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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. In Chapter 29, troops supporting Grant at Corinth were moved out and Grant said it put him in the unenviable position of being what?
(b) On the defensive.
(c) On the offensive.
2. In Chapter 21, Grant described the assault and capture of ____________.
(a) Fort Stewart.
(b) Fort David.
(c) Fort Scott.
(d) Fort Henry.
3. What does Grant say about a fight at Molino del Rey?
(a) That battle was useless.
(b) That battle could not have been avoided.
(c) That battle could have been avoided completely.
(d) That battle was worth the many losses.
4. The fighting continued and Grant described in detail the movements of the men and the ________-hour battle at Champion's Hill.
5. 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) George W. Bush.
(b) President Robert E. Lee.
(c) President Lincoln.
(d) Stonewall Jackson.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. In Chapter 31, Grant's headquarters were moved to ___________ Springs.
3. He described breaking ________ for working with the military.
4. In Chapter 22, Grant planned to attack Fort Donelson but was hampered by what?
5. 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.
Short Essay Questions
1. Former slaves join up with the army. What were Grant's orders? What does this reveal about him?
2. How did Grant feel about attending West Point? Why might he have felt this way?
3. 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?
4. Grant attended a bull fight. How did he feel about this? Why might he have felt this way?
5. Describe Ulysses S. Grant's parents.
6. Sherman wrote to Grant's superior, seeking to force Grant to heed the advice of other commanders. What does this reveal about Grant?
7. Grant describes the pressure of public opinion. How is public opinion even more important in military operations today?
8. When Lincoln called for volunteers at the start of the Civil War, Grant joined. Why?
9. Grant set up a supply depot at Perkins' plantation and described a sense of relief. Why was there a sense of relief?
10. How did Grant feel about being involved in the Mexican War? Why might he have felt this way?
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