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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What state did Lincoln praise for abolishing slavery?
(a) Louisiana.
(b) Florida.
(c) Maryland.
(d) North Carolina.

2. Who was in command of the Union armies in April of 1864?
(a) General McClellan.
(b) General Hooker.
(c) General Sherman.
(d) General Grant.

3. What type of political opponent did Lincoln pursue during the war according to "Indispensable to the Public Safety"?
(a) Social opponents.
(b) Reform opponents.
(c) War opponents.
(d) Financial opponents.

4. What was the war about according to "Equal Privileges in the Race of Life"?
(a) Abolishing slavery.
(b) The prosperity of future generations.
(c) Lincoln's legacy.
(d) Teaching the south a lesson.

5. Who was "Constantly Denounced and Opposed" intended for?
(a) Isaac Arnold.
(b) Mark Stanberg.
(c) Robert Cramn.
(d) Otto beruk.

6. How did Lincoln react to the reception of the Emancipation Proclamation according to "Breath Alone Kills No Rebels" ?
(a) With a lot of enthusiasm.
(b) With anger.
(c) Without concern.
(d) With no enthusiasm.

7. What does Lincoln want in "I Expect to Maintain this Contest"?
(a) More support from government leaders.
(b) More troops.
(c) More supplies.
(d) More money.

8. What became the most contentious issue of the Reconstruction era according to "A Full Pardon"?
(a) The status of women.
(b) The legal status of the freed slaves.
(c) The reparation payments.
(d) Who would manage the money for reconstruction.

9. Why was Lincoln at his lowest when he wrote "The Will of God Prevails"?
(a) The Union was defeated at the Battle of Shiloh.
(b) The Union was defeated at the Battle of Antietam.
(c) The Union was defeated at the Battle of Wilderness.
(d) The Union was defeated again at Bull Run.

10. What was Lincoln's number one priority in the war according to "I Would Save the Union"?
(a) Saving the Union.
(b) Maintaining his legacy.
(c) Humiliating Jefferson Davis.
(d) Freeing the slaves.

11. What did the election of Republicans pave the way for according to "The New Reckoning"?
(a) Continuation of the war.
(b) The work of reconstruction.
(c) The passage of the the 13th amendment.
(d) The passage of the War Time Spending bill.

12. Why was the general Lincoln sent "But You Must Act" to defeated?
(a) He was lazy and did not have a plan.
(b) He gave Confederates a chance to take them prisoner.
(c) He gave Confederates forces time to re-deploy.
(d) He let Confederates cut off his supply line.

13. When did Lincoln suspend the right of Habeas Corpus according to "The Writ of Habeas Corpus is Suspended" ?
(a) Two days after the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
(b) Two weeks after the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
(c) Two days before the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
(d) Two weeks before the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

14. Who was "But You Must Act" intended for?
(a) General McCook.
(b) General McArthur.
(c) General McCall.
(d) General McClellan.

15. What was General Hooker appointed as at the time of "I Will Risk the Dictatorship"?
(a) Commander of the Union armies.
(b) Commander of the Massachusetts army.
(c) Commander of the Potomac army.
(d) Commander of the Virginia army.

Short Answer Questions

1. How was the Emancipation Proclamation written?

2. What did Lincoln call radicals in "The Jewel of Liberty"?

3. Who was "The Heaviest Blow Yet Dealt to the Rebellion" intended for?

4. Who did Lincoln send "Hold On With a Bull-dog Grip" to?

5. What policy did Lincoln ask congress to help with in "Gradual Emancipation is Better for All"?

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