Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Test | Final Test - Medium

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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Test | Final Test - Medium

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 139 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. When did Grant first meet Lee?
(a) in the middle of the Civil War.
(b) Prior to the Civil War.
(c) At the end of the Civil War.
(d) At the beginning of the Civil War.

2. In Chapter 69, Grant described the capture of Jefferson Davis and the surrender of General _____________.
(a) Jackson.
(b) Justinian.
(c) Johnston.
(d) Jameson.

3. It took a couple of tries to gain control of the fort. What did Grant Grant placed part of the blame for the failed attack?
(a) Free talk.
(b) Weak soldiers.
(c) A lack of ammunitions.
(d) Poor planning.

4. A change in what alerted Grant that there was likely to be a change in tactics, a fact that was soon proven true?
(a) Union commanders.
(b) Confederate capitals.
(c) Confederate Presidents.
(d) Confederate commanders.

5. The book includes a series of footnotes, apparently written by ____________, further explaining sections of the text.
(a) Grant.
(b) Lincoln.
(c) Sheridan.
(d) Sherman.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 61, Grant detailed the events leading up to the attempts to rout the Confederates from Fort _____________, located near Wilmington.

2. In Chapter 49, Sherman advanced into Georgia and the siege of ______________ was outlined.

3. In Chapter 65, Grant described the battle at _________ Forks and the battles leading up to the final march on Petersburg.

4. In Chapter 45, Grant was moved to ____________ and established a headquarters there.

5. On another occasion, Grant saw a man drawing water from a tree that had fallen in the river and questioned him before discovering what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Grant promise Lincoln? Why did he make this promise?

2. Grant outlines troops, their positions and their strengths under specific commanders. What is the reason Grant does this?

3. What did Grant think about this new campaign involving all the troops? Why?

4. When Lee's troops were discovered, what was learned about Lee and his men?

5. How did Grant believe his men and General Meade's men should catch up to Lee and his men? Why?

6. How were trenches important in the Battle of the Wilderness? How were they also imperfect?

7. Describe the casualties at the Courthouse at Spotsylvania. Did this affect Grant? Why or why not?

8. Why did Lee ask about terms for surrender? Are you surprised by this?

9. At the surrender of the Confederates, the Union men were energized. Why? Should they have been?

10. Why, in Chapter Fifty-Nine, does Grant step back in time to Sherman's march to the sea?

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