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For the Union Dead

For the Union Dead

  

by Robert Lowell

For the Union Dead: Shaking Things Up True or False

1. What's going on in the Boston Common? -> Construction
2. What is the purpose of all the digging? -> They're tilling the soil to plant crops
3. Colonel Shaw was the leader of what group? -> The fishermen's union
4. What artist created the Civil War statue? -> Pablo Picasso
5. What other war (besides the Civil War) makes a cameo appearance? -> World War II

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