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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many ways do Jackson and Lee split their army around Chancellorsville?
2. What role in the battle of Chancellorsville do Hancock's men play once Hooker is wounded?
3. Where are Lee's army located near Fredericksburg after the battle of Chancellorsville?
4. Who does Lee immediately tell the good news to when he learns his wife has given birth to a baby girl?
5. What do Jackson's men do after they hear of his death?
Short Essay Questions
1. What fills Lee and Longstreet with pride as they see the Union army begin its attack outside of Fredericksburg?
2. Why does Burnside's attempt at redemption after Fredericksburg fail?
3. What is Lee's plan, after Chancellorsville, for his troops?
4. What report does Howard unwisely choose to ignore as he waits outside Chancellorsville?
5. What happens at the scene of Jackson's death?
6. What wounds and treatment does Jackson receive during the battle at Chancellorsville?
7. What does Hancock see when he turns around to look at his men as he reaches the crest of the hill at Fredericksburg?
8. How does Lee plan to destroy what is left of the Union army outside of Chancellorsville once the major fighting is over?
9. What do Hancock and General Sumner think of General Burnside's plans for attack near Fredericksburg?
10. What happens to Hancock's unit during the attack at Fredericksburg?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss at least 3 challenges an author like Shaara faces when writing historical fiction. Make sure to use at least 3 examples from "Gods and Generals" to support your position.
Essay Topic 2
Identify what you think is the tone for "Gods and Generals" and discuss 3 literary devices that Shaara uses to create this tone.
Essay Topic 3
In a well-written essay, discuss what function John Brown's story serves in the novel.
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