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For the Union Dead

For the Union Dead


by Robert Lowell

For the Union Dead: Shaking Things Up Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around For the Union Dead? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What's going on in the Boston Common?

An earthquake
A monster truck rally
A parade
Q. What is the purpose of all the digging?

They're excavating graves
They're tilling the soil to plant crops
They're making a parking lot
They're looking for a water source
Q. Colonel Shaw was the leader of what group?

The Confederate soldiers
The first all-black infantry
The Massachusetts craft guild
The fishermen's union
Q. What artist created the Civil War statue?

Pablo Picasso
The Artist Formerly Known as Prince
August Saint-Gaudens
Q. What other war (besides the Civil War) makes a cameo appearance?

The Gulf War
World War I
World War II
War and Peace