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Unit 5 Assessment HY 2000Question 14 out of 4 pointsThe general who was appointed by Lincoln to lead the Army of the Potomac against Lee at Gettysburg.Selected Answer:George MeadeCorrect Answer:George MeadeQuestion 24 out of 4 pointsThe mastermind of the devastating "March to the Sea" that brought total war to Georgia, demoralized the Confederacy, and captured Savannah on December 21, 1864.Selected Answer:William Tecumseh ShermanCorrect Answer:William Tecumseh ShermanQuestion 34 out of 4 pointsHe earned the reputation of a butcher resorting to slaughterhouse tactics in the Wilderness-to-Petersburg campaign.Selected Answer:Ulysses S. GrantCorrect Answer:Ulysses S. GrantQuestion 44 out of 4 pointsThey met at Appomattox Court House to negotiate a surrender of the Confederacy.Selected Answer:Lee and GrantCorrect Answer:Lee and Grant
Question 54 out of 4 pointsHe circled Lee's forces with his cavalry and infantry, cutting off Lee's escape, and with an unsuccessful means to breakout, this forced Lee to surrender at Appomattox.Selected Answer:Philip SheridanCorrect Answer:Philip SheridanQuestion 64 out of 4 pointsMore than 50% of Northern draftees found a way to gain an exemption, with physical disability being a sure avenue of escape. Some men practiced __________, while other draftees __________, buttressing their claims with testimonials from unscrupulous friends and doctors.Selected Answer: self-mutilation, fabricated disabilitiesCorrect Answer:[None]Response Feedback:[None Given]Question 74 out of 4 pointsLong accustomed to limited government, people in both the North and South considered __________ an un-American and despotic exercise of national powers.Selected Answer: conscriptionCorrect Answer:[None]Response Feedback:[None Given]Question 84 out of 4 pointsJanuary 1, 1863, President Lincoln was under intense pressure to rescind his promise to sign the __________. True to his word, Lincoln signed the document but justified his actionsby his commander-in-chief powers rather than on humanitarian grounds.Selected Answer:Emancipation ProclamationCorrect Answer:[None]Response Feedback:[None Given]Question 94 out of 4 pointsAmerican industry geared up so successfully that __________ ceased in mid-1862 and surpluses rather than shortages became the rule.