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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Hannibal's troops find in Cannae that helped them?
2. What was even more difficult to do than going up icy slopes?
3. How many times did Hannibal marry?
4. What hindered Hannibal's army in previous battles against the Romans?
5. How did Hannibal differ from other Carthaginians according to "Hannibal's Way"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What changed for the ghosts of Cannae?
2. What was the trip like as Hannibal put together his armada?
3. What did Hannibal try to start with Fabius?
4. What happened when Hannibal eluded Publius Scipio?
5. Who was Hannibal met by when they crossed the Alps and what happened?
6. What did the Romans turn to?
7. What would the Carthaginian soldiers do?
8. Who set up a trap for Hannibal and his men?
9. What happened to Hannibal's armada in mid-September?
10. What happened in Rome after the battle in Cannae?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Hannibal's background and leadership and compare his strategies to that of Alexander the Great.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Hannibal's use of spies and conclusions made by historians.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the author's comparison between Hannibal and Hitler and Carthage to Britain.
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