The Fate of Liberty Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Mark E. Neely, Jr.
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who opposes refunding Jackson's fine and publishes a pamphlet about martial law threatening slavery?

2. To which military and political leader does James Bryce liken President Lincoln?

3. Who is the presidential nominee for the Democratic party in 1864?

4. Which state has the most military trials?

5. What is the significance of Ex parte Milligan?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the use of hostage taking and exchange during the Civil War. What is Lincoln's policy on the taking of civilian hostages? How is the seizure and exchange of civilian hostages justified by the Union Army? What standards are set up for the exchange of hostages?

Essay Topic 2

Why does Lincoln feel it necessary to suspend the writ of habeas corpus? What are the positive and negative affects of the writ's suspension? According to historians, how might the precedents set by the suspension of the writ affect the future of American warfare policy?

Essay Topic 3

What impact does Ex parte Milligan have on Lincoln's administration? What is the political significance of the case for all American civilians? How does the case affect reconstruction in the South?

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