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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Lincoln congratulate in "You Were Right, and I Was Wrong"?
(a) General Grant.
(b) General Sherman.
(c) General Marshall.
(d) General McClellan.

2. What did Lincoln want African Americans to do after the war according to "The Ban is Still Upon You"?
(a) Go to Texas.
(b) Go west.
(c) Return to Africa.
(d) Colonize the Caribbean.

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

4. 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 again at Bull Run.
(d) The Union was defeated at the Battle of Wilderness.

5. What was "I Can Not Consent to Suspend the Draft" a response to?
(a) Riots in New York.
(b) Riots in Portland.
(c) Riots in Washington.
(d) Riots in Philadelphia.

6. What military objective did Lincoln remind the recipient of "I Am Not Watching You with an Evil-Eye" was vital to the war effort?
(a) East Florida.
(b) East Maine.
(c) East Tennessee.
(d) East Mississippi.

7. What offer did Lincoln reject in "Few Things are So Troublesome"?
(a) Trading cotton.
(b) Trading corn.
(c) Trading prisoners.
(d) Trading iron.

8. What did Lincoln feel about the new commander of the Union Armies?
(a) He gives him the benefit of the doubt.
(b) He could not trust his judgement.
(c) He was nominated to please Congress.
(d) He had complete confidence in him.

9. Who did Lincoln write "A Single Half-Defeat" for?
(a) French author.
(b) An Illinois reporter.
(c) A politician.
(d) A friend.

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

11. What did "Questions I Reserve to Myself" foreshadow?
(a) Proclamation to Overrule the General's Emancipation.
(b) Proclamation for National Fast Day.
(c) Thanksgiving Proclamation.
(d) The Emancipation Proclamation.

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

13. Who was "A Fair Specimen of What Has Occurred to Me Through Life" intended for?
(a) An actor.
(b) A political ally.
(c) A soldier.
(d) A housewife.

14. How long did "Shall Be Thenceforth, and Forever Free" give to the Confederacy states to rejoin the Union?
(a) 50 days.
(b) 80 days.
(c) 90 days.
(d) 100 days.

15. What claims did Lincoln dismiss in "Broken Eggs Cannot Be Mended"?
(a) The blacks electing their own president.
(b) The newly freed slaves rising to kill all the whites in the southern states.
(c) The whites farmers leaving for Mexico.
(d) A black army marching to Washington.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is "A New Birth of Freedom" better known as?

2. What happened to white Union commanders leading black soldiers captured by Confederates according to "The Same Protection to All Its Soldiers"?

3. How was the Emancipation Proclamation written?

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

5. What did the election of Republicans pave the way for according to "The New Reckoning"?

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