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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. As Grant made the journey, he encountered a Union loyalist, Mr. ___________, who said there were Confederates in the area and that a neighbor, a Southern sympathizer, was certain to report Grant's presence.
(a) De Long.
(b) De Vane.
(c) De Rosa.
(d) De Loche.
2. The military moved to Vera Cruz where the Americans beat at the city's walls until General ____________, the commander of the city, surrendered and General Scott's forces moved into the city.
3. Grant's situation changed yet again and he assumed the role of district commander in ______ Tennessee.
4. In Chapter 34, the Union troops captured Port ____________. Grant was accompanied by his thirteen-year-old son.
5. In Chapter 18, Grant left Galena as commander of the _______ Regiment.
6. Grant talked about the Indians, saying that the trades between Indians and whites had originally been done in ___________, but business had moved to silver half-dollars.
7. In Chapter 32, Grant described the pressure of public opinion and said that no matter what criticism occurred, who stood behind him, providing support?
(a) President Robert E. Lee.
(b) George W. Bush.
(c) Stonewall Jackson.
(d) President Lincoln.
8. In Chapter 21, Grant described the assault and capture of ____________.
(a) Fort David.
(b) Fort Stewart.
(c) Fort Henry.
(d) Fort Scott.
9. Mexico would gain Texas but give up all rights to what?
(a) California and Utah.
(b) Washington, Oregon, and California.
(c) California and New Mexico.
10. Grant's father, Jesse R. Grant, was the ________ son of his family.
11. Grant reported in September at the ________________ Barracks in St. Louis.
12. In Chapter 30, Grant described the battle at Vicksburg and Sherman's advance along the ___________ River.
13. The military regiment left Corpus Christi and Grant was promoted to ______________.
(a) Second Lieutenant.
(b) First Lieutenant.
(c) Lieutenant Colonel.
(d) Lieutenant General.
14. The assault on the town that is the answer to #82 resulted in ______________ losses.
15. Rosecrans wanted to pursue farther than Jonesboro but Grant, believing what, ordered him back?
(a) The troops were too weak to travel that far.
(b) Confederate forces waiting in a good position would wipe out Rosecrans.
(c) Rosecrans was mentally ill.
(d) Grant should be the one to lead the men to Jonesburo.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who taunted Grant?
2. In Chapter 26, the Union troops advanced on _____________, Mississippi, and soon reported that the city had been captured.
3. In Chapter 25, Grant said Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston was wounded at Shiloh and, refusing to give up his command because _________________, remained on his horse until he was so weak from loss of blood that he died.
4. Grant was sent to Ironton, Missouri, and eventually on to Jefferson City. While there, he met who for the first time?
5. Ulysses S. Grant's mother was ______________ and her family was from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and he knew little about her parentage.
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