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Mark E. Neely, Jr.
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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. What is the name of the military strategy which orders the complete destruction of enemy property or resources?
(a) Maneuver warfare.
(b) Attrition warfare.
(c) Napoleonic policy.
(d) A scorched earth policy.

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

3. How do the Confederates plan on reacting to Grant's order in Chapter 4?
(a) Conscript Union citizens as Confederate soldiers.
(b) Arrest Union citizens to use in hostage exchanges.
(c) Hide in the woods and snipe Union soldiers as they pass.
(d) Burn all the farms and villages north of the border.

4. What does Samuel E. Perkins do in Chapter 4?
(a) Write an article about Joseph Griffin's case.
(b) Defend Joseph Griffin.
(c) Render a verdict on Joseph Griffin's case.
(d) Prosecute Joseph Griffin.

5. In Chapter 5, what do some of the men that Watson has arrested offer Charles Dana?
(a) A bribe to free them and return their files.
(b) A chance to learn the names of Confederate spies.
(c) Alcohol for Union troops.
(d) The location of Confederate forces.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which former President is nearly arrested in Chapter 1?

2. What does General Order No. 104 request that civilian and military authorities do?

3. What nickname is given to President Lincoln?

4. Why does William Seward feel it necessary to suspend the writ of habeas corpus?

5. Who is Edmund J. Ellis?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does General Grant respond to the guerrilla tactics of John Singleton Mosby?

2. What is the purpose of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton's General Order No. 104?

3. How do Union officials react to reports of torture from prisoners of war?

4. Describe the purpose of the Habeas Corpus Act.

5. Why is Edmund J. Ellis banished from Missouri?

6. Why does General John C. Frymont close the St. Louis "State Journal" and declare martial law?

7. What is the result of Brigadier General Thomas Ewing's General Order No. 11?

8. Why does Lincoln suspend the writ of habeas corpus of rail routes from Philadelphia to Washington in April of 1861?

9. Why do mobs from Baltimore burn bridges in 1861?

10. What controversy does General Paine create when he arrests 100 citizens?

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