Unit 5 Assessment HY 2000.docx - Unit 5 Assessment HY 2000 Question 1 4 out of 4 points The general who was appointed by Lincoln to lead the Army of the

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Unit 5 Assessment HY 2000 Question 1 4 out of 4 points The general who was appointed by Lincoln to lead the Army of the Potomac against Lee at Gettysburg. Selected Answer: George Meade Correct Answer: George Meade Question 2 4 out of 4 points The 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 Sherman Correct Answer: William Tecumseh Sherman Question 3 4 out of 4 points He earned the reputation of a butcher resorting to slaughterhouse tactics in the Wilderness-to-Petersburg campaign. Selected Answer: Ulysses S. Grant Correct Answer: Ulysses S. Grant Question 4 4 out of 4 points They met at Appomattox Court House to negotiate a surrender of the Confederacy. Selected Answer: Lee and Grant Correct Answer: Lee and Grant
Question 5 4 out of 4 points He 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 Sheridan Correct Answer: Philip Sheridan Question 6 4 out of 4 points More 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 disabilities Correct Answer: [None] Response Feedback: [None Given] Question 7 4 out of 4 points Long accustomed to limited government, people in both the North and South considered __________ an un-American and despotic exercise of national powers. Selected Answer: conscriptio n Correct Answer: [None] Response Feedback: [None Given] Question 8 4 out of 4 points January 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 actions by his commander-in-chief powers rather than on humanitarian grounds. Selected Answer: Emancipation Proclamation Correct Answer: [None] Response Feedback: [None Given] Question 9 4 out of 4 points American industry geared up so successfully that __________ ceased in mid-1862 and surpluses rather than shortages became the rule.

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