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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. The Civil War was about the states' right to _____ from the Union.
(a) Diminish.
(b) Join.
(c) Secede.
(d) Expand.

2. Whose troops does Lee send to attack Washington and thereby reduce Grant's force near Petersburg?
(a) Early.
(b) Beauregard.
(c) Sorrel.
(d) Meade.

3. What issue is emotional and political to Confederates regardless of why the Civil War is being waged?
(a) Slavery.
(b) Emancipation of women.
(c) Power struggles.
(d) The control of lands.

4. What tremendous advantage does the Union forces have over the Confederate ones in delivering supplies?
(a) Control of air strips.
(b) Control of the roads.
(c) Access to land routes.
(d) Access to water routes.

5. Grant rides out to Sheridan's position south of ___________, anticipating that Lee will try to go to Danville.
(a) Petersburg.
(b) Amelia.
(c) Charlotte.
(d) Richmond.

Short Answer Questions

1. What Fort does Lee have to take as part of the bold plan of turning the Union cannons on the Federal entrenched line?

2. Who is captured by Confederate troops but pulls off a ruse?

3. Who receives orders from Sheridan to move his forces forward from Saylor's Creek to Appomattox?

4. What is the surrender ceremony full of?

5. Who evacuated Atlanta after attempting to stop Sherman's march to the sea three times?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the technique employed to break into the Confederate line proposed by Pleasant?

2. How does Shaara powerfully convey the death of Hill, one of Lee's leaders through a third-person point of view of an unknown officier?

3. How does Grant succeed monetarily through his memoirs?

4. Why is Lee disappointed that Lincoln is reelected?

5. How do Confederate troops show their obedience to Gordon in the surrender ceremony?

6. Why do the peace negotiations between Lincoln and the Confederate officials go nowhere?

7. What does Chamberlain realize about the fight at Saylor's Creek?

8. Why does Lee fail to attend the surrender ceremony?

9. How does the battle at Fort Stedman begin initially by accident?

10. What is the oddity regarding soldiers who can view their own deaths in the war?

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