The Fate of Liberty Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Mark E. Neely, Jr.
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why is Nathaniel Bachelder arrested in Chapter 3?
(a) For bringing illegal goods across picket lines.
(b) For selling alcohol to Union troops.
(c) For warning recruits they will go to hell.
(d) For raising forces for the Confederacy.

2. What decision does Lincoln make on April 27, 1861?
(a) He suspends writ of habeas corpus on rail routes from Philadelphia to Washington.
(b) He decides to send troops into the South.
(c) He announces the Emancipation Proclamation.
(d) He makes plans to reunite America.

3. What do William Seward and George McClelland approve in Chapter 1?
(a) A list of Maryland lawmakers who may be arrested.
(b) A collection of international civil liberty laws.
(c) An attack plan for Missouri.
(d) A list of Confederate supporters.

4. Whom does Lincoln turn to for advice when Baltimore mobs burn railroad bridges?
(a) Edward Bates.
(b) Edwin M. Stanton.
(c) William H. Seward.
(d) Ulysses S. Grant.

5. What precedent is set in Joseph Griffin's case?
(a) The suspension of habeas corpus legalizes military arrest.
(b) Suspected sympathizers have no rights.
(c) The suspension of habeas corpus does not legalize wrongful arrest.
(d) Financial remuneration must be given to private citizens.

Short Answer Questions

1. When does Lincoln suspend the writ of habeas corpus in Missouri?

2. How do Union Generals treat civilians who sell alcohol to their soldiers?

3. Who is Samuel E. Perkins?

4. What does Provost Marshal General Bernard G. Farrar declare in light of General Paine's arrests in Chapter 2?

5. According to William Seward, which law is higher than the Constitution?

(see the answer key)

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