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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Chamberlain comes from the state of _________.
(a) Maine
(b) Massachusetts
(c) Vermont
(d) Connecticut

2. What part of his body troubles Lee?
(a) His lungs
(b) His heart
(c) His stomach
(d) His throat

3. After Chamberlain talks to them, how many of the mutineers still refuse to fight?
(a) 10
(b) 120
(c) 6
(d) 114

4. What memory suddenly strikes Longstreet?
(a) The death of his father
(b) His wedding day
(c) The death of his children
(d) His first battle in Indian territory

5. Which of these is the prevailing opinion held by others about General Meade?
(a) He is the best general either side had ever seen.
(b) He will not be any help.
(c) He is the only hope for the Union army.
(d) He knows a great deal about the tactics of Robert E. Lee.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Reynolds bringing with him?

2. Where does Longstreet think Lee and his army should be instead of Chambersburg?

3. How does Lee calm his worries?

4. Buford looks for ___________.

5. What is causing the Old Soldier's illness?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the relationship between Lee and Longstreet in "Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 1, The Spy."

2. In "Thursday, July 2, 1863, The Second Day, Chapter 2, Chamberlain," what does Kilrain think the war is about?

3. In "Friday, July 3,1863, Chapter 5, Longstreet," why does Longstreet think he can no longer lead? How does Lee respond?

4. In "Friday, July 3, 1863, Chapter 1, Chamberlain," what does Tom say about the bayonets?

5. What does the arrival of John Reynolds in "Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 2, Buford" signify for Buford?

6. Earlier, in "The First Day, Chapter 4, Chamberlain," Chamberlain remembers Ames saying that to lead men, "You must care for your men's welfare. You must show physical courage." Do you think Chamberlain exemplifies these qualities? Explain, including reference to "Thursday, July 2, 1863, The Second Day, Chapter 4, Chamberlain,".

7. In "Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 7, Buford," provides information on the dispute at Union headquarters. What is the nature of the controversy?

8. In "Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 3, Buford," how does the setting foreshadow the upcoming battle?

9. In "Friday, July 3, Chapter 4, Armistead," why does Garnett decide to go against orders and ride his horse into battle?

10. Why have the 120 men from the Second Maine mutinied?

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