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    Chasing Lincoln’s Killer Quiz 1 (Prologue & Introduction Content with Chapter 1 Vocabulary)

    The following questions are taken from the prologue and introduction of the novel, Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. Read each question carefully and choose the correct answer.

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    Which of the following adjectives best describes John Wilkes Booth’s emotional state as the civil war was nearing its end?

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    Which of the following quotes from the text best supports the answer to question 1?

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    Examine the quote below from Lincoln’s inaugural address. Determine the best reason as to why Lincoln included this statement in his inaugural speech.

    “Fondly do we hope—fervently do we pray that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away…With malice toward none; with charity for all…to bind up the nation’s wounds; to care for him who shall have born the battle, and for his widow and his orphan—to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace, among ourselves and all nations.”

    4

    The author most likely included the introduction before the prologue to…

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    The following questions are from the vocabulary for Chapter 1 of Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. Read the questions carefully and choose the correct answers.

    The word secede means…

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    The word henchman means…

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    The word scourge means…

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    The word incite means…

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    The word solemn means…

    10

    The word indescribable is used correctly in which of the following sentences?