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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. What does Jackson do before telling his troops to charge outside of Chancellorsville?
2. Where does Jackson take up headquarters after Fredericksburg?
3. What battle are the Confederate troops heading toward when "Gods and Generals" concludes?
4. How do Jackson and Lee react when they see the Union army stop in its tracks around Chancellorsville?
5. What major icon is Hancock hoping to storm during the battle of Fredericksburg?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the information A.P. Hill tells Jackson about the swampland at the battle of Fredericksburg significant?
2. How does Chamberlain spend the night after he attacks Fredericksburg?
3. What does Hancock see when he turns around to look at his men as he reaches the crest of the hill at Fredericksburg?
4. What wounds and treatment does Jackson receive during the battle at Chancellorsville?
5. What will the Union troops have to do in order to attack the Confederates near Fredericksburg?
6. What happens to Lee, physically, soon after the battle at Fredericksburg?
7. What does Hancock think of the Confederates' strategy during the battle of Chancellorsville?
8. What does Hooker do when he realizes he has surrounded Lee?
9. How does General Barksdale defend the town of Fredericksburg itself?
10. What happens to Hancock's unit during the attack at Fredericksburg?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze at least 3 literary techniques Shaara uses to make one character of your choosing from "Gods and Generals" very likable OR very unlikable to the reader.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss at least 3 literary devices that Shaara uses to help the reader better understand at least one character of your choosing. Use direct quotations and/or examples from the text to support your position.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze at least 3 different literary techniques Shaara uses to create tension in "Gods and Generals."
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