Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Kurt feel like doing to his Uncle Dan?
2. In what state was Kurt's business located?
3. According to Kurt, what are we not born with?
4. What type of people want to become President?
5. Where are the visitors staying in New York?
Write an essay that summarizes what you feel to be Kurt Vonnegut's political beliefs based on what you have read in "A Man Without A Country," with evidence from the text.
Write an persuasive essay on political power, with a focus on the effect of power on people who hold it. Points to address are:
1) Specific examples of the corrupting influence of power.
2) Your personal attitude towards having power over other people.
3) Recommendations for checks and balances over political power in a modern democracy.
Write an essay on the Great Depression from an economic standpoint, examining its causes, effects, and solution. Be sure to address at least one of these points:
1) Political leadership and the Depression.
2) Differences and similarities between the Great Depression and recent economic crises in the United States.
3) The influence of the Great Depression on economics as a discipline.
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