Milton Hershey Chapter 3 – The Sounds Of War (P 22 – 31)

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  • 1. 
    Milton wakes up one morning to find his father missing and he is very scared. His father returns holding a newspaper, why?
    • A. 

      He wants to know what the price of butter is at the market.

    • B. 

      He had business in town, so he got the paper.

    • C. 

      He wants to know information about the war.

    • D. 

      The newspaper had ads for jobs and he needed one.

  • 2. 
    The war was in the city of York the day before and the Union Army burned the Susquehanna bridge in order to keep the Southern army from coming into Pennsylvania.  According to Henry Hershey, the burning of the bridge explained 
    • A. 

      The smell of fire in the area

    • B. 

      The glow in the sky they saw the night before

    • C. 

      The noise of gunshots in the area

    • D. 

      The people leaving town

  • 3. 
    Henry told Milton that they must be ready for anything.  Milton decided to go to his room and put all his coins into a coffee can and bury it in the yard. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    On July 1st the battle had begun. Milton was afraid.  His mother hugged him to make him feel better. Then he went outside to put his ear to the ground. What did he hear?
    • A. 

      People running in all directions to escape the soldiers

    • B. 

      Horses and cattle running down the roads

    • C. 

      The distant sounds of cannons and gunshots

    • D. 

      Trains coming down the tracks with more soldiers

  • 5. 
    Most Mennonites believed in the abolition of slavery. They wanted slavery to end as it was not part of their religion, but fighting and killing other people were against their religion, too. Milton was too young to fight.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Henry Hershey told his neighbors and friends they were not leaving the farm. He said that if they left, his mother would want to take the smelly chickens. Henry would rather stay than ride in a wagon with the chickens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Milton Hershey preferred their life on the farm because Sarena and Milton could play outside, drink free water from the ground, eat a lot, and chickens smelled better than Titusville. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Milton never saw a Southern Soldier because the armies fought at Gettysburg. According to Henry Hershey it was a turning point  in the war because so many soldiers died. How many soldiers died?
    • A. 

      Thousands on the Southern side and hundreds on the Union side

    • B. 

      Thousands on both sides

    • C. 

      Millions on both sides

    • D. 

      Millions on the Southern side and thousands on the Union side

  • 9. 
    Milton hid his money very well.  Where did Milton hide his money?
    • A. 

      Between the corn and beans

    • B. 

      By the tomatoes

    • C. 

      He forgot the place in the garden

    • D. 

      Near the potatoes

  • 10. 
    Milton’s mother told him to grow his money 
    • A. 

      By earning it because money doesn’t grow on trees

    • B. 

      By working hard and saving it

    • C. 

      By planting it and writing down where it is

    • D. 

      By saving it, not planting it

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