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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What did Lincoln support in "It Works Doubly"?
(a) The use of black soldiers.
(b) The use of Irish soldiers.
(c) The use of defecting Confederate soldiers.
(d) The use of Native American soldiers.

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

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

5. Why was Hooker supposed to pursue Lee's army according to "There is No Eligible Route for Us into Richmond"?
(a) To prevent Confederate troops from voting.
(b) To prevent Confereate troops from being transferred West.
(c) To prevent Confederate troops from resting.
(d) To prevent Confederate troops from working in cotton fields.

6. What did Lincoln refuse to do in "Will Be Received and Considered"?
(a) Create another army.
(b) Negotiate with the South.
(c) Abolish conscription.
(d) Increase war spending.

7. How was the Emancipation Proclamation written?
(a) Straightforward and brief.
(b) In a straightforward manner.
(c) With rhetoric to support it.
(d) In a brief manner.

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

9. Why wasn't "The Administration Will Not Be Re-Elected" sent by Lincoln?
(a) He lost it.
(b) An intern stole it.
(c) He won the general election.
(d) It was meant as a reminder.

10. Who was "In This Sad World of Ours" for?
(a) A friend who lost a brother in the war.
(b) A widow whose sons were killed in the war.
(c) A politician who lost a son in the war.
(d) A young girl whose father was killed in the war.

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

12. When was "The New Reckoning" written?
(a) December 1864.
(b) December 1862.
(c) December 1865.
(d) December 1863.

13. What did Lincoln say the country did not have the capacity to do in "A Full Pardon"?
(a) Treat Confederate soldiers as prisoners of war.
(b) Treat Confederate soldiers as loyal.
(c) Treat Confederate soldiers as people.
(d) Treat Confederate soldiers as criminals.

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

15. What was excluded from the Emancipation Proclamation according to "Give Up All Footing Upon Constitution or Law"?
(a) Several states.
(b) Several Republican financial backers.
(c) Several state counties.
(d) Several personal friends of Lincoln.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. Why was the general Lincoln sent "But You Must Act" to defeated?

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

5. Who does Lincoln thank in "Not Best to Swap Horses When Crossing Streams"?

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