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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. Who are the Copperheads?
(a) Republicans who oppose the Civil War.
(b) Union spies working behind Confederate lines.
(c) Former Confederates who work for the Union.
(d) Northern Democrats who oppose the Civil War.
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 makes plans to reunite America.
(c) He decides to send troops into the South.
(d) He announces the Emancipation Proclamation.
3. Who is Henry W. Halleck?
(a) A St. Louis Justice and rival to General John C. Frymont.
(b) The editor and owner of the St. Louis "State Journal."
(c) A St. Louis attorney representing the rights of local citizens.
(d) General John C. Frymont's replacement.
4. What does Provost Marshal General Bernard G. Farrar declare in light of General Paine's arrests in Chapter 2?
(a) Property does not exist in the absence of law.
(b) Due process is a constitutional and moral right.
(c) Due process is a privilege, not a right.
(d) Non-military personnel are subject to military law during war.
5. What does General John C. Frymont do in Chapter 2?
(a) Shoot citizens in a St. Louis mob.
(b) Close the St. Louis "State Journal" and declare martial law.
(c) Arrest 143 rioters in the city of St. Louis.
(d) Close the New Orleans "State Journal" and declare martial law.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the War Department arrest telegraphers in four major cities in 1864?
2. Why does Clement L. Vallandigham's arrest cause widespread Democratic protests?
3. Why is Edmund J. Ellis banished from Missouri?
4. Why are judges still issuing writs of habeas corpus in Chapter 3?
5. Why is Dennis A. Mahony arrested in Chapter 3?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Lincoln's decision to suspend the writ of habeas corpus divide politicians in 1861?
2. How does General Grant respond to the guerrilla tactics of John Singleton Mosby?
3. Why does Lincoln suspend the writ of habeas corpus of rail routes from Philadelphia to Washington in April of 1861?
4. Why does Lincoln admire Andrew Jackson?
5. How does the War Department combat corruption during the Civil War?
6. Why is Edmund J. Ellis banished from Missouri?
7. Why must President Lincoln explain his decision to suspend the writ of habeas corpus to Congress?
8. What is the purpose of the Enrollment Act?
9. Why do mobs from Baltimore burn bridges in 1861?
10. What controversy arises between Peter H. Watson and a Union Senator in Chapter 5?
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