1. What is the name of the main character?
2. What state does he live in?
3. While in church, how do the people know that it was Alvin who was doing the shooting?
4. What town does the mailman came from before Pall Mull?
5. Why does he get into a fight at the tavern?
6. Why does Alvin not say a word when his mother throws water in his face?
7. What kind of work does he do?
8. What is the name of the girl he likes?
9. Why does he try to get land on the bottom?
10. Why does he enter the contest?
11. Does he win?
12. What promise is broken after the contest?
13. What does Alvin have in mind to do?
14. What happens to him that night?
15. How does this change him?
16. How do the people who cheated him feel about him at first?
17. How do the men in the store feel about fighting in the war?
18. How does he feel about war?
19. What news does he receive while he is planning his future with Gracie?
20. How does he feel about the war and him fighting?
21. What war are they talking about?
22. How does York’s Sergeant treat him when he finds out he tried to use his religion for a
reason not to fight?
23. What type of promotion do they want to give Alvin?
24. How do the officers decide to let Alvin make his own decision about whether or not he stays?
25. Where does Alvin go to decide rather or not to fight in the war?
26. From where does he write his family a letter?
27. In the trenches, how do the soldiers know when to duck or not for the bombs?
28. What happened to put Alvin in charge of the others?
29. What sound does Alvin make to help him and his outfit survive?
30. What happened to his friend, Pusher?
31. What did Alvin do that make him such a hero?
32. Who was the important man from Tennessee who welcomed Alvin home?
33. What new appliance did they get at Pastor’s Pyle’s store that makes Alvin even more
34. Why doesn’t Alvin take the offers or money?
35. Did he need the money?
36. What did the state of Tennessee give Alvin for being a hero?
37. What modern convenience did this have inside?
38. Is this a true story?
39. What are two good reasons we watched this movie about Alvin York?
40. After our class discussion, name two things that happened in the movie that wasn’t true.