Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Chapter 1-4
1. How does Peter attempt to fulfill himself prior to starting his journey?
2. Describe Peter's life growing up.
3. Describe Peter's life while in college.
4. In Chapter 1, how does Peter feel about America? What does he decide to do? Why does he change his mind?
5. Describe Peter and Cooper's first involvement with a helpful American in Chapter 3.
6. In Chapter 4, what happens when Peter arrives in Washington, DC?
7. Describe Peter's emotional state as...
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