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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 does Grant send to gain control of the Shenandoah Valley and prevent Lee from moving north?
2. What is the Confederate capital under seige?
3. What carries ammunition but no food from Richmond?
(a) The train.
(b) The truck.
(c) The tank.
(d) The boat.
4. Who will lead his division of Black soldiers into the breach made by blowing a hole in the Confederate defense?
5. What is lacking in Meade's troops that Grant says he is used to but surprises Meade when they meet?
(a) Hard work.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who has taken and holds control of the Shenandoah Valley, allowing Lee's army to move westward into the Valley?
2. What does Lee's forces lack, forcing the Confederates into a defensive position?
3. Who receives orders from Sheridan to move his forces forward from Saylor's Creek to Appomattox?
4. The push against Pickett near the intersection of three roads known as ________ starts out confused.
5. Whose army is starving and expects a shipment of rations for his men to arrive?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Lee fear about central leadership proposed in a message from Richmond?
2. What is the oddity regarding soldiers who can view their own deaths in the war?
3. Why do the peace negotiations between Lincoln and the Confederate officials go nowhere?
4. Why is Lee disappointed that Lincoln is reelected?
5. How does the battle at Fort Stedman begin initially by accident?
6. How does Lincoln's nomination affect the Federal soldiers and their confidence in victory?
7. How does Grant succeed monetarily through his memoirs?
8. How does access to water offer an advantage to Grant over Lee?
9. Why does Lee believe that the statue of George Washington will remain intact during the war?
10. How do Confederate troops show their obedience to Gordon in the surrender ceremony?
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