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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. 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 Loche.
(c) De Rosa.
(d) De Vane.

2. In Chapter 35, Grant learned that McPherson's campaign was successful and Grant, who was with Sherman's men, pressed the advantage in order to capture who?
(a) Stuart.
(b) Beauregard.
(c) Stephens.
(d) Jackson.

3. The fighting continued and Grant described in detail the movements of the men and the ________-hour battle at Champion's Hill.
(a) Eight.
(b) Five.
(c) Four.
(d) Two.

4. In Chapter 23, Grant received another promotion, this time to _______________ of the volunteers. In this role, he ordered a march on Nashville. There was some wrangling over the command and Grant was briefly relieved of the command then returned to the position.
(a) General.
(b) Major.
(c) Colonel.
(d) Major-General.

5. Former slaves join up with the army and Grant's orders were to allow them to remain within the protection of the military, as long as the slaves do what?
(a) Find their own food.
(b) Fight.
(c) Arrive of their free will.
(d) Do not talk to the Union soldiers.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 21, Grant described the assault and capture of ____________.

2. On a Friday, Grant took a fall with his horse and was injured, though not as seriously as he might have been because of what?

3. Grant noted after the surrender of Vicksburg that the men taken prisoner did what regarding the Union Army?

4. The Confederates destroyed Union supplies intended for Grant's army and he sent troops out in widening circles to gather what?

5. In Chapter 20, Grant's troops came under fire for the first time at Belmont and he said they reacted how?

Short Essay Questions

1. When Lincoln called for volunteers at the start of the Civil War, Grant joined. Why?

2. How did Grant feel about attending West Point? Why might he have felt this way?

3. Grant received orders from General Halleck to change his position. Did Grant do this? Why or why not?

4. As Grant journeyed to Memphis, he encountered a Union loyalist who warned him of a neighbor who was a Southern sympathizer. What does this reveal about the difficulties involved in fighting a civil war?

5. In Chapter Twenty-Nine, troops supporting Grant at Corinth were moved out. How did this affect Grant? What might he have thought of this maneuver?

6. Prior to the Mexican War, Grant noted that the presence of U.S. soldiers was supposed to provoke an attack by the Mexicans but it did not. Why might they not have attacked?

7. How did Grant feel about his men? How might he have benefited from this?

8. Grant planned to attack Fort Donelson and predicted little opposition from the fort's commander. Why? What does this reveal about Grant?

9. Sherman wrote to Grant's superior, seeking to force Grant to heed the advice of other commanders. What does this reveal about Grant?

10. How does Grant contrast General Scott with General Taylor?

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