylvania cavalry corporal wrote his mother in 1863, he listed his obligations to duty. In what position did he place his obligation to his mother?

4. In 1863, a thirty-three year old private in the 2nd Ohio Cavalry wrote that his side must win, lest the march of Liberty be held back by all BUT WHICH of these?

5. During the discussion of leadership, a captain in the 1st North Carolina told his daughter ___________ that he would not be a tree dodger.

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