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The Last Full Measure Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. The victory at Cold Harbor for the Confederates was the result of a ________________.



2. What is lacking in Meade's troops that Grant says he is used to but surprises Meade when they meet?



3. What carries ammunition but no food from Richmond?



4. The push against Pickett near the intersection of three roads known as ________ starts out confused.



5. Where does Lee move after the Civil War has ended?



Essay Topics

Lincoln tries always to maintain composure and integrity in every situation in "The Last Full Measure". Why are Lincoln's actions dignified? What effect did Lincoln's background have on his cultivating his personal dignity? What would be expected behavior from someone in Lincoln's position? Why would it be important for a gentleman like Lincoln to behave with dignity?

Shaara uses some important instances of foreshadowing in "The Last Full Measure". Explain what foreshadowing is and cite at least two examples making sure to explain what makes each an example of foreshadowing.

Explain the role of women in the rural South in the 1840s when the women in "The Last Full Measure" are living their lives. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do they have? What freedoms did they have that 21st century women do not have?

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