Gettysburg Basics
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is the name of the Southern commanding general?
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    Robert E. Lee
    George Meade
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is the name of the Northern commanding general?
    answer choices
    George Lee
    George Meade
    Robert E. Meade
  • Question 3
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    Q. What days did the battle of Gettysburg take place on?
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    June 22, 23, 24, 1863
    July 21, 1861
    July 1, 2, 3 1863
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. Which one is not a reason for the Southern army marching into PA in the summer of 1863?
    answer choices
    capture supplies from the farms in the area
    win a battle and force the North to end the war
    capturing Abe Lincoln
    show Northern people what war is like and give the state of Virginia a break from battles
  • Question 5
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    Q. The first day of the battle ends with:
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    the North winning and chasing the Southerners away from Gettysburg
    the South winning and pushing the Northerners back through Gettysburg
    a peace treaty is signed
  • Question 6
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    Q. All of these happened on the second day of the battle except:
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    fighting goes on at places like Little Round Top and the Peach Orchard
    the North stops the Southern attack
    Southerners attack on both flanks or end of the line
    Pickett's famous charge happens
  • Question 7
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    Q. Pickett's Charge took place on July 3, 1863, which was the third day of the battle.
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  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Pickett's Charge was:
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    a huge victory for the Southern army
    a charge of about 10,000 Southern men at the center of the Northern line
    a charge by Northern men at the Southern line on Seminary Ridge
  • Question 9
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    Q. As a direct result of the battle:
    answer choices
    all slaves are instantly freed.
    Lee and his Southern army are defeated and  retreat back to Virginia and will never invade again
    Lee and his Southern army win the battle and capture Harrisburg
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