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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 does Lee's forces lack, forcing the Confederates into a defensive position?
2. Who evacuated Atlanta after attempting to stop Sherman's march to the sea three times?
3. What is the new technology in 1913 that Chamberlain experiences that is so different from the Civil War?
(a) An automobile.
(b) A computer.
(c) A train.
(d) A plane.
4. Who halts his troops while a Confederate officer rides his way under a white flag?
5. The push against Pickett near the intersection of three roads known as ________ starts out confused.
(a) Five Soldiers.
(b) Five Sisters.
(c) Five Forks.
(d) Five Brothers.
Short Answer Questions
1. What issue is emotional and political to Confederates regardless of why the Civil War is being waged?
2. Who takes Petersburg while the Federal soldiers take Richmond?
3. Who leads the Confederates in opposition to Sherman?
4. Who tells Grant that he would have been willing to allow slavery?
5. Who writes his memoirs at a house in the Blue Ridge Mountains?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do the peace negotiations between Lincoln and the Confederate officials go nowhere?
2. Why does Appomattox signify the end of the Civil War?
3. How does access to water offer an advantage to Grant over Lee?
4. What is the irony in Chamberlain's death at the time of World War I?
5. How does Grant succeed monetarily through his memoirs?
6. Why is Lee worried about shifting command to Beauregard?
7. How does Grant recognize Lee's hopeless situation after Lee's troops fail to burn the bridges?
8. 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?
9. Why does Lee fail to attend the surrender ceremony?
10. What is the oddity regarding soldiers who can view their own deaths in the war?
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