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The Tide of War Shifts: 1864 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What contributed to the high number of Union deaths in the Battle of Cold Harbor?

Question 2 2. What was the primary difference between Lincoln and McClellan with regard to the war?

Question 3 3. Which ship was sunk by a torpedo early in the Battle of Mobile Bay?

Question 4 4. What role did Sherman play in Lincoln's re-election?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is true about the events at Petersburg, VA?

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Question 6 6. What was the meaning of the famous phrase 'Don't swap horses in the middle of the river'?

Question 7 7. What is the benefit of a scorched Earth policy?

Question 8 8. Why was Cold Harbor, Virginia an important location for the Union?

Question 9 9. How was the presidential election effected by matters on the battlefields of 1864?

Question 10 10. Why was the rank of Lieutenant General an important distinction for Grant?

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Question 11 11. How did Sherman's capture of Atlanta help Lincoln?

Question 12 12. How did the results of the 1864 election reflect citizens' conflicted views on the future path the Union should take?

Question 13 13. Who was Lincoln's Democratic opponent in the election of 1864?

Question 14 14. What was the Wilderness Campaign?

Question 15 15. Which of the following as a tactic associated with General William Tecumseh Sherman?

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Question 16 16. What was slightly unusual about General William T. Sherman's pattern of attack and movement during the march to Atlanta?

Question 17 17. Which of the following did NOT happen at the Siege of Petersburg?

Question 18 18. Which of the following BEST describes why Sherman abandoned the Union supply line?

Question 19 19. Which groups made up the Union Party?

Question 20 20. How did General William T. Sherman's victory affect the North?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the Battle of Mobile Bay?

Question 22 22. Who ran against Lincoln in the election of 1864?

Question 23 23. What made the Confederate mule shoe so effective?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was significant about the Battle of Mobile Bay?

Question 25 25. What was the outcome of the battles in the Shenandoah Valley?

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Question 26 26. Why was General Grant sending his cavalry to Spotsylvania?

Question 27 27. Why was Ulysses S. Grant promoted to Lieutenant General?

Question 28 28. Why did General Ulysses S. Grant decide to attack Petersburg, Virginia, after his failed attempt to capture Richmond?

Question 29 29. Which best characterizes the March to the Sea?

Question 30 30. How were Union troops able to win the Battle of Nashville?

The Tide of War Shifts: 1864 Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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