Proficient Level Review, 3 Sept 2021 Quest

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Proficient Level Review, 3 Sept 2021 Quest - Quiz

Practice your Proficient Level Questions for your 3 September, 2021 "Quest"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following phrases did Lincoln's assassin overhear while sorting through his mail - to say the least, this phrase doomed Lincoln?  
    • A. 

      "Remove the Partition"

    • B. 

      "Add Chairs to the Box"

    • C. 

      "Tonights Play is Our American Cousin"

    • D. 

      "Be Sure Washington's Portrait is Ready"

  • 2. 
    Who became president after Lincoln was assassinated; he was quite possibly our worst president:
    • A. 

      James Buchanan

    • B. 

      Franklin Pierce

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • D. 

      James Knox Polk

  • 3. 
    All of the following statements about the manhunt for Lincoln's assassin are true except the assassin:
    • A. 

      Found it very difficult to cross the river from Maryland into Virginia

    • B. 

      Was truly on his own; he never received help from others during this time

    • C. 

      Was able to convince an Army sentry that he could leave Washington, D.C. without a pass

    • D. 

      Was supposed to be captured and arrested; the government wanted the full story

  • 4. 
    After the Civil War, which of the following was the general that was the Commander of the Army, and then was elected as our 18th President in 1868, serving two full terms in office:
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      James Garfield

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      Ulysses Grant

  • 5. 
    What was the MAIN MOTIVATION for Lincoln's assassin? He wanted to be:
    • A. 

      The most famous man in America

    • B. 

      Seen and treated as a "Hero of the South"

    • C. 

      Viewed as incredibly brave, not as a coward

    • D. 

      Rich, since he was offered money to kill Lincoln

  • 6. 
    All of the following statements are true about what happened in the balcony concerning the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln except the assassin:
    • A. 

      Landed awkwardly on the stage after jumping from the balcony, badly breaking a leg

    • B. 

      Was prepared to kill one of Lincoln's security men to get to the balcony, but not two security men

    • C. 

      Jumped from the balcony before Major Rathbone could react to the sound of the pistol shot

    • D. 

      Peeked through a peephole in the door before entering the balcony and killing Lincoln

  • 7. 
    All of the following were examples of "Black Codes" except African-Americans were:
    • A. 

      Required to step into the street if a white person was on the sidewalk

    • B. 

      Required to avoid eye contact with whites

    • C. 

      Unable to possess firearms

    • D. 

      Unable to have a job

  • 8. 
    All of the following statements about the Massacre at Wounded Knee are correct except:
    • A. 

      U.S. soldiers firing their rifles were the main reason why so many Natives died

    • B. 

      U.S. officials at the reservation thought the "Ghost Dance" was really a war dance

    • C. 

      A struggle between a soldier and a warrior over a rifle was the most likely cause of the first shot fired

    • D. 

      It was the first documented example of extermination in U.S. History

  • 9. 
    In which of the following events on the Plains did U.S. Cavalry soldiers attack and kill mostly women and children in the Winter of 1868:
    • A. 

      Washita Massacre

    • B. 

      Massacre Canyon

    • C. 

      Massacre at Wounded Knee

    • D. 

      Federman Massacre

  • 10. 
    All of the following statements are true about the Battle at Little Bighorn except Colonel George Armstrong Custer:
    • A. 

      Kept his entire cavalry together for the upcoming battle

    • B. 

      Shared the danger with his men during the battle

    • C. 

      Was most unwise in his decision-making in terms of when to have his horses gallop at full speed

    • D. 

      Was surprised at the size of the Native village during his attack

  • 11. 
    What was the name of the gun that was used at Wounded Knee by the U.S. soldiers?
    • A. 

      The Hotchkiss Gun

    • B. 

      The Howitzer

    • C. 

      "Hell on Wheels"

    • D. 

      The Gatling Gun

  • 12. 
    All of the following statements are true about why the Battle of Little Bighorn was so one-sided except:
    • A. 

      The Native warriors were outnumbered by the US Cavalry

    • B. 

      The rifles of the US Cavalry were inferior to Native rifles

    • C. 

      The possibility that the US Cavalry's horses were too tired compared to Native Horses

    • D. 

      The Commander of the US Cavalry divided his army into three separate forces

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