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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What difficulty faces Longstreet?
(a) His men lose confidence in his leadership and refuse to fight.
(b) He cannot focus on the battle because he keeps thinking about his dead children.
(c) Not knowing the area well, he's forced to turn his troops around and lead a counter-march.
(d) His horse lames himself, and Longstreet has to find another one.
2. What does Chamberlain hope to get for his men very soon?
(a) New uniforms
(b) New horses
(c) Medals of Honor
3. What does Fremantle hope for after the war is over?
(a) A position in the Confederate government.
(b) The destruction of the Northern government.
(c) The South will rejoin England.
(d) An English victory over France.
4. What does Longstreet think he should do but cannot?
(a) Resign his position.
(b) Find a place to get some rest.
(c) Send scouts for additional ammunition.
(d) Lead the attack from the front line.
5. What does Chamberlain think about the ground they're holding?
(a) It is an OK position, but with a little power, the Rebels will overtake them.
(b) It is a very good position and they can hold it for quite a while.
(c) They would be better off finding another site altogether.
(d) One side of it is very weak.
6. What does Marshall request of Longstreet?
(a) Talk Lee into a frontal attack.
(b) Speak to Lee on Stuart's behalf.
(c) Talk Lee into an attack on the right.
(d) Ask Lee to court-martial Stuart.
7. What misconception, in Longstreet's opinion, does Fremantle have of Lee?
(a) He moves too quickly.
(b) He is as good a leader as any Englishman.
(c) He is brilliant at getting men to follow him.
(d) He is a devious tactician.
8. Which of these is NOT troubling Longstreet before this battle?
(a) He believes a defensive strategy is the best option.
(b) He breaks his vow to the U.S. military.
(c) He is fighting men he once commanded.
(d) He is concerned they will not get needed supplies from Virginia.
9. What news about Gen. Ewell does Venable bring to Lee?
(a) Ewell has been taken sick and can no longer serve.
(b) Ewell is not in command but is deferring to Early.
(c) Ewell has regained control and is gathering his men together.
(d) Ewell and Early have had a disagreement and there is talk of a duel.
10. What is the outcome of Lee's discussion with Longstreet?
(a) The attack will move to the right.
(b) They will attack both the left and the right simultaneously.
(c) The attack at the center will go ahead.
(d) The attack will move to the left.
11. Who do Hood's officers blame for their loss?
12. How does Lee generally handle a battle?
(a) He joins the troops in the field and fights at the front of the troops.
(b) He stays in contact with the officers and directs them several times a day.
(c) He retreats to headquarters and studies his Bible until the battle is over.
(d) He gives his officers orders then lets them do the fighting.
13. What is Longstreet struggling with throughout the chapter?
(a) Fighting a war that is about slavery.
(b) The loss of Stonewall Jackson.
(c) Losing faith in the abilities of his men.
(d) His disagreement with Lee and whether or not to just follow orders.
14. What does Longstreet contemplate when he realizes the battle is lost?
(a) Finding Lee and yelling at him.
(b) Changing sides and fighting for the North.
(c) Committing suicide by walking toward the enemy.
(d) Going home and leaving the war behind.
15. What does Chamberlain decide to do when his men run out of ammunition?
(a) Move his men to the right to join other troops.
(b) Ride to Col. Vincent to request more ammunition.
(c) Show a white flag and surrender.
(d) Fix bayonets and charge.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Longstreet say Lee should put Hill in command instead of Longstreet?
2. Why won't Longstreet send support to Pickett when he asks for it?
3. What is Armistead's fear at the end?
4. What does the Baptist minister say to Chamberlain about slavery?
5. Where is Chamberlain's regiment sent?
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