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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. On whose eagerness for battle is Lee depending?
(a) McLaws and Hood
(b) Longstreet and Rodes
(c) Ewell and Early
(d) Stuart and Pickett
2. Of what had Lee been trying to warn Longstreet?
(a) His habit of speaking his mind will be his political downfall.
(b) He will be demoted if he does not show Lee proper support.
(c) He has no cause and he cannot just fight for the soldiers.
(d) His men will not follow him if he shows a shred of doubt.
3. Why does Fremantle say the English have not entered the war?
(a) They will not fight to support slavery.
(b) They are engaged in their own war with France.
(c) They don't have the resources.
(d) They believe the North will win in the end.
4. What concerns Armistead about this battle?
(a) He is too old to fight anymore.
(b) He may have to face his old friend, Hancock.
(c) He believes Lee was wrong to attack the middle.
(d) He may not survive to see his wife again.
5. What does Chamberlain think will happen if the South wins?
(a) The North and South will eventually reunify.
(b) America will become two countries.
(c) The South will become a British protectorate.
(d) The South will eventually overtake the North.
6. Where does Tom get the coffee that he brings to Chamberlain?
(a) From captured Rebel soldiers
(b) From Gen. Meade with his compliments
(c) From dead soldiers
(d) From the regiment's rations
7. What does Longstreet contemplate when he realizes the battle is lost?
(a) Committing suicide by walking toward the enemy.
(b) Changing sides and fighting for the North.
(c) Finding Lee and yelling at him.
(d) Going home and leaving the war behind.
8. What does Kilrain think is important in fighting this war?
9. Who do Hood's officers blame for their loss?
10. How does Pickett respond to his orders?
(a) Soberly and somberly
(b) With excitement, but some doubts
(c) With some hesitation
(d) With great enthusiasm
11. Why does Longstreet say Lee should put Hill in command instead of Longstreet?
(a) Longstreet has come down with the old soldier's disease.
(b) Hill earned the right with his victory the day before.
(c) The men are mostly Hill's.
(d) Hill is better at this kind of assault.
12. What had Sickles done that causes difficulty for the Union?
(a) Moves his troops down off the hill.
(b) Swings his men around the Confederate troops to the south.
(c) Removes his troops from battle.
(d) Engages in battle without permission.
13. Why won't Longstreet send support to Pickett when he asks for it?
(a) Pickett's division is doing better than anyone else's.
(b) There is no way to get the men to where Pickett is.
(c) If Pickett had obeyed orders, he would not need support.
(d) There is no support to send.
14. What strange action does Chamberlain take under gunfire?
(a) He runs to the rear.
(b) He sends Tom to the front line.
(c) He falls asleep.
(d) He charges on horseback, alone.
15. What does Marshall request of Longstreet?
(a) Talk Lee into a frontal attack.
(b) Ask Lee to court-martial Stuart.
(c) Talk Lee into an attack on the right.
(d) Speak to Lee on Stuart's behalf.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Fremantle think of democracy?
2. What does Col. Vincent tell Chamberlain he must do?
3. What does Chamberlain decide to do when his men run out of ammunition?
4. Which of these is NOT a reason Longstreet gives for why Meade will not attack?
5. In Chamberlain's mind, what takes away from the perfection of the fight?
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