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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 is the Confederate capital under seige?
2. Who is the best officer that Lee has after Jackson dies?
3. What tremendous advantage does the Union forces have over the Confederate ones in delivering supplies?
(a) Control of the roads.
(b) Access to land routes.
(c) Access to water routes.
(d) Control of air strips.
4. What Fort does Lee have to take as part of the bold plan of turning the Union cannons on the Federal entrenched line?
5. Who does Lee admire as the irst President of the United States?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Lee's nephew?
2. Who iscovers that Grant has not retreated and is moving his army toward the North Anna River with the intent to cross and move farther south?
3. Who contradicts Sheridan's orders by telling Chamberlain to not go over the crest of a hill because he would expose his troops to fire?
4. Who reassures Grant that the war is still his call and that Washington politics will not interfere with his decisions?
5. Who comes up with a bold plan that must be carried out flawlessly for Lee?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Grant recognize Lee's hopeless situation after Lee's troops fail to burn the bridges?
2. When Chamberlain rides back to the battle, how does he fool Confederate soldiers through a ruse?
3. What is the irony in Chamberlain's death at the time of World War I?
4. How is Lee's desperation evident at Christmas?
5. 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?
6. How does access to water offer an advantage to Grant over Lee?
7. Why does Appomattox signify the end of the Civil War?
8. What does Lee fear about central leadership proposed in a message from Richmond?
9. How does Lee finally accept Grant's offer to discuss surrender?
10. What does Chamberlain realize about the fight at Saylor's Creek?
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