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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. On May 16, 1864, Grant sent a letter to Halleck, outlining the poor roads that had become impassable due to what?
(a) A herd of sheep.
(b) Large potholes.
(c) An earthquake.
(d) Heavy rains.
2. The march began with a supply of _________ days' rations, a supply of ammunition and a herd of cattle being driven along with the army.
3. In Chapter 40, Grant arrived in __________ and was sent on to Louisville, where he met Secretary of War Stanton.
(b) Santa Fe.
4. What information did Grant give of the dead and wounded?
(a) Where these men were located.
(c) Descriptions of injuries.
(d) Causes of death or injury.
5. Grant joined up with General Meade and said their next goal would be to do what?
(a) Pursue Lee's retreat rather than get ahead of him.
(b) Organize a peace treaty.
(c) Get ahead of Lee rather than pursuing his retreat.
6. The Union tried to secure railroads in areas they controlled but the Confederates managed to do what anyway?
(a) Reroute trains.
(b) Destroy tracks.
(c) Take over the tracks.
(d) Hijack trains.
7. What was one reason why the South was in chaos?
(a) There were few women left for the men to marry.
(b) They had too many men and not enough jobs.
(c) They had lived for years with the absence of all the able-bodied men.
(d) They had won the war.
8. In what role did Grant meet Lincoln for the first time?
(a) He was Lieutenant General in command of the Union Army.
(b) He was Commander-in-Chief in command of the Union Army.
(c) He was Lieutenant Colonel in command of the Union Army.
(d) He was General in command of the Union Army.
9. In Chapter 41, Grant toured the area and the first order of business was to do what?
(a) Create a workable supply line.
(b) Create more comfortable living conditions for the soldiers.
(c) Find a place to camp.
(d) Recruit more volunteers.
10. Grant communicated with Lee after a particular stage of the battle, asking that there be a temporary truce. Why?
(a) To give the troops a break.
(b) To discuss a possible surrender.
(c) To remove the dead and wounded from the battlefield.
(d) To discuss peace.
11. Was the request granted?
(a) Yes, but not until many hours later.
(c) Yes, but not until several days later.
(d) Yes, right away.
12. Grant said this proved effective at providing cover though in the case of the Battle of the Wilderness, what happened when the wood caught on fire?
(a) The men died.
(b) The heat became so intense that it drove some men away.
(c) The men were severely burned.
(d) The men were trapped.
13. At Grant's request, _________________ was transferred to take over the command of the Army of Tennessee which was headquartered near Grant's location.
14. On December 15, Grant wrote Thomas again, this time congratulating him on his success and urging that he not do what?
(a) Give the Confederates time to rest and recover.
(b) Rest and recover.
(c) Stay near the Confederates.
(d) Continue fighting.
15. General Burnside found himself in distress for what?
Short Answer Questions
1. In the conclusion, Grant pointed out that __________ played a role in the Civil War and predicted that the issue might arise at some time in the future.
2. Grant and other officers were within full view - and rifle range - of the Confederates one day. Did the enemy shoot at them?
3. Grant ordered a commander named General _________ to begin rebuilding the railroad though they have only primitive tools and this general's abilities with which to work.
4. In Chapter 54, Grant said the troops traveling in _________________ were faced with a different kind of country than they'd typically encountered across the south. The roads were in better condition and there was hardly ever a person seen other than those armed with Confederate sympathies.
5. Grant wrote a lengthy letter outlining a new plan to move all the Union troops how?
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